Accuride videos simplify installing, maintaining wheels, components

Accuride videos simplify installing, maintaining wheels, components

Accuride Corporation has launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and automatic slack adjusters (ASAs).

The videos use animation, technical diagrams, and step-by-step instructions to quickly and clearly walk the viewer through correct procedures for installing and maintaining these components. Accuride customers can access the videos on the Accuride website, mobile application, and YouTube channel.

This new service video series includes:

•Accuride Wheel Service Video—Gives thorough yet easy-to-follow instructions for wheel installation and maintenance.  The video covers single-piece rims and wheels and includes safe, effective steps for performing wheel removal by hand and machine, complete visual inspection, wheel-end cleaning and preparation, tubeless tire installation, and proper mounting of the tire/wheel assembly. Following these steps will ensure dependable performance and maintain service life of the wheels. To view, access

•Gunite Brake Drum Service Video—Provides proper installation, inspection, and maintenance procedures for genuine Gunite brake drums to maximize service life and ensure safe, reliable brake system performance in daily over-the-road use. The video demonstrates how to establish a periodic brake drum maintenance program that will help users recognize common symptoms and make necessary corrections to restore balanced braking performance. To view:

•Gunite Automatic Slack Adjuster Service Video—Provides users with all the information needed to properly install, remove, inspect, adjust, and maintain genuine Gunite automatic slack adjusters on their vehicle. Following the helpful step-by-step procedures in this service video will enable users to obtain peak performance from Gunite ASAs. To view:

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