Wheel Checks: An Easy & Inexpensive Way to Prevent Loose Wheel Studs

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Photo – Bortle

Wheel loss accidents are no joke – for the driver, or for those who could be at the receiving end of an out-of-control 18 wheeler.  The good news – there is a simple and inexpensive option out there that can help prevent these types of accidents.  Enter the wheel nut indicator or “wheel check.”

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  • Simple, visual means of confirming proper wheel nut torque in seconds
  • Reduces risk of wheel detachment accidents
  • Reduces equipment downtime and maintenance costs
  • Resistant to highway and cleaning chemicals
  • Easy to install and difficult to tamper with or dislodge
  • Bright color permits visibility at night and in dirty or muddy condition

WheelCheck

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High temperature wheel checks are available for application where heavy load vehicles stop frequently and will heat up the wheel to greater that 250° F in normal operation.

Jerry & Keith’s carries these handy devices and can get you running a safer fleet or vehicle.  Call us or drop in today to pick some up.

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