Delco Remy has prepared this information and we wanted to share it with you. The vehicle charging system is comprised of three components: The alternator The battery The cabling connecting the alternator and battery These three components make up the charging system on any vehicle, large or small. Each component depends on the other. If … Continue reading Alternator as Battery Maintainer
Print This Troubleshooting Flowchart and post it somewhere in your shop. There’s a saying: Skip 1 step and you add 5 later. So when you run into problems with your heavy vehicle electrical system, follow the steps in this flowchart to the letter. It’s the fastest, most reliable way to work through the possibilities and … Continue reading Troubleshooting Heavy Vehicle Electrical Issues
OEM alternators can be more expensive than aftermarket alternators, and the price disparity causes many businesses to opt for the cheaper option. But you might be getting just that – a cheap option. Why cheap alternators are the wrong choice Aftermarket alternators are sold as less expensive OEM replacements, but they aren’t always good replacements … Continue reading Are OEM Alternators Worth Buying?
Denso has over 6 decades experience supplying premium electrical components to auto makers, businesses, municipalities, utilities and other industries. The original Denso gear-reduction starter is actually recognized as the industry benchmark, designed so intelligently that it can be easily adapted to use in the harsh engine conditions of formula 1 racing. Lowest return rates in … Continue reading Why Businesses Prefer Denso Starters
Sometimes you don’t want to pick up the phone and talk over your warranty issues. You just want to find a simple resource online, give it a quick glance and figure out if your alternator is covered under warranty or if you’re going to have to buy a new one. Here you’ll find that simple … Continue reading Is My Prestolite Leece-Neville Alternator Under Warranty?
With any public or private transportation, including city buses and coach buses, safety always comes first. Big machines traveling at high speeds can be deadly. Good, we all agree. And now that we have #1 down, we want to talk about #2. Reliability. The reliable choice for coaches and other transit buses is available right … Continue reading High Output Alternator for Transit Buses and Coach Buses
Raw, Relentless Power! When you need an excess of power, the new Delco Remy 55SI alternator is exactly what you’re looking for. This new beauty is two things: The highest output Delco Remy alternator available. The highest output alternator in its class. It provides incredibly powerful performance, a compact design and high efficiency at levels … Continue reading Delco Remy 55SI | Raw, Relentless Power
Colder temperatures during the winter months often lead to cold cranking issues. Cold cranking issues are commonly related to one of three factors: Oil viscosity. The condition of the starter main cables. The overall health of the battery. Unfortunately, sometimes these factors are overlooked or ignored, particularly oil viscosity. We often just don’t think about … Continue reading How to Deal with Cold Weather Cranking Problems
The starter for the GHG14 (DD13/15/16) engine must not be used on GHG17 (DD13/15/16) engines and vice versa. Using the incorrect starter and ring gear combination will cause irreparable damage and require both to be replaced. The starter pinion is the only change in the new model compared to the previous models years, but they … Continue reading Delco Remy 39MT Starter Application Changes
There are two methods that a starter can use to drive the ring gear of a flex plate or flywheel. Direct drive Gear reduction Direct drive is the original. It involves a large, low speed motor rotating a pinion gear in a 1:1 ratio. Gear reduction was first introduced by Chrysler in the 1960s, but … Continue reading The Best Choice for Your Fleet – Direct Drive or Gear Reduction Starters?