Battery & Electronic Systems Archives - Import Car
BMW 12Volt Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-ion 12-volt batteries didn’t gain a lot of attention and have “flown under the radar” in the few years since being introduced by BMW. Customers likely don’t know which type of battery they have, and technicians likely won’t know either without learning how to identify them. Let’s dig into this type of battery construction, and

Battery Charging and Programming Diagnostics

Temperature changes how the battery discharges and the amount of current that can be delivered.

VIDEO: Understanding The Gold AGM Battery

AGM technology improves how a battery can store energy, discharge and even recharge. This video is sponsored by ACDelco.

Autel US Introduces Battery/Electrical System Diagnostics Tool

This new tool line consists of four new tools designed to aide technicians of every level.

CanDo Introduces Battery Tester And Reset Tool

The Batt R/T makes quick and easy work of battery resets.

VIDEO: Can A Weak Battery Start An Engine But Cause Codes?

Andrew Markel and Donny Seyfer discuss what to look for when inspecting batteries. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.

Diagnostic Strategies For Stop/Start Systems

This function of the power management system uses several modules to decide when the engine needs to stop and start.

Jump-N-Carry JNCAIR 1700 Peak Amp Jump Starter with Air Compressor

Clore Automotive presents the JNCAIR, a 1700 peak amp jump starter, from Jump-N-Carry. This unit features Jump-N-Carry performance, plus the convenience of an integrated, industrial-grade air delivery system.

Snap-on Introduces VANTAGE Ultra

VANTAGE Ultra from Snap-on is a new graphing multimeter and high-speed, two-channel lab scope that provides fast and reliable tests to verify failed components before starting the vehicle repair.

Delphi Launches Five New Accessories For Diagnostic Scan Tools

Delphi Product & Service Solutions (DPSS) has announced five new accessories for its diagnostics scan tools. Delphi’s Diagnostic Scan Tool and Flash Programmer are complete diagnostic solutions for vehicle service and repair.

Take the Guesswork Out Of Voltage Readings With New Snap-on Digital Display Circuit Tester

The new Snap-on Digital Display Circuit Tester (EECT400) has an LCD display that provides a “no guess” voltage value of the circuit and a backlit LED that indicates red for power or green for ground.

New SOLAR BA9 12V Digital Battery and System Tester from Clore Automotive

Clore Automotive introduces the BA9, a digital battery and system tester designed for 12-volt batteries, from SOLAR. The BA9 is a pocket-sized unit that features an easy-to-read LCD display and has a wide testing capacity from 40-1200 CCA.