Tagged: DEF

Trucks on snowy winter highway road 1

Cold Weather Stresses Truck Components

Cold weather can cause headaches for drivers and maintenance managers alike. Most industry veterans are familiar with the havoc that winter can cause for a truck’s fundamental components. However, many are not as comfortable with…

Diesel Exhaust Fuel, DEF, Diagram 0

Simple Steps Can Maximize DEF

As the number of trucks equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology continues to rise, fleet and maintenance managers are wondering how to make the most out of their diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), which is required to keep their vehicles running and compliant with the EPA’s Heavy Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards.

Hino truck and its selective catalytic reduction (SCR) next to the Diesel particulate filter (DPF) with regeneration process by the late fuel injection to control exhaust temperature to burn off soot 0

DEF requires proper handling

Editor’s note: What follows is a quick tutorial on what diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is and how truck operators should use it. hat is DEF (diesel exhaust fluid)? DEF is the reactant necessary for the...