Rehab for wet wheel ends

Nov. 1, 2005
Fleets whose truck and trailer wheel-end assemblies were submerged under water during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita now have a quick and easy reference guide from Stemco to help them start repairing the damage. The company's Tech Tip #30, which can be found at www.stemco.com, addresses the inspection, rebuild and reassembly of submerged wheel ends. Stemco cautions fleets not to put any unit back into

Fleets whose truck and trailer wheel-end assemblies were submerged under water during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita now have a quick and easy reference guide from Stemco to help them start repairing the damage.

The company's Tech Tip #30, which can be found at www.stemco.com, addresses the inspection, rebuild and reassembly of submerged wheel ends.

Stemco cautions fleets not to put any unit back into service that hasn't gone through a complete wheel end inspection and/or repair, as poor performance or failure of the entire assembly could result.

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