Tractor Assignment........Finally!

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Marc Lee's Comment
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Congratulations! Sweet!

PJ's Comment
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Very nice, Congrats... heads up, my company just had to send 5 new FL back due to oil leaks on the transmission and coolant leaks. they all had about 40 miles on them. They all have auto transmissions.

Tractor Man's Comment
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Very nice, Congrats... heads up, my company just had to send 5 new FL back due to oil leaks on the transmission and coolant leaks. they all had about 40 miles on them. They all have auto transmissions.

I'm at 1520 miles. All is dry so far!

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Congratulations Tractor Man

It was worth the wait. So are you still in Phoenix?

Tractor Man's Comment
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Congratulations Tractor Man

It was worth the wait. So are you still in Phoenix?

I left this morning. I think I saw you and your trainer pulling a Central reefer. I was the blue tractor sticking out as you came around the corner in asile E.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Solo's Comment
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Blue, you're my boy!

Doug C.'s Comment
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Love that color. I'd love to take that for a spin! You should have many happy trails in this beauty.

LDRSHIP's Comment
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I drive that color EVERY day. Did I mention ALL of Woldings trucks are blue?

Tractor, when are you going to swing by Amherst to get your orange stickers, lol.

Your tractor is all missing the over inflate/dump switches, the aero dynamic wheel covers, the aero dynamic fairings around the drives, the EverFlo auto Oiler and the LubeCore automatic Lubrication system. You need to get those components installed.

Drive Safe and God Speed

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Susan D. 's Comment
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Lol, my windshield leaks like crazy, right above the drivers seat. When I cut off the main power the windshield wipers go crazy and run on hi speed sometimes.. have to turn power back on to get them to stop. There is a recall on the fifth wheel/kingpin air release and it needs a shim, if yours hasn't already been fixed. We've had 10 or so have massive air leak/air dryer failure caused by airlines coming off the compressor being completely kinked off (from the factory), we've had several that have had cracked DEF tanks. Coolant leaks. Oh and your fuel gauge is in your passenger side tank.. not the drivers side like previous years.

I hit a bump on I-75, geeze a couple months ago and the thin strip (part of the fiberglass body) right above the access area for the passenger side fuel tank cracked in half. The refrigerator door latch doesn't stay closed. You'll be going down the road and all your stuff will be falling out of the fridge. Sometimes the dome light won't turn off when you get out of or into the truck and you have to use the switch on the dash to turn it off.

Nothing lines up.. sidebox doors gap open. Grooves between various body pieces are not in alignment. Looks like a vehicle that's been wrecked.

The overhead bins type storage.. the bins may randomly pop open (don't latch properly) so be careful when standing up or what you place in the ones above the drivers seat.. had one pop open and black my eye and cut the outer corner too. The floor "pops" and shifts when you walk around in your truck because it's too thin/cheap. Don't even get me started on that stupid ladder. I'm surprised I don't have a skull fracture or concussion.

The speakers.. OMG, get a message on the Qualcomm or touch the screen and the stereo speakers stop working for a random amount of time.

When backing, the truck either doesn't want to move at all or it takes off like a rocket. Constantly get "clutch overheating" errors. The lane departure crap is extremely annoying in road construction. There is a button marked LDW that will disable it for roughly 15 minutes.

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.
PJ's Comment
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Oh wow susan that’s a list right there. My company purchased 450 2019 FL’s and from what I hear in the shop they aren’t much better. Last friday they had 5 delivered to the yard and FL was picking 3 of them up on monday with oil and coolant leaks. I drove a day cab to go pickup a load while my truck was being serviced. Lets just leave it at I appreciate my old truck alot more...

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

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