Troubleshooting Heavy Vehicle Electrical Issues

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

Are OEM Alternators Worth Buying?

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?

Why Businesses Prefer Denso Starters

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

High Output Alternator for Transit Buses and Coach Buses

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

Delco Remy 55SI | Raw, Relentless Power

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

How to Deal with Cold Weather Cranking Problems

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

Delco Remy 39MT Starter Application Changes

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

The Best Choice for Your Fleet – Direct Drive or Gear Reduction Starters?

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?