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Conducting regular maintenance is the most effective way to preserve the quality of your machines. Keeping up with maintenance tasks will help ensure your equipment has a long lifespan. In this section, we'll discuss what you can do to keep your machines in good condition.


A yellow telehandler with fork attachments

Telehandler Maintenance 101: Typical Repairs and Troubleshooting

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The Benefits of Using a Seal Kit for Heavy Equipment Maintenance

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Best Practices for Charging Lithium-Ion Batteries in Construction Equipment

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The Effects of Worn Tracks on Heavy Equipment Performance and Safety

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The Common Causes of Premature Seal Failure in Heavy Equipment


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How to Change the Hydraulic Filter in Your Heavy Equipment

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What Different Diesel Engine Smoke Colors Can Reveal

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Understanding Clogged Air Filter Symptoms in Heavy Equipment

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Why Do Heavy Equipment Diesel Engines Misfire?

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5 Common Mini Excavator Problems and How to Solve Them

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Explore our Guides section and get detailed information on some of the most important heavy equipment topics. Get step-by-step instructions for frequent maintenance tasks. Plus, learn best practices for managing, operating, and preserving your equipment.


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Harnessing the Power of Bidirectional Charging in Construction Equipment

A hydrauli breaker digging in to and breaking up a concrete road

How to Choose the Best Tool Bit for Your Hydraulic Breaker

A yellow boom lift with a man in the basket being raised up to a steel building frame in construction

The Most Popular and Most Underrated Boom Lift Attachments

A shot of a man on a boom lift basket from the bottom up, the man can be seen through the grated basket floor

Boom Lift Safety: Understanding the Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Man wearing safety vest and hard hat sitting in the cap of a skid steer

Essential PPE for Job Site Safety: Protecting Workers from Head to Toe


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How to Clean Diesel Fuel Injectors

A worker in the basket of an extended boom lift on concrete

Which Parts of Your Fleet Should You Electrify?

Man filling up a fuel tank with diesel fluid

Diesel Fuel Storage for Construction Sites: Best Practices

Two track loaders leveling out dirt

The Best Equipment for Leveling Ground

A Takeuchi TL12 Skid Steer

Takeuchi TL12 DIY Filter Change

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In this section, we'll take a deep dive into the specific parts of your machine. We'll focus on individual components and answer questions about them in greater depth. Learn how specific parts play key roles in the performance of your fleet. And, gain a better understanding of how those parts work.


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Essential Wear Protection Strategies to Prevent Excavator Bucket Damage

A close up of a prestinely clean engine compartment with the fan center frame

The Critical Functions of Engine Cooling Fans in Heavy Equipment

A hydraulic cylinder attached to a large, yellow machine

What is Hydraulic Fluid and How is it Used in Construction Equipment?

The seat of a heavy machine

The Importance of Seat Covers for Maintaining a Machine's Cab

A disassembled silver diesel fuel pump

How Diesel Fuel Pumps Keep Your Equipment Running Smoothly


A close up of a pile of grease fittings, also known as zerks

Grease Fittings 101: The Functions and Maintenance of Zerks

A hand wearing a blue glove reaching into a machine to check a hydraulic filter

Symptoms of a Clogged Hydraulic Filter

A close up of rusty fuel injectors

Symptoms of a Bad Diesel Fuel Injector

A close up of teeth on a bucket digging into the dirt

Bucket Teeth Basics: What You Should Know

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DEF Headers: What Are They and How Do They Work?

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