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commercial truck

All trucks, from a Chevy S-10, to the largest, heavy-duty trucks on the road, are classified into categories. Trucks are categorized by weight into classifications 1-9, and each grade comes with its own set of regulations and license requirements. Here’s a quick guide, from R.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro.

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Are you leaking oil? Our technicians atR.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro, KY can help. Oil leaks not only mess up your driveway but also make a mess under the hood and cost big when it comes to related repairs and maintenance.  They can also cause serious inconvenient issues and are when best-taken care of immediately.   

fleet of semi

It isn’t easy keeping your fleet or commercial trucks up and running. At R.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro, KY, we’re here to help. Fleet and commercial vehicles log a lot of miles, and a lot of hours - as a result, even the most reliable components need to be serviced occasionally. On an ordinary diesel, an injection pump may last the entire life of the engine itself. On vehicles that work harder than anything else on the road, this isn’t always the case. 

belts and hoses

Your vehicle's belts and hoses are essential to the cooling, air conditioning and charging systems, and the engine. Don’t take these routine replacement intervals for granted because they can break down and leave you stranded.

What is the purpose and importance of your belts and hoses? The timing belt keeps the crankshaft and camshaft mechanically synchronized to maintain engine timing. Whether serpentine, V-belt, or fan belt (the belts on the outside of the engine), they all transmit power from the front of the engine to accessories that need to be driven, such as the air conditioning, the charging system, and fans. Radiator and heater hoses carry coolant to and from the engine, radiator, and heater core.

Transmissions rarely go out without a warning. Typically it takes a while, during which time there will be observable symptoms. Sometimes it’s an easy fix and sometimes it isn’t, but it’s always better to catch an issue and get it repaired as soon as possible. R.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro, KY has provided you with a few things to watch out for.

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At R.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro, KY, we specialize in engine maintenance, service, customization, and repair. All of our technicians are equipped with the best equipment and training in the industry to ensure they know exactly what your specific engine needs are, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive.

vehicle service

Routine services are routine for a good reason. Schedule them with us here so we can be sure that your vehicle stays in the best shape. Here’s a look into what happens when routine services aren’t performed, from R.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro, KY.

commercial truck

At R.C. Bratcher, Inc in Owensboro, we understand that big trucks mean bigger risk on the road. Here are some tips to remember, to reduce the likelihood of an accident resulting in large repair costs next time you're on the job.

  • Jasper
  • 24-Hour Dropoff
  • Acdelco
  • ASE
  • Auto Zone
  • B&W Trailer Hitches
  • Draw-Tite Hitches
  • Enterprise Fleet
  • Federated Car Care
  • Fleet Services
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • Pet Friendly
  • Radiator
  • Reese Hitches
  • State Inspection
  • Welding
  • WEX Fleet
  • Wifi Available

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