Most fleets are made of a combination of older and newer vehicles. The newer vehicles are straightforward and reasonably affordable to maintain, but the older vehicles get more challenging and expensive to repair every year. There are cost effective ways to maintain these older vehicles, and some are more advisable than others. Many buyers look … Continue reading How to save money and keep your older vehicles on the road
A Failing Starter Stresses a Vehicle’s Electrical System When a vehicle’s starter motor begins to fail, a heavy strain is placed on your vehicle’s battery and other components in the starter circuit. Repairing or replacing your starter motor at the first signs of failure saves you the added cost of replacing supporting components. Direct Drive … Continue reading Why Are Gear Reduction Starters Replacing Direct Drive Starters?
In theory, there shouldn’t be any objective differences between a remanufactured starter and a new starter. Remanufacturing is a fairly sophisticated process that is designed to restore a malfunctioning or broken component, like an old starter, to the exact same conditions that existed when it first left the factory assembly line. Of course, that doesn’t … Continue reading Is a New Starter Always Better than a Remanufactured Starter?
When you buy a brand new starter from the original equipment manufacturer, you always know exactly what you’re getting. There may be issues with price or availability, but there aren’t any questions about the provenance of a brand new starter. Rebuilt and remanufactured starters can also be great, but you have to know what to … Continue reading Who to Trust When Purchasing a Remanufactured or Rebuilt Starter
There is a certain degree of confusion, among both professionals and laymen, in regards to the differences between remanufactured, rebuilt, and repaired components like starters . Everyone can agree on the differences between a brand new starter and a used one, but where are the lines drawn between remanufactured, rebuilt, and repaired parts? Although various … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Remanufactured, Rebuilt, and Repaired Starters?