Alternators, Starters and PCMs, Oh My!

Alternators, Starters and PCMs, Oh My!

Diagnosing starting and charging problems has never been easy and, in fact, seems to be getting more difficult every day. As these systems increase in complexity, getting to the root […]

Battery Management:  What’s the Right Approach for You?

Battery Management: What’s the Right Approach for You?

Battery management and maintenance charging is a common topic on our tech support channels. We get multiple calls, emails and other inquiries per week on this topic. As batteries and […]

Revisiting the ABCs of AGM Batteries

Revisiting the ABCs of AGM Batteries

We have written about AGM batteries on several occasions in the past. In those instances, we have presented the case for why AGM batteries are becoming more popular, the specific […]

Is it a Communication Issue, Electrical Issue or Both?

Is it a Communication Issue, Electrical Issue or Both?

Vehicle electrical systems incorporate complex communication systems that allow the many components of the system, as well as the modules that control them, to work together. These systems impact component […]

Understanding the System Spells Successful Diagnosis

Understanding the System Spells Successful Diagnosis

One of the recurring themes of the articles we have published over the past several years is the growing complexity of today’s electrical systems and the need to understand the […]


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The Need for Clean Power During On-Vehicle Repairs

The Need for Clean Power During On-Vehicle Repairs

By Albin Moore This month, we feature a guest article, written by Mr. Albin Moore. Mr. Moore is owner of Big Wrench Repair, an ASE CMAT L1 technician, a frequent contributor […]

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Products

Comprehensive Testing Solution

Comprehensive Testing Solution

The new flagship offering from SOLAR, the BA427 Digital Battery and System Tester with Integrated Printer, delivers a comprehensive testing solution for shops, fleets, dealerships, marinas and other high volume […]

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JNC660 Helps People Get on Their Way

JNC660 Helps People Get on Their Way

“Can’t rave enough about this well-made device. I’m all about helping people and I love how much I’m able to do that with a compact and easy to transport power […]

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Resources

Methodical Approach Resolves PCM issue

Methodical Approach Resolves PCM issue

In this month’s spotlight, John from Pennsylvania breaks down a tough diagnostic issue related to a PCM failure and how a methodical approach enabled him to pinpoint the source of […]

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Comprehensive Testing Solution

Comprehensive Testing Solution

The new flagship offering from SOLAR, the BA427 Digital Battery and System Tester with Integrated Printer, delivers a comprehensive testing solution for shops, fleets, dealerships, marinas and other high volume […]

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Methodical Approach Resolves PCM issue

Methodical Approach Resolves PCM issue

In this month’s spotlight, John from Pennsylvania breaks down a tough diagnostic issue related to a PCM failure and how a methodical approach enabled him to pinpoint the source of […]

read more

JNC660 Helps People Get on Their Way

JNC660 Helps People Get on Their Way

“Can’t rave enough about this well-made device. I’m all about helping people and I love how much I’m able to do that with a compact and easy to transport power […]

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JNC660 Wins an Enthusiastic Fan!

JNC660 Wins an Enthusiastic Fan!

“Wow, this jump starter is AMAZING! I never really needed one until I got mine. I’m glad I have one now! This jump starter is powerful, has great features, works […]

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Intelligent Battery Management Station

Intelligent Battery Management Station

The new 4-bank Battery Maintenance Station, Model No. PL4020, from SOLAR enables charging/maintaining of four batteries simultaneously. Combining fully automatic operation and the ability to properly charge most lead acid […]

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