What to Look for in an Aftermarket NOx Sensor?
To accurately measure NOx levels in your exhaust, NOx sensors have to be extremely sensitive. Unfortunately, this means they’re also quite delicate. The average NOx
How Does EGR Affect Combustion in Diesel Trucks?
What is a Diesel Combustion Chamber in an HD Truck? Most 18-wheeler and long-haul truck engines have 6 cylinders. Each cylinder includes an ICE diesel
Why is the Electric Transition Important for the OTR Trucking Community?￼
Emissions control laws are becoming increasingly strict in North America. Manufacturers have to stay ahead of new legislation to keep their products relevant! There’s no
Electrifying OTR Trucking with HDPR and Roadwarrior
Roadwarrior Sales Director Dave Jerman returned to the Heavy-Duty Parts Report (HDPR) podcast for episode 230! He and host Jamie Irvine discussed the electrification of
The Erb Group of Companies Trials LightningVolt Lithium APU Batteries
Battery-powered APU technology is relatively new to the trucking industry, so there are not many options when it comes to repairing or improving these systems.
7 Things to Consider When Buying a New or Used Truck Sleeper Cab
In the 1920s and 30s, OTR trucking companies started attaching small cabins onto their trucks to sleep in. These early sleepers were sometimes called coffin
5 Easy Sleeper Cab Upgrades
OTR truck drivers spend on average 250-300 days and nights on the road every year. To cut accommodation costs, many long-haul drivers have a sleeper
How to Choose the Right Scan Tool for You!
Diagnostic equipment is like anything else: the more you know about the market and what’s on offer, the better your purchasing decisions will be. Commercial
Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Diagnostic Scan Tool?
When you’re ready to buy a new scan tool for your heavy-duty truck, you have to factor in your needs, your budget, the size of
Electric APUs and Their Batteries: The Lithium Lowdown
A good sleeper cab aims to fit the key components of a kitchen, bedroom and living room into a space 1/10th the size of a
Lithium Batteries Help Competitive Fishermen Score the Biggest Catch
In a lake fishing contest, there’s a lot of competition for the best spots! Any kind of advantage can make the difference between catching the
What is an EGR Cooler and Why Do We Need Them?
EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) became part of the emissions control system in heavy-duty trucks as early as 2002. This part recycles exhaust gas through the
Technical Tips for DEF Headers
As diesel engines and their associated systems develop, they also become more complicated. This creates a constant learning curve for truck drivers and mechanics alike!
The Heavy-Duty Parts Report Explores the Diesel Decoder
Roadwarrior and Diesel Laptops’ collaborative project the Diesel Decoder was recently featured on The Heavy-Duty Parts Report! HDPR’s host Jamie Irvine interviewed the Senior Vice
OBD Scan Tools and Code Readers: Everything You Need to Know
As truck manufacture and design develops, heavy-duty trucks have become more and more computerized. When working on post-2010 trucks, mechanics usually start by scanning for
Diesel Decoder Interview With Trucking Expert Max Goulet
Max Goulet runs the regular feature La Minute à Max (Max’s Minute). In it, he explores ways to repair and replace broken HD truck parts
NOx Sensors: A Breakdown to Help You Avoid Breakdowns
What is a NOx Sensor? NOx sensors are exactly what they sound like—sensors that detect NOx (harmful nitrogen oxide particles) in your truck’s exhaust stream.
Truck Fault Codes and Scan Tools: Your Questions Answered
Heavy duty truck fault codes, also known as DTC codes, can be confusing for new and established truck drivers alike. By answering popular questions about
Why Are Lithium Batteries the Right Choice for Emergency Services Vehicles?
To do their job properly, emergency services vehicles need a reliable power source to charge vital equipment. Long-lasting lithium batteries boost the electric APUs in
Logging Trucks and Idling Issues
The logging industry is a profitable area, but recent years have seen profit margins shrinking and companies struggling with driver retention. One surprising way for
Why Did Roadwarrior develop LightningVolt™?
As commercial trucking aftertreatment specialists, we like to be at the forefront of developments and technology improvements. When we saw the potential of idle reduction
APU Batteries Reduce Regens Through Idle Reduction
For most commercial truck drivers, regens range from a minor inconvenience to a significant issue. But did you know cutting down on idling dramatically reduces
5 Tips for Energy-Efficient RVing!
People are drawn to RVing by a desire for freedom and adventure, but there’s a common misconception that full-time RV life will be straightforward and
5 Reasons to Choose Lithium As Your Trolling Motor Battery
Trolling motors are popular among professional and hobby fishermen, allowing you to reach fish stocks at middling depths away from the shore. Trolling baits and
Why Should Fulltime RVers Invest in Lithium Batteries?
Fulltime RVers are a small but dedicated subsection of the RV community that have given up the sticks-and-bricks lifestyle and taken to the road permanently.
Lithium RV Batteries and Boondocking
What Is the Best RV Battery For Boondocking? Boondocking, or dry camping, is very popular in the RV community. It means parking your RV, cheaply
House Battery Bank vs Starter Battery
House Battery Bank vs Starter Battery Most personal vehicles only come with one battery, the starter, which starts the engine. Heavy-duty trucks have much larger
Long-Haul Truckers Save Fuel with Lithium APU Batteries
Long-Haul Truckers Save Fuel with Lithium APU Batteries Your truck’s electric APU is designed to cut fuel costs and idle time and increase the comfort
Auxiliary Power and Electric APUs
Why Auxiliary Power? Most long-haul truck drivers spend 250-300 days and nights on the road every year, and sometimes more. That means living in your
Regen Failure: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It
First, what is a DPF regen? A DPF regen, or regeneration, happens when the DPF burns the accumulated soot off its face to prevent clogging.
Causes and Symptoms of Black, White and Blue Diesel Exhaust Smoke
If You See Smoke: Say Something! Apart from the faint white exhaust smoke that comes from the tailpipe in cold temperatures, you should not see
The Modular One-Box: Breaking Down the Future of Aftertreatment
In two years as the only aftermarket replacement One-Box manufacturer, the Roadwarrior R&D team has developed our expertise considerably. We’ve expanded Roadwarrior’s design offering
The Upstream Issues Behind Your Aftertreatment Problems
Heavy-duty aftertreatment systems work with your diesel engine to reduce emissions and increase efficiency. The two systems are interlinked, allowing them to work much
Roadwarrior’s Replacement One-Box
Invest in the Best for Your Detroit Diesel Engine By combining a DPF, DOC and SCR into one product, the One-Box became a significant aftertreatment
Are Construction’s Diesel Engines Becoming Greener Machines?
From bulldozers, earthmovers and excavators to mobile cranes and pavers, the vast majority of North America’s construction equipment is fuelled by diesel. In the
Roadwarrior: the Metalcor® Advantage
Over the last 30 years, DCL has provided catalyst technologies to a wide range of industries and applications. Roadwarrior is proud to be part
Why Roadwarrior Warrants Your Trust
A good warranty is an essential part of any expensive purchase and the details say a lot about the company you’re buying from. At Roadwarrior,
Roadwarrior’s Aftermarket Construction DPFs Break New Ground
On a construction site, every step relies on the one before. This means that the wrong piece of heavy equipment breaking can cause trickle-down
Roadwarrior on Your Doorstep Tomorrow
The key to picking an aftermarket supplier is to make sure there won’t be unnecessary delays or unexpected costs. When it comes to replacement