All wheel ends submerged in water because of a hurricane, flood and / or any other means of water ingress should have a wheel end inspection conducted as soon as possible.
Hendrickson technical procedures for trailer suspension systems.
Inspection and servicing procedures for flood impacted vehicles.
Tractors and trailers exposed to water submersion require special consideration to be given to the work procedures used in salvage and/or rebuild of the units.
The purpose of this Service Alert is to advise wheel end lubricant inspection and replacement for equipment located in areas of moderate to severe flooding.
Service instructions for heavy vehicle components that are submerged in contaminated floodwater.
Service instructions for Meritor WABCO components that are submerged in contaminated flood water as a result of the recent hurricanes.
Flood Damage: Bendix recommended procedure for trailer and dolly control systems that may have been submerged.
Inspection and replacement of Haldex brake and suspension products subjected to flood and/or storm surge.
Please see the attached bulletin (P16004) from Hendrickson regarding their trailer suspension recommendations for Trailer On Flat Car (TOFC) applications.