Electrical maintenance problems are one of the top maintenance costs facing commercial vehicle operators today.
The Qwik Tech Tips newsletter published monthly by Phillips Industries addresses specific issues that can cause problems and offers "Qwik" solutions.
Phillips Industries is a leading supplier, innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry. Their expertise in finding solutions through an aggressive testing and product development program can help any heavy vehicle operator reduce their own costs from electrical problems. For instance, corrosion build up in electrical systems causes enormous cost, in both time and money and Phillips is doing testing every day to find ways to reduce those costs. Phillips personnel are in constant contact with vehicle operators, asking about their problems and offering solutions.
- Convert all metal sockets to glass filled nylon sealed sockets.
- Secure all pigtails as close to the lamps as possible to avoid road ice buildup.
- Apply dielectric grease to pigtails and clean 7 way socket and plug connections.
- Look for and repair any damage to the harness insulation using solder and seal or heat shrink terminals.
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