VIDEO: How to use a leaf chain wear scale

May 28, 2019

Understand Chain Stretch This can be caused by a combination of chain wear and overload. This (overload) can show up as elongation of plates which do not pass over the rollers. If there is any significant (1%) elongation in the area which does not pass over the rollers, replace the entire length of both chains. […]

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How can generic parts cost more than factory OEM?

May 3, 2018

Generic parts vs Taylor Factory OEM. Here is a prime example of what can, and often does, go wrong when a generic part is substituted for Genuine OEM. What may seem like an innovative way to save money can quickly cascade into collateral damage to other parts, added labor costs, and extended truck down time.

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How to Identify Genuine Taylor Parts

April 18, 2018

When ordering Taylor parts be sure that you are getting what you expect. Mis-labeled parts and previously used parts being sold as new Taylor are prevalent. Saving money is very enticing. But using the wrong part can lead to premature failure, truck downtime, and additional repair expense. Make sure your parts have this label. Beware […]

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How an After-Market Alternator Took Down a Lift Truck

October 14, 2016

Today’s lift trucks are advanced pieces of equipment that utilize multiple electronic sensors, displays, and circuitry. These highly sophisticated features are designed to increase machine performance and maximize human safety. Each part plays a crucial role within the system of a lift truck. It is not uncommon for one part to be dependent upon many […]

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