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Commercial Vehicle Caliper Tester

September 24th, 2019 Comments off

HGV Brake Caliper Tester

The tester is used to check the potentiometers (wear indicators) in brake calipers and for the determination of the wear of the brake disc and brake pads.

The practice of checking a potentiometer for faults and replacement could save a commercial vehicle operator thousands instead of complete caliper replacements!!

The reported practise of replacing a complete calipers rather than testing and replacing a potentiometer is in the past if you own an aide automotive Potentiometer Tester.

The procedure for checking the potentiometer can be carried out with the caliper installed on the vehicle or with the caliper removed, simply connect the supplied correct cable to the brake potentiometer, power the tester and choose which type you are testing, MAN / Mercedes 3 Wire Gold DAF / Mercedes 2 Wire Scania / Iveco /
Mercedes 3 Wire Silver

The display will show the voltage, pad wear percentage & bar graph.

To set a new potentiometer simply wind the potentiometer until the display show 0 %, done!!

To test a potentiometer, wind the potentiometer until about 2.75 volts, this will show low pads warning and then to 100% for failure warning. SIMPLE!!

So start testing & replacing potentiometers to save money today!!
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Commercial Vehicle Fuel Security

February 18th, 2016 Comments off

Truck Fuel Alarm & Anti Siphon Featured In Transport Operator

aide automotive are featured in the recent Transport Operator news paper!

The Transport Operator is a industry newspaper for commercial vehicle operators and repairers, now in print and online. Essential reading for HGV, PSV, LCV industry.

Transport Operator is a printed monthly commercial vehicle industry newspaper targeted at HGV and PSV operators and workshops. It offers a lively mix of essential industry news, details of new legislation, the latest product information and much more.

aide automotive were featured in the Fuel Security edit. Having two recent customer case studies were truck fuel was stolen with the companies taking measures to protect diesel.

Below is an extract from the editorial feature:
“Two operators have recently invested in products from commercial vehicle equipment supplier aide automotive in order to help prevent diesel theft.
Coventry-based Perry Finch Poultry recently invested in the Scania TP Anti-Siphon products for its truck fleet.

Bedfordshire-based general haulier Three Counties Contracts Ltd (TCC) invested in the TankGuard anti-fuel theft alarm from aide, which activates once the fuel cap is removed or a potential thief tampers with the tank.

“TCC are always looking to improve the business efficiency and productivity. Installing incident cameras and anti fuel-theft measures improves the truck efficiency and keeps the fleet moving,” said aide.”

To review how Truck Fuel Alarms or Commercial Vehicle Anti Siphon products can help your truck fleet, please call aide automotive on 0115 8456471

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