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Is the Battery Bad, or Is It a Bad Alternator?

November 15, 2021 9:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Bad battery? Bad alternator? Bad starter? Many times, when there is a problem with starting a vehicle, the battery is the first suspect. But, in some cases, the problem started earlier in a related component. How can you know if it’s your battery or your alternator? See the diagram below.   Electrical flow In the diagram above, the battery provides electricity to the starter to start the car. The alternator returns the energy that is removed for the starting of the car to the battery. If the battery cannot hold the electricity long enough, there will not be enough power... View Article


Is It a Short, or Is It the Battery?

November 15, 2021 9:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When a car won’t start, sometimes the real culprit is elusive. You turn the key on your car, boat or other vehicle, and all you hear is a click—and this always seems to happen at the worst time. But what’s causing the issue? Is it a battery short? Here’s what you need to know. Parasitic drains Most likely, the problem with your battery short was in the making long before you experienced the no-start issue. Many vehicles of all types have an electrical draw on the battery even when the key is turned off. These parasitic drains, as they are... View Article


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What Are the Advantages of Sealed Rechargeable Batteries?

September 29, 2017 5:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Since its origins in the 19th century, the battery has been a continually-evolving source of power used everywhere from industrial applications to appliances around the home. The first rendition of the battery was pretty rudimentary in nature; luckily for us, technology has come a long way since then. Today, we have a huge selection available to us when it comes to choosing batteries. The only problem is that this wide selection can sometimes make it difficult to narrow the search and find the battery that fits your specific needs and the one that will work the best. If you are... View Article


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Does Your Business Need an Uninterruptible Power Supply?

September 14, 2017 5:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is, much like its name suggests, a device that provides a consistent stream of power even when the source of power to a specific device is interrupted. There are many different factors that could contribute to the interruption of power, including extreme weather, electrical outages, malfunctioning circuits and inconsistencies with electrical connection. Even random power surges or spikes can compromise power to your system and leave you with damage to your equipment. An uninterruptible power supply combats these problems by providing a consistent source of power as a backup in case your primary source of... View Article