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Using the Scan Tool For Maintenance, Part 2

By Kevin Roberts

By using the scan tool as a means of gathering information before a symptom occurs, downtime can be minimized.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2010)
 

Primary & Secondary Operational Costs

By Kevin Roberts

Refresh your memory on how low-cost preventative maintenance now can save big bucks down the road.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2009)
 

Oil Change or Not

By Ed Sanow

Check out Ed Sanow's column, Police Lane.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2008)
 

Survey Says!

By PFM Staff

Interesting facts and tidbits about the nation's police fleet operations are revealed.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

GM Oil Life System

By PFM Staff

General Motors announced that its newer police vehicles do not need the oil changed every 3,000 miles.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

02 Sensors and Black Tape

By PFM Staff

The Oxygen Sensor MIL should not be ignored. It should be treated as a serious maintenance issue.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

Cooling System Maintenance

By Kevin Roberts

The dependability of your cooling system depends on all the components working properly and together. Failure of one component can compromise the ability of the cooling system to do its job. Preventative maintenance can ward off many types of these problems.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2006)
 

Valvoline MaxLife Oil

By Victor Kersey

After recognizing the fact that American vehicles were aging, Valvoline launched MaxLifeâ„¢ Motor Oil in the United States specifically for the care and maintenance of cars with more than 75,000 miles.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2006)
 

Preventing Warped Rotors

By Earl Gautsche

Brake rotors can warp as a result of heat from frequent, heavy braking caused by aggressive driving. But irregular wear on the rotor from occasional contact with the semi-metallic brake pads can also cause warped rotors on patrol cars not driven so hard.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2006)
 

PM Based on Fuel Consumption

By Kevin Roberts

Fuel consumption is an alternative to using mileage or hours to schedule the most cost-effective preventative maintenance program. Whether an engine is idling, cruising, or in pursuit, it is using fuel. And the fuel use occurs at a varying rate depending on the type of use.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2006)
 
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