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Small refrigerated vans are mainly used for temperature-sensitive items such as food or medicine, so temperature is the key to small refrigerated vans. If the temperature is not adjusted properly, the goods will not be stored or transported in a perfect state. The following are 8 maintenance tips for refrigerated delivery van.
1. Before driving, check whether the oil used in the refrigerated van is sufficient, and the oil can reach the destination smoothly.
2.Check that the battery is connected well, make sure that the wire connecting the battery is not damaged, and remember to check whether the electrolyte is sufficient.
3. Before driving a s refrigerated van, check whether there are any parts that are not tightened or other problems. If there are any problems, you must first eliminate the fault before driving on the road.
4. make sure that the drainage device is unobstructed.
5. When loading goods, remember to keep the goods away from the air outlet of the evaporator, so that the cold air in the cargo box keeps circulating, and there is no place where air-conditioning cannot be obtained.
6. Check whether the coolant is correct. The pointer of the liquid level meter should be within the normal range. If the refrigerating liquid is insufficient, the refrigerating liquid should be refilled in time.
7. Adjust the seat belt to the extent that it is not loose or tight.
8. Check whether the electrical and wire connections are stable. Whether the wires are cracked or damaged.
During our normal use, the maintenance are also inseparable. The refrigeration unit is maintained according to the working hours of the engine. The maintenance time of small refrigerated van units is 500-700 hours. It needs to be replaced, air filter element, oil filter element, fuel filter element, and check the tightness of the belt, whether there is leakage in the refrigeration system, etc. However, in order to meet the needs of environmental protection, some brands of refrigeration units try to reduce the damage to the environment and reduce the emission of harmful substances. Therefore, synthetic engine oil or semi-synthetic engine oil is used to replace ordinary engine oil, thereby extending the maintenance time of the engine. Do maintenance once every 2000 hours.
Got this off the driver seat rear lift motor of an 09 Acura MDX. Its stripped and wont raise the seat anymore. Dont know what its called to look for another one online. Thanks for the help.
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By James C. Owens, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Only you can protect your family or yourself from defective or noncompliant vehicles or equipment that could pose a threat to your safety.
Hundreds of injuries have been reported, and 16 people have been killed in the U.S. by defective air bags that are part of the largest and most complex vehicle recalls in U.S. history—affecting tens of millions of vehicles from 19 automakers. Getting these unsafe vehicles repaired is integral to improving safety and saving lives. The U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging vehicle owners to take a few simple steps to protect themselves and others from this urgent threat to safety. Learning how to check for recalls is the first important step, and the next is knowing how to get your recall fixed for FREE.
What is a vehicle recall?
A vehicle safety recall is just that—bringing an unsafe vehicle to a dealership to resolve a safety problem when a manufacturer or NHTSA determines that a vehicle or piece of equipment has a safety-related defect or does not comply with federal standards. Manufacturers are required to fix the problem by repairing it, replacing it, offering a refund, or in rare cases, repurchasing the vehicle. In 2019 alone, there were over 38 million vehicles recalled.
Check for recalls
If your vehicle is currently under recall, you should receive a notice in the mail from your vehicle’s manufacturer. If you’re worried about missing a notice, you can also stay up to date on recalls by signing up for notification emails.
You don’t need to wait for a notification to find out if your vehicle is under recall. Visit https://www.NHTSA.gov/recalls and enter your VIN to see if your vehicle is under recall. You can also use NHTSA’s website to check on vehicle-related products, such as car seats, tires or equipment.
Not sure where your VIN is? Look on the lower left of your vehicle’s windshield. It is 17 characters long. Your VIN is also located on your vehicle registration card, and may be shown on your insurance card too.
Get the repair (for FREE!)
If your vehicle is under recall, follow any interim safety guidance provided by the manufacturer and contact your local dealership to get the FREE recall repair.
Report problems for investigation
If you think your vehicle or equipment could have a safety defect, reporting it to NHTSA is important. If the agency receives similar reports from a number of people about the same product, this could indicate that a safety-related defect exists that would warrant an investigation. You can report any suspected safety defects to NHTSA one of two easy ways: by visiting www.NHTSA.gov/recalls, or by calling NHTSA’s vehicle safety hotline (888-327-4236 or 800-424-9393 toll-free from anywhere in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands).
Vehicle owner reports fuel NHTSA’s work, and that’s why we’re committed to sharing more information with you about how to report recalls. NHTSA recommends checking your VIN twice a year to see if your vehicle is under any safety recall: when you set your clocks forward in the spring and when you set them back in the fall. Stay in touch with NHTSA and keep an eye on your mailbox for direct alerts. And if your vehicle is under recall, get it repaired for FREE immediately. With safer drivers and safer cars, we’ll have safer roads—and your efforts can help save lives.
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