Archive for the ‘Certified Pre-Owned’ Category
What is the Peterbilt Red Oval Certified Pre-Owned Truck Program?
Whether you’re interested in buying a truck to start a career as a trucker, you need to upgrade your vehicle, or you want to expand or enhance your fleet of trucks, getting a pre-owned semi is a great option. This can be more affordable compared to buying a new truck. And if you decide to go with a Peterbilt pre-owned truck that’s Red Oval Certified, you can also rest assured that you’ll be getting a high-quality vehicle that’s reliable and comes with modern features.
Why You Need a Valve Adjustment for Your Diesel Engine
A valve adjustment (sometimes also called an overhead) is vital to the health of your diesel engine to ensure proper combustion. This is often an overlooked task for proper engine maintenance; however, neglecting your valves could lead to a lot of unwanted hassles like loss of power and decreased fuel efficiency. Keeping a close eye on the valve lash can alert you to a problem before it leads to hefty repair costs for your diesel engine and a lot of unplanned downtime.
By Bill Maki
Used Truck Manager
Allstate Peterbilt Group
Recently, a host of companies offering extended warranties on pre-owned units entered the used truck market. Most of these programs include a limited mechanical breakdown warranty and require an inspection. So, how do you know if an extended warranty is worth the additional cost? Or which type is best for you? (more…)