Today’s trucks require a fully charged battery to power the engine along with all the added accessories. Let’s take a look at what is required to correctly charge a battery.

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  • Troubleshooting Parasitic Electrical Drains

    Troubleshooting Parasitic Electrical Drains Like any other problem, following a solid process will ensure your success. Albin Moore/Motor Age — How many times has a vehicle come to your bay with a new battery, new starter, new generator — and the vehicle owner complaining of the battery going dead if the vehicle is not driven […]

  • Preparing for Old Man Winter

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