Here’s how to choose the right off-road battery for your outdoor vehicle, so you won’t be left stranded miles from the nearest jump-start.
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We usually don’t pay much attention to the car battery unless something stops working, but how does a car battery work in the first place?
Car batteries provide a vehicle’s life force. We rely on them to get our cars started and keep them running, to power helpful onboard accessories and even to charge electronic devices. The average car battery life can be anywhere from three to five years, but the exact…
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There are several laws governing automotive lighting, such as headlights, taillights, fog lights, and stop lamps, but what is a third brake light for?
Most batteries in today’s vehicles fancy themselves “maintenance free,” but that’s not entirely true. This just means you won’t be concerning yourself with pulling terminals or pouring electrolyte. Actually, these batteries require attention to stay in good shape…
Starters are an integral part of the starting system, so why do good starters go bad? Here’s an explanation on what could go wrong in your starter.
Alternators convert mechanical energy into electric energy, but there are different types of alternators on the market. Here’s the lowdown.
There was a time when DC generators were the go-to choice for creating an electric current, but the benefits of an alternator make it the preferred choice.