Jan 29, 2019 | Blogs, Power and Ground Distribution, Starting and Charging
Voltage drop testing is a diagnostic strategy that uses a digital multimeter (DMM) or a similar tool to test actual circuit voltage and compare it with a desired circuit voltage.
Oct 24, 2018 | Blogs, Education, General Interest, Heating and Air Conditioning, Safety, Starting and Charging, Steering and Suspension, Wiper and Washer Systems
A car ready for winter is one that can get you safely to and from your destinations through any winter conditions. Safety is paramount, but reliability is also important when preparing your car for winter.
Feb 19, 2018 | Blogs, Engine, Cooling and Exhaust, Featured Article, General Interest, Starting and Charging
Owners of the 2012 Chevy Caprice have complained about a belt squeal noise and/or crankshaft balancer wobble.
Feb 15, 2018 | Blogs, Medium/Heavy Duty, Power and Ground Distribution, Starting and Charging
You turn your ignition key and the engine fires up. It’s as simple as that, right? Actually, it’s quite a bit more complicated than it seems.
Jun 20, 2017 | Blogs, Featured Article, Power and Ground Distribution, Starting and ChargingIn today’s automotive battery market, there are choices available for every application. Beyond the options of amp hours, cranking amps (CA) and cold cranking amps (CCA), there are differences in battery construction. These choices are among three main styles of...
Apr 20, 2017 | Blogs, Featured Article, Power and Ground Distribution, Starting and ChargingAutomotive batteries cannot meet the needs of the electrical system for extended periods of time. It’s the job of the alternator to restore electrical power to the battery. The alternator is also needed to supply current to the electrical accessories when the...