3-Stage Heavy-Duty Boom Lubrication

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 19, 2019 11:21:27 AM

Proper maintenance goes a long way to ensuring your equipment works efficiently and dependably.  In a 24/7 towing and recovery industry, it can be challenging to make sure each maintenance step is performed on time and the right way.  This is especially the case if you are a towing company who owns multiple units across different models of heavy-duty wreckers and rotators.  This video aims to help by demonstrating how to properly lubricate 3-stage recovery booms found on the Century®️ and Vulcan®️ heavy-duty integrated wreckers and rotators.

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Topics: Century 9055, miller industries, maintenance, maintenance monday, heavy-duty wrecker, Vulcan V-100, 1150 Rotator, 1075

Cummins® X15 Engine Fuel Filter Maintenance Video

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 5, 2019 2:05:35 PM

This maintenance video is the last in a three-part video series with Cummins Engine Company covering the air and fuel systems.  In this video we show how to change the fuel filters on your class-8 heavy-duty truck chassis fuel filter system for the Cummins® X15 Performance Engine. 

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Topics: Rotator, Tow Truck, Truck, maintenance, maintenance monday, chassis, Cummins, heavy-duty wrecker, engine, fuel system, x15

Cummins® Class-8 Truck Chassis Air Intake System Maintenance Video

Posted by Miller Industries on Jul 1, 2019 7:30:00 AM

This video is the second edition of the maintenance video series with Cummins Engine Company.  In this video we demonstrate some tips for changing the air filters on your class-8 heavy-duty truck chassis air intake system for the Cummins® X15 Performance Engine.  Ensuring that your tow truck is maintenanced properly helps ensure maximum performance and efficiency. 

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Topics: miller industries, Trucks, maintenance, maintenance monday, VIDEO, Paccar, Cummins, Air Intake System, Air Filter Change

Cummins® Class-6 Truck Chassis Air Intake System Maintenance Video

Posted by Miller Industries on Jun 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Working in the 24/7 Towing & Recovery Industry requires wreckers, rotators, and rollbacks to be ready to go at a moment's notice.  Ensuring that your truck chassis is maintenanced properly helps ensure maximum performance and efficiency.  This video demonstrates how to change the air intake filter for different Class-6 truck chassis with Cummins® and Paccar® engines. 

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Topics: miller industries, Truck, maintenance, maintenance monday, VIDEO, Paccar, Cummins, Air Intake System, Air Filter Change

Lubricating your Control Station

Posted by Miller Industries on Feb 12, 2019 4:41:08 PM

One often overlooked maintenance item is the lubrication of the control station on your wrecker or rotator. This video demonstrates how to lubricate the control station handle on Century® and Vulcan® Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Wreckers, as well as Rotators.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Vulcan, Wrecker, Rotator, maintenance, maintenance monday

There Is A Lot Riding On These Bolts!

Posted by Miller Industries on Jan 14, 2019 9:04:00 AM

In this video we review the importance of inspecting the subframe mounting bolts on your wrecker or rotator, as well as demonstrate a simple technique for quickly checking for loose bolts.

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Holmes, Chevron, Medium-Duty, maintenance, maintenance monday, VIDEO

Sunscreen for your Rotator...?

Posted by Miller Industries on Dec 5, 2018 12:48:06 PM

The excess cold and heat created by the elements can make the need for additional care requirements for your equipment.  When it comes to rotator recovery booms, the heat from the summer sun can dry out the grease inside your recovery boom over time thus leading to excess wear on the wear pads inside the boom.  Following the recommendations in this video, you can help avoid this occurrence and keep your rotator ready to respond when needed.  

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Vulcan, Rotator, Recovery, maintenance, lubrication, maintenance monday, boom, VIDEO

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Winch Gear Oil Change (Part 2)

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 27, 2018 12:20:25 PM

In this short video we demonstrate a helpful technique to aid in changing the gear oil on the DP winches found on our heavy wreckers and rotators.  This video is a last video in a three-part video series covering the DP Winches found on Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty wreckers and rotators.  

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Topics: 9055XL, Century, miller industries, Towing, Winch, Rotators, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, 1150, Wrecker, Tow Truck, Truck, V-100, V-70, Integrated, Winching, maintenance, maintenance monday, 1135, 7035, VIDEO, DP Winch, 9055, gear oil

Maintenance Monday: Heavy-Duty Winch Gear Oil Change

Posted by Miller Industries on Aug 6, 2018 11:22:00 AM

In this video our friends at TWG walk us through how to change the gear oil on the DP winches for Century and Vulcan heavy-duty wreckers.  In this video we also discuss the difference in oil reservoirs found on the 50k and 35k winches.  We hope you find this video helpful.  If you have more questions please reach out to one of our knowledgeable distributors.

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Topics: Century, miller industries, Winch, Vulcan, V-100, V-70, maintenance, maintenance monday, 7035, 5130, 5230, VIDEO, DP Winch, 9055, gear oil

Maintenance Monday: Setting Heavy-Duty Winch Drag

Posted by Miller Industries on Jul 30, 2018 10:23:00 AM

Verifying the winch drag settings on your  heavy-duty wrecker is an important maintenance item.  Our friends at TWG helped us create this helpful video that outlines why drag settings are so important, and also demonstrates how to set the tension for both the DP 35,000 lb. and 50,000 lb. winches.    In this video we also clear up some common misconceptions around free-spool tension settings on our Century® and Vulcan®  heavy-duty wreckers, and explain the differences between how the 35k and 50k winches function internally.

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Topics: 9055XL, Century, Century 9055, miller industries, Winch, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Winching, maintenance, Wire Rope, maintenance monday, VIDEO, DP Winch

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