ASE T8 Preventative Maintenance Inspection


Available at No Additional Charge with Membership

The ASE T8 certification course is taught to insure you have a thorough understanding on the topic of T8 Preventive Maintenance Inspection (PMI) training with details on: Engine Systems; Cab And Hood; Electrical/Electronics; Frame And Chassis; and Road/Operational Test Note: The ASE-T8 Test Prep Study Guide is NOT downloadable and may only be viewed online.

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The PMI course will instruct the student on proper vehicle maintenance procedures following all Federal Annual Inspection (FAI) FMCSA requirements. At the conclusion of this course, the student will have mastered the complete process for a thorough PMI. The student will have the knowledge and understanding to inspect , measure, and adjust all FAI regulated components outlined in Appendix G to Subchapter B of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations. The student will document the condition of all components on the appropriate PMI form to be held on file at the companies home location.  



  • Cab Structure and Lighting
  • Frame, Differential, Driveshafts, Radius Rods
  • 5th Wheel Components/Condition
  • Brakes, Drums, Rotors, Linings, Pads, Hardware, Wheel Seals
  • Fuel System, Tanks, Lines

Course Objectives:

  • Perform in cab air leak down tests
  • Inspect tires, wheel, hub, kingpin, wheel bearings
  • Inspect all suspension components/condition
  • Inspect all steering components/condition
  • Cooling system, engine, exhaust, leaks
  • Interior, instrument gauges, emergency equipment
  • Cab structure and lighting

Runtime = 50 minutes
Credit Hours = 1.5

Note: The ASE-T8 Test Prep Study Guide is NOT downloadable and may only be viewed online.

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