Ask Stella (Diesel Q/A)

From tires to oil, and everything in between, Stella's got your back when it comes to answering your toughest diesel questions. Stella's diesel knowledge goes beyond her time as a lube technician because she has spent most of her life around trucks and is very familiar with the importance of preventative maintenance. 

Stella works with our team of experts from Speedco's featured, long-standing vendors to ensure the best response to your questions. So go ahead, ask her anything, because Stella knows diesel.

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What is servicing the gearbox?
Written by Summer Havron on November 20, 2015 @ 3:00:00 PM
Servicing your gear boxes is an important part of maintaining the health of your truck. Just like getting your oil changed, itís considered routine preventative maintenance and ignoring it can be costly. :: What is servicing the gearbox?
 
What do the numbers on my oil analysis mean?
Written by Summer Havron on October 23, 2015 @ 1:00:00 PM
Oil analysis results will vary based on truck engine, age, change intervals, etc. Therefore, any number measurements will have an acceptable range. Completing three consecutive oil analyses will provide a good idea of where your truck should be. :: What do the numbers on my oil analysis mean?
 
During an oil analysis, what is the sample checked for? Also, how do I know there is no residue left over from tests before mine?
Written by Summer Havron on May 6, 2015 @ 8:00:00 AM
During an oil analysis, what is the sample checked for? Also, how do I know there is no residue left over from tests before mine? :: During an oil analysis, what is the sample checked for? Also, how do I know there is no residue left
 
Can your company service an RV diesel generator i.e. Onan QD6000?
Written by Summer Havron on September 24, 2014 @ 9:00:00 AM
Can your company service an RV diesel generator i.e. Onan QD6000? :: Can your company service an RV diesel generator i.e. Onan QD6000?
 
What's with the ban on lead weights?
Written by Sarah Howard on May 21, 2014 @ 8:30:00 AM
What's with the ban on lead weights? :: What's with the ban on lead weights?
 
If I have wheel balancers, do I still need to balance my tires?
Written by Sarah Howard on May 1, 2014 @ 1:00:00 PM
If I have wheel balancers, do I still need to balance my tires? :: If I have wheel balancers, do I still need to balance my tires?
 
Whatís the best way to rotate all 18 tires on my truck?
Written by Sarah Howard on March 30, 2014 @ 10:00:00 AM
Whatís the best way to rotate all 18 tires on my truck? :: Whatís the best way to rotate all 18 tires on my truck?
 
Does my speed really impact my truck?
Written by Sarah Howard on February 12, 2014 @ 1:35:00 PM
Does my speed really impact my truck? :: Does my speed really impact my truck?
 
Why does Speedco ask me to witness torque?
Written by Sarah Howard on December 11, 2013 @ 11:00:00 AM
Why does Speedco ask me to witness torque? :: Why does Speedco ask me to witness torque?
 
Does cold weather affect my tire pressure?
Written by Sarah Howard on November 13, 2013 @ 8:00:00 AM
Does cold weather affect my tire pressure? :: Does cold weather affect my tire pressure?
 

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