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What is an alternator? Simply put, it’s a part of your car’s electrical system that you never really have to think about until it starts to cause you grief. Alongside your vehicle’s battery, the alternator is the backbone of the charging system in your automobile…
Today’s vehicles consume more electrical power than a 12-volt system can support. Here’s why automakers are turning to a 48-volt electrical system.
Car battery chemistry hasn’t always looked how it does now. Automotive batteries have continually evolved since they became commonplace as a tool to assist with starting a vehicle (prior to which, a mechanical hand-crank had been required). These batteries — still known in some circles as start-ignition-lighting batteries due to…
The electronic control module is an onboard computer responsible for keeping your engine running at its best and alerting you when something is wrong.
If you’re having car interior light problems, you could need a new battery or alternator. Here’s how to diagnose 3 common interior light glitches.
A mild hybrid isn’t as efficient as a full-blown hybrid, but the current technology adds more torque and reduces your time at the pump.
A draining car battery can put a serious crimp in your plans. You probably know the usual suspects, so here are 3 oft-overlooked causes of battery failure.
Your vehicle’s electrical system is quite complex. Modern cars have miles of wire, multiple computers and sensors on every possible component, even the suspension can have sensors monitoring the movements. … Continue Reading Alternate Source: Inside An Alternator
In the old days, the method of choice for checking a circuit was to grab the test light and start probing. While a test light has its place, many times … Continue Reading How To Use a Digital Multimeter