Trucks are expensive they need proper care and servicing for them to last longer because they travel for longer distances than other vehicles. When you noticed these signs, you should take it to truck servicing immediately.
When you have cracked windshields, you should take your truck for servicing. Windscreens that have been damaged provide less protection because they decrease the visibility of the driver. The driver will have for disability because they cracks on the windshields allow the liquids you use to wash, moisture and that to get inside and discolor the glass so that the driver cannot see clearly.
The windscreen has two glass layers laminated together so that in case of significant impact, one layer will break and the laminated layer will still hold the windshield together. The pieces of glass will not fall on the road or inside the car to cause injuries to people because of the laminated layer that will hold them together. Ensure that your truck goes for servicing so that you minimize the risk of you being involved in an accident because of poor visibility due to lack of proper windscreen.
A truck that has high or low beams from even the left or the right indicator and other lights that are not working need to have the hazard or turn signal flasher replaced. Press on then turn signal lever or the hazard button and observe how the lights are working to determine if they are not responding or malfunctioned.
When the engine has a problem the vehicle the hazard lights and turn signals will malfunction and pose a danger to your safety especially when you’re driving in adverse weather conditions such as fog or at night. A faulty flasher that stays active will not turn off the turn signals of the hazard light which makes it problematic to signal a turn or an emergency. Take the truck for servicing if other lights are also not working properly and these lights include headlights, running lights and brake lights.
Check for signs of excessive white smoke coming from the exhaust of your truck because that is a sign that the truck needs servicing. The leaking internal coolant causes there release of the extreme white smoke because it is contaminating the engine. The reason why the coolant fluid is leaking maybe because of the cracked cylinder head or engine block or the head gasket has failed because of overheating.
Loud noises may be a sign that the transmission or the brakes have a problem. You will notice that you find it difficult driving in a certain gear in automatic or the gear changes for no reason when you do not take the truck for checkup early enough for them to service the transmission.