Pre-trip Inspection

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Mark .'s Comment
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I do not know my way around a car engine (let alone a semi engine). I am trying to learn the pre-trip inspection but unfortunately, I don't know what the parts look like and I haven't found any pictures that shows a clear view. Any ideas on where I can find some pictures that I can learn from so that when the time comes that I look at a semi engine, I can point the parts out by sight? I have tried google pictures, youtube, and this site (you have a great site here, Bret, but I need better pictures :) ). Any help is appreciated. Thanks, Mark

Pre-trip Inspection:

A pre-trip inspection is a thorough inspection of the truck completed before driving for the first time each day.

Federal and state laws require that drivers inspect their vehicles. Federal and state inspectors also may inspect your vehicles. If they judge a vehicle to be unsafe, they will put it “out of service” until it is repaired.

Britton R.'s Comment
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I do not know my way around a car engine (let alone a semi engine). I am trying to learn the pre-trip inspection but unfortunately, I don't know what the parts look like and I haven't found any pictures that shows a clear view. Any ideas on where I can find some pictures that I can learn from so that when the time comes that I look at a semi engine, I can point the parts out by sight? I have tried google pictures, youtube, and this site (you have a great site here, Bret, but I need better pictures :) ). Any help is appreciated. Thanks, Mark

Here on this site with the cdl study stuff there are "pretrip flash cards". They are good.

Pre-trip Inspection:

A pre-trip inspection is a thorough inspection of the truck completed before driving for the first time each day.

Federal and state laws require that drivers inspect their vehicles. Federal and state inspectors also may inspect your vehicles. If they judge a vehicle to be unsafe, they will put it “out of service” until it is repaired.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Tracey K.'s Comment
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The flash cards here are good. There is another site that you can use. Its pretrip.net. The pictures are larger. It also gives you study points. Use all information you can get. If you have more questions please ask us. Be sure to check out the other i.formation here. It is really going to help you.

Good luck

Andy H. aka AZ Scooby's Comment
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The flash cards here are good. There is another site that you can use. Its pretrip.net. The pictures are larger. It also gives you study points. Use all information you can get. If you have more questions please ask us. Be sure to check out the other i.formation here. It is really going to help you.

Good luck

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Sam's Comment
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The flash cards here are good. There is another site that you can use. Its pretrip.net. The pictures are larger. It also gives you study points. Use all information you can get. If you have more questions please ask us. Be sure to check out the other i.formation here. It is really going to help you.

Good luck

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That site no longer exists.

yes it exist , if you are copy and pasting , remove the period after net

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Do you just need the engine department? I can take pictures and post them on this thread with a description of what to look for. If it would help.

Andy H. aka AZ Scooby's Comment
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The flash cards here are good. There is another site that you can use. Its pretrip.net. The pictures are larger. It also gives you study points. Use all information you can get. If you have more questions please ask us. Be sure to check out the other i.formation here. It is really going to help you.

Good luck

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That site no longer exists.

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yes it exist , if you are copy and pasting , remove the period after net

Typed and copied. Neither works. Takes me to a Domain for sale page.

Woody's Comment
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Typed and copied. Neither works. Takes me to a Domain for sale page.

On a whim I tried pre-trip.net and I think this is the site he was referring too. Pictures are larger.

Andy H. aka AZ Scooby's Comment
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Typed and copied. Neither works. Takes me to a Domain for sale page.

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On a whim I tried pre-trip.net and I think this is the site he was referring too. Pictures are larger.

That did work. Thank you!!!dancing.gif

Sam's Comment
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Typed and copied. Neither works. Takes me to a Domain for sale page.

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On a whim I tried pre-trip.net and I think this is the site he was referring too. Pictures are larger.

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That did work. Thank you!!!dancing.gif

ur welcome , it opened for me and i didnt want you to give up

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