Getting Your Fleet Prepared for Winter

The extreme conditions your fleet faces during the winter months can cause significant wear and hurt your bottom line. The good news is that there are steps you can take to protect equipment and reduce downtime.


Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you don’t have to worry about the cooling system. In addition to checking radiators, belts, and hoses, make sure the coolant itself is up to the task. Parman can help you find the right coolant for your application.


DEF begins to freeze at 32 degrees Fahrenheit. This means you need to operate vehicles to keep it circulating and prevent freezing. Avoid letting equipment sit unused for extended periods of time.


If left untreated, diesel fuel can gel when in very cold temperatures. There are additives that prevent this, but you need the correct blend for your fleet. Our experts can help you determine what will work best for you.

Washer Fluid

With cold weather, comes snow, ice, and freezing rain. Prepare for the worst weather with a windshield washer fluid that will reduce icing and increase visibility.

The most important thing you can do is make sure that you’re performing all of the necessary preventative maintenance. With the experts at Parman on your team, you can keep running even during the coldest temperatures.