Diagnostic Strategies For Stop/Start Systems
This function of the power management system uses several modules to decide when the engine needs to stop and start.
Efficient Battery And Electrical System Testing (VIDEO)
By pairing Autel’s tools, techs can expand their service capabilities. This video is sponsored by Autel.
VIDEO: Reduce Your Heavy-Duty Truck Battery Issues
Here’s some tips for preventing battery failure. This video is sponsored by Delo.
CTEK Offers Drivers Advice On Car Battery Care
CTEK offers tips on looking after a vehicle battery when a vehicle is not being used for longer periods of time.
VIDEO: The Battery And Vehicle Networks
A battery out of amps and volts can cause problems. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: The Battery Replacement Step You Always Forget
Battery replacement is one of the most common repairs performed by a shop, but some late-model vehicles require more than just attaching the cables and hold-downs.
Late-Model Vehicles Place High Demands On Batteries
Long, cold winters are hard on car batteries, but long hot summers can be even harsher. Batteries in hot climates like Arizona, New Mexico and Florida typically need to be replaced a year or two sooner than those in states with more moderate climates. The reason is that heat causes the electrolyte inside the battery to evaporate, and once the level drops below the tops of the plates, the plates suffer permanent damage.