Accuride Launches Installation and Maintenance Video Series

  • Provides helpful tips for servicing Accuride wheels and Gunite® brand wheel end components

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – June 7, 2016 – Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW) – a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries – today launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and Automatic Slack Adjusters (ASA).  The videos use animation, technical diagrams and step-by-step instructions to quickly and clearly walk the viewer through correct procedures for installing and maintaining these components.  Accuride customers can quickly access the videos on the Accuride website, mobile application and YouTube channel.

Accuride’s new service video series includes:

  • Accuride Wheel Service Video – Gives customers thorough yet easy-to-follow instructions for wheel installation and maintenance.  The video covers single-piece rims and wheels and includes safe, effective steps for performing wheel removal by hand and machine, complete visual inspection, wheel end cleaning and preparation, tubeless tire installation and proper mounting of the tire/wheel assembly. Following these steps will ensure dependable performance and maintain service life of the wheels.  To view: https://youtu.be/fO4G23tSb9U
  • Gunite Brake Drum Service Video – Provides proper installation, inspection and maintenance procedures for genuine Gunite brake drums to maximize their service life and ensure safe, reliable brake system performance in daily over-the-road use.  The video demonstrates how to establish a periodic brake drum maintenance program that will help users recognize common symptoms and make necessary corrections to restore balanced braking performance.  To view: https://youtu.be/nFv9o0L8l1s
  • Gunite Automatic Slack Adjuster Service Video – Provides users with all the information needed to properly install, remove, inspect, adjust and maintain the genuine Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters on their vehicle.  Following the helpful step-by-step procedures in this service video will enable users to obtain peak performance from their Gunite ASAs.  To view: https://youtu.be/vWlmdrsU8cM

For more information about Accuride’s full range of steel and aluminum wheels and high-performance genuine Gunite brake drums and automatic slack adjusters, visit: www.AccurideWheelEndSolutions.com

About Accuride Corporation

With headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels; wheel-end components and assemblies; and specialty cast-iron components for a range of agricultural, construction and mining, and oil and gas equipment applications.  The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End Solutions™, Gunite®, Gianetti Ruote™ and Brillion™.  Accuride’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ACW. For more information, visit the company’s website at //www.AccurideCorp.com.

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Todd Taylor
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Phone: (812) 962-5105
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