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Components of Your Truck That Should Be Checked During a Truck Inspection

Here are the components of your truck that should be checked during a truck inspection.

It’s always important for truck drivers to stay safe while they’re on the road. One part of truck safety that should never be ignored is truck inspections. During these inspections, you’ll check on the different parts of your truck to ensure they’re all working as needed. So, what are all of the truck parts that need to be inspected? Here are the components of your truck that should be checked during a truck inspection.


One of the most vital components of your truck is the engine. There are many aspects of your truck engine that need to be inspected thoroughly. Such components include the hoses, belts, coolant levels, and oil levels.


No truck can be safe without functional brakes. After all, the ability to come to a stop is needed to avoid collisions on the road. That’s why part of your truck inspection should be focused on the brakes. Take a close look at your brake fluid levels, as well as the brake lines and pads to be sure they are all in good condition.


Your tires are the one part of your truck that actually connects with the road. During your truck inspection, you’ll need to check your truck tires for wear and tear, as well as other types of visible damage. It’s also smart to check your tire pressure to avoid having flat tires while you’re on the road. Sometimes, tires can even be overinflated, which can result in tire blowouts.


You need working truck lights in order to see where you’re going, especially at night or when there’s inclement weather. Make sure to check both your headlights and taillights before you get on the road. There are also other lights on your truck that should be checked, including your turn signals.

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