Monthly Archives: November 2021

Common Truck Problems In The Winter You Need To Know About

Common Truck Problems In The Winter You Need To Know About

Winter in Missouri is almost here and it can get really cold on some days. It can also get to the point where it can trigger some common issues for your truck. Dry Fork Diesel Repair, your truck mechanic in Carthage, MO is your place to go when you need to see if your truck is roadworthy for the winter. We’ll be taking a look at some of the most common vehicle problems that you could potentially face when winter is in full swing. What issues could you be possibly facing when Old Man Winter settles in on Missouri? Let’s take a look at what they are: 1. Decreasing Tire Pressure The cold temperature on the road will be enough to cause your tires to decrease in pressure. Tires can lose a pound of pressure per square inch for each 10 degree (F) drop in temperature. The colder the pavement, the more air your tires could lose. Under inflated tires and icy roads don’t mix at all. So you want to make sure your truck's tires range from ... read more

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