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23 Feb, 2022
Diesel Mechanic Certifications

Diesel Mechanic Certifications

Diesel mechanic certifications can be beneficial when entering the workforce. Learn more about common industry certifications and how to test for them!
01 Feb, 2022
What Is Steering Linkage?

What Is Steering Linkage?

The steering linkage in a vehicle is an important system that transfers motion to the wheels. Learn how the different parts function here.
18 Jan, 2022
A Guide to Truck Classifications

A Guide to Truck Classifications

Heavy-duty vehicles are classified into different groups according to weight. Learn more about these categories and their importance here!
07 Jan, 2022
How Do Tractor AC Systems Work?

How Do Tractor AC Systems Work?

Air-conditioning systems are important in tractors to keep drivers comfortable. Read more about the systems here!
28 Dec, 2021
How to Train to Become a Bus Mechanic

How to Train to Become a Bus Mechanic

Bus mechanics help fix and repair problems on buses, trucks and other diesel engine vehicles. Read more about the role here!
15 Dec, 2021
How Do Truck Suspension Systems Work?

How Do Truck Suspension Systems Work?

Suspension systems play a crucial role on all vehicles, including heavy-duty trucks. Learn all about truck suspensions here!
01 Dec, 2021
What Is a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic?

What Is a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic?

Heavy-duty diesel mechanics work on equipment and vehicles that rely on diesel engines to run. Find out more about this hands-on job here!
24 Nov, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Heavy-Duty Truck Alignment

Everything You Need to Know About Heavy-Duty Truck Alignment

Proper wheel alignment is important for heavy-duty vehicles. Learn more about how it works here.
05 Nov, 2021
Advancements in Diesel Technology

Advancements in Diesel Technology

Many advancements are being made in the world of diesel technology that are helping make things more efficient! Read more about them here.
04 Jun, 2021
Glow Plug: What Does a Coil Light Mean?

Glow Plug: What Does a Coil Light Mean?

The coil light is an important indicator on vehicles with diesel engines. Find out more about how it works here!
20 Apr, 2021
How Do Diesel Hydraulic Brakes Work?

How Do Diesel Hydraulic Brakes Work?

The hydraulic brake systems on diesel vehicles help them come to a safe and complete stop. Learn more about how they operate here.
02 Apr, 2021
How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

Ever wondered what makes a diesel engine run? Learn all about the different diesel engine components here.
25 Feb, 2021
How Long Does It Take to Become a Diesel Mechanic?

How Long Does It Take to Become a Diesel Mechanic?

Learn about the requirements for diesel mechanic school, diesel mechanic courses, career paths for diesel mechanics, and more.
19 Feb, 2021
What Is a Locomotive Mechanic?

What Is a Locomotive Mechanic?

Locomotive mechanics have important jobs. Like working with your hands? Learn how you can train to become one here!
12 Feb, 2021
What Is a Mobile Diesel Mechanic?

What Is a Mobile Diesel Mechanic?

What is a mobile diesel mechanic, and how do you become one? Find out in this career guide.
04 Jan, 2021
How to Become an Agricultural Mechanic

How to Become an Agricultural Mechanic

What does an agricultural mechanic do? Read more about this job here!
30 Dec, 2020
The History and Invention of Diesel Engines

The History and Invention of Diesel Engines

Diesel engines are used in wide variety of fields today. Learn more about their history and when they were invented here!
22 Dec, 2020
What Is a Diesel Generator Technician?

What Is a Diesel Generator Technician?

Wondering what a Diesel Generator Technician does? Find out more about this in-demand job here!
02 Dec, 2020
Diesel Mechanic Salaries: Ranking the Highest Paying Diesel Technician Careers in the U.S.

Diesel Mechanic Salaries: Ranking the Highest Paying Diesel Technician Careers in the U.S.

Want to become a diesel technician? Click here to find information on diesel mechanic salaries and how they vary by state.
02 Jul, 2020
How Do Air Brakes Work? Air Brakes Explained Simply

How Do Air Brakes Work? Air Brakes Explained Simply

Learn how truck air brakes work, including how disc brakes work and how drum brakes work. Looking for more info?
01 May, 2020
How Do Diesel Exhaust Brake Systems Work?

How Do Diesel Exhaust Brake Systems Work?

Ever wondered how diesel exhaust brake systems work? Click here to read our complete guide.
15 Apr, 2020
UTI Grad Nestor Martinez: Our World Relies on Diesel Technicians

UTI Grad Nestor Martinez: Our World Relies on Diesel Technicians

While times might seem uncertain, the demand for diesel techs remains. Here's the inspiring story of UTI diesel grad Nestor Martinez.
30 Mar, 2020
She’s a Full-Time Diesel Technician at Just 19 Years Old

She’s a Full-Time Diesel Technician at Just 19 Years Old

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a female diesel technician? Read diesel tech and UTI grad Briannah Blakely’s story here.
26 Feb, 2020
How to Become a Diesel Technician: The Qualifications and Skills Employers Want

How to Become a Diesel Technician: The Qualifications and Skills Employers Want

Ever wonder what it takes to become a diesel mechanic? Learn about the qualifications and skills employers look for when hiring.
30 Jan, 2020
CNG vs. LPG vs. LNG Fuel: Understanding the Differences

CNG vs. LPG vs. LNG Fuel: Understanding the Differences

Natural gases can be great alternatives to conventional petroleum-based fuels. More industries are turning to CNG, LPG and LNG fuel. Find out the basics here.
05 Dec, 2019
Meet Jazmin Rivera: UTI Grad, Diesel Technician and Business Owner

Meet Jazmin Rivera: UTI Grad, Diesel Technician and Business Owner

UTI graduate Jazmin Rivera is blazing a trail as a female diesel technician for Velocity Vehicle Group. Here's how!
11 Oct, 2019
Light-Duty vs. Heavy-Duty Diesel Training: Which Is Right for Me?

Light-Duty vs. Heavy-Duty Diesel Training: Which Is Right for Me?

Thinking about pursuing a career in the diesel industry? Click here to learn more about light-duty vs. heavy duty-diesel training.
27 Sep, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Diesel Particulate Filters

Everything You Need to Know About Diesel Particulate Filters

Diesel particulate filters help certain vehicles function. Learn more about how they work and how to recognize the signs of a blocked filter here.
24 Sep, 2019
Preventive Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

Preventive Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

Following a maintenance checklist is essential for maintaining your diesel truck. In this post, we’re sharing a complete preventive maintenance checklist for diesel trucks.
04 Sep, 2019
125 Important Diesel Mechanic Tools (Actually, More)

125 Important Diesel Mechanic Tools (Actually, More)

Wondering what to put on a diesel mechanic tools list? Check out this comprehensive diesel mechanic tool set recommended by the pros.

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