TITLE

Wheel-end care

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Rick
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2007, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents some recommendations from Bob Tanis, a consultant and expert witness in lawsuits involving wheel losses, for proper wheel bearing adjustment. According to Tanis, there are three different bearing systems and each has exclusive bearings that involve different adjustment procedures. Tanis says that it is important for mechanics to make sure they are putting a locking device on any of the nut systems.
ACCESSION #
24768904

 

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