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Follow Dr. Hino’s articles to learn more about preventive maintenance, recommended maintenance, good driving practices, what’s important to check during safety rounds and much more!

  • Valve adjustment

    What is a valve adjustment? A valve adjustment consists of making sure that the tappets allow the engine valves to close and open properly. If ...

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  • Air filter

    The engine air filter removes and filters any harmful particles or components that may enter your engine. A very dirty air filter that is not ...

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  • VNT lubrication

    What is a VNT? A VNT is a component of the turbocharger also called ''Variable nozzle turbocharger''. The VNT allows to modify the turbo response ...

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  • Radiator cleaning

    Every summer, we have customers who complain that their trucks overheat on the highway. The main reason for these overheating is caused by a very ...

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  • Replace the AISIN transmission oil

    All our Hino 155, 195 and some 185 trucks are equipped with an Aisin A450 transmission. The manufacturer's recommendation is to change the transmission oil ...

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  • Replace your VCC filter

    First of all, before knowing the importance of CCV filter replacement, you should ask yourself the following question: What is a VCC filter? It is ...

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  • Replace fuel filters

    It is important to understand the role of a fuel filter before explaining the importance of replacing it. A fuel filter is used to remove ...

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  • Check your brake oil level

    When Dr. Hino recommends that you check the brake oil level during your safety check, not just to see if there is any left. The ...

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  • The tightening

    Why should you have your truck wheels re-torqued after a tire replacement? Overtightening is just as bad as undertightening the wheels. Too much tightening could ...

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  • Checking the air conditioning system

    When Dr. Hino recommends that you have your air conditioning system checked once a year, it's simply for your comfort. At Laval Hino, we don't ...

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