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may stock extra tire pressure sensors, for example.
Cousins knows he will soon have to rely more heavily on
data as parts get more complex.
"There's more automation," he says. "There are more electronic components. It seems like every time you purchase a
new truck, there's a new sensor. I can see with the way the
industry is trending, at some point having to take a long hard
look at being more analytical than what we are now."

percent of the time," Cousins
says. Trucks with Cummins
engines are typically under
warranty for 250,000 miles,
with the few Paccar engines
they have under warranty up
to 500,000 miles. This helps
avoid having to find those
parts in an emergency.
"Once you crest that
500,000 mark a year, you're
going to have a failure," says
Cousins, who looks at that as
"financing in the repairs."
And after that milestone,
"you just don't know what
exactly it's going to be,"
Cousins adds. "It may not be
catastrophic, but more nickel
and dime things."
Cousins' father is a diesel
mechanic and his parents
bought the company when
he was three, so he knows
his way around the machinery and economics. Fleenor
Brothers' site runs about
as lean as possible, keeping
only the essentials on hand,
such as brakes, drums, and
tires. About twice a year,
he also looks over service
parts orders and talks to the
maintenance team to identify reoccurring problems and

This is the first of a three-part series from
our sister publication, FleetOwner, on the
changing aftermarket landscape and how
to best source parts.
To read Part 2, visit:
FleetOwner.com/21120999 and to read
Part 3, visit: FleetOwner.com/21121305

THE
PROOF IS
IN THE
PARTS.

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protected by Guardol FE against parts using a major
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CYLINDER LINER COMPARISONS

MOBIL DELVAC
SUPER FE 10W-30

GUARDOL FE
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GUARDOL FE
10W-30

DD13 Scuffing Test (ASTM D8074)
31 hours-shows significant scuffing

DD13 Scuffing Test (ASTM D8074)
330 hours-no signs of scuffing

On-Highway Test
884,000 miles-no signs of scuffing

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Fleet Maintenance

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fleet Maintenance

Uptime: How Fleets Can Connect with Tech Schools
Editor's Note: The Aftertreatment Blues
Keys to Maximizing Trailer ROI
Best Practices for Maintaining Hydraulic Braking Systems
Solving the Parts Puzzle
Contending with Accelerated BEV Tire Wear
Cold Weather HVAC Considerations
Management: CMMS Marketplace
Economic Outlook: Signs of Economic Recovery
Diagnostics: Choosing the Right Diagnostic Tool for Roadside Triage
Fleet Parts & Components
Tools & Equipment
Classifieds
Guest Editorial: The Propane-Powered Alternative
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Fleet Maintenance - Uptime: How Fleets Can Connect with Tech Schools
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Fleet Maintenance - Editor's Note: The Aftertreatment Blues
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Fleet Maintenance - Keys to Maximizing Trailer ROI
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Fleet Maintenance - Solving the Parts Puzzle
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Fleet Maintenance - Contending with Accelerated BEV Tire Wear
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Fleet Maintenance - Cold Weather HVAC Considerations
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Fleet Maintenance - Management: CMMS Marketplace
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Fleet Maintenance - Economic Outlook: Signs of Economic Recovery
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