Tip & How-To about Smart Vehicle Parts & Accessories
WARNING NEW CAR AND TRUCK OWNERS: Most these vehicles have what is called a Smart Alternator (actually, needs new design). When traveling for some distance on the highway the computer will switch off the alternator and the battery will begin to slowly discharge (lights and all on) and this is used to save torque on engine and thus some gasoline. Look close, on your volt meter and you should see a RED DOT that this discharge "should not" go below. If it by chance it does, then pull over stop, count to 10, restart car/truck and keep fingers crossed. Again, I think the system should "trickle charge" if nothing else.
Posted by Hitechyman on
May 29, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
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