Battery Charging and Diagnostics
Here are six tips to use when diagnosing a vehicle with a dead battery.
Toyota Prius Battery Codes P0A7F, P2011 and P0A80
A second generation Toyota Prius is at least 12 years old and batteries may need to be replaced. Here’s what the codes mean.
Understanding BMW 12V Lithium Ion Battery Technology
Let’s face it, modern vehicles are more dependent on electrical systems than ever before. These days, it seems that you can’t turn on a heated seat, turn on a light, or roll down a window without one or more control units communicating with one another. This of course presents a tremendous challenge for future vehicles,
Euro Electronic Parking Brake Diagnostics
If you are doing a job on a vehicle with an electronic parking brake, you will need a scan tool to perform diagnostics.
Different Nameplates, Different Expectations
Honda is one of the least concerned manufacturers about system voltages when it comes to reflashing.
BMW Module Encoding And Programming
In some cases, a missed detail can turn an expensive module into an expensive brick.
BMW 12Volt Lithium-Ion Batteries
BMW started offering lithium-ion batteries in its F80 M3 and F82 M4 in early 2014.
Hyundai Stop/Start System Problems
Specific conditions with the engine, transmission and brake system all have to be met for the ISG system to function.
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.
VIDEO: Battery Cable And Terminal Service
Many complaints are due to the most passive components. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper To Bumper.
VIDEO: Testing The Battery Every Season Is Important
The battery can be damaged just as easily by heat as by cold. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.