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Universal Replacement Truck Parts

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GardnerParts located in the town of Leyland in the North West of England an area with its roots in the commercial vehicle industry. GardnerParts is a trading division of Leyland Exports


With the passage of time, various truck parts can be exposed to wear and tear. For this reason, there comes a time when you need to replace them. Have a look at the following universal replacement parts your truck might need:

Shock Absorbers

Using trucks for excessive driving can result in the wear and tear of truck parts. Shock absorbers help absorb the resultant shock caused by driving over uneven or rough grounds. If the shock absorbers are good in shape, there are low chances of truck repairs. This indicates that you have to check your truck’s shock absorbers from time to time.

If the shock absorbers are no more useful for your truck, you need to replace them with new ones. While choosing a shock absorber, you must consider some important things. Pick a brand that has additional features to enhance the truck’s performance. Secondly, you can also go for air shocks if your truck carries heavy load regularly.


The durability of a truck’s wheels depends on the axles of a truck; the performance of wheels can be affected if the axle has some issues. As soon as you observe that your truck’s wheels are not up to the mark, you need to replace the axles of your truck. Axles will be placed near those wheels. A high-quality axle supplies power to a truck’s wheels. This enables them to go forward.


A truck’s battery is an important component of any vehicle. Truck drivers ensure it is able to perform well while driving. That is why it should be replaced as soon as it has got a serious problem. This is because a dead battery does not have any supply power to run the truck. Since a battery is the main universal replacement truck part, replacement batteries for trucks are easily available.

There are different types of trucks. Each type of truck can have a different battery. Therefore, it is important to know the type of truck battery before choosing a replacement battery for the same truck. Once you have purchased a replacement battery, make sure you change the truck battery when your truck has not been used for a long time.


If you are unable to drive your truck, one of the reasons behind this can be that its engine has stopped working. Similarly, this indicates that you should buy a new engine for your truck. However, before finalizing your purchase decision, you need to analyze your truck needs. If the truck is larger, then it will definitely require a replacement engine that is more powerful.

Both genuine as well as used engines are available in the market. If you had recently purchased a truck and its engine has a breakdown due to some reason, then you require a new engine for your truck.


Your truck will not look pleasing to you and others if its window is broken. Besides its functionality, a new replacement window can change the look of your truck for the better. There are many other concerns here as well. For instance, passengers and drivers will be exposed to UVA rays from the sun if the wrong types of truck windows and glasses are installed, or if they are not installed properly. This in turn can increase the risk of skin cancers.

This content was provided by GardnerParts they supply any part for any diesel engine manufactured by L Gardner and Sons Worldwide, and specialize in reconditioned transmission.


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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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