A preventive maintenance schedule helps ensure your vehicle is always regularly serviced so you can not only keep your truck in top working condition, but get ahead of any problems before they start.
This type of truck maintenance goes beyond pre-trip inspection checklists and takes a big-picture approach to vehicle and fleet management. Common examples of preventive tasks include oil changes, checking spark plugs, and inspecting hoses; but a robust program covers much more than that. Owner’s manuals provide a great starting point for specific vehicle requirements, in addition to the basics that should be on every heavy equipment maintenance checklist.
Frequent and routine maintenance leads to fewer mechanical problems saving time, money, and headaches. But the upside of a proactive truck maintenance plan doesn’t stop there. Here are some key benefits a solid plan will create: