Battery | Charging | Starting
A properly functioning alternator is important to ensure the maximum service length from your vehicle’s battery. The team at Hollenshade’s ensures correct fielding signals are commanded to the alternator and verifies voltage output to the battery.
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A battery drain is referred to as a parasitic load. Such a load is caused by electrical devices that continue to use or draw current after the ignition switch is turned to OFF position. Pinpointing these devices and correcting the improper load condition prevents our drivers from being stranded with a vehicle that won’t start when required.
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Battery Load Test
Evaluation of the vehicle battery is performed with a specialized testing tools. These devices can load the battery at levels similar to the demands of daily driving. Identifying an aging battery prior to failure prevents our drivers from being stranded with a vehicle that won’t start when required.
A vehicle’s starter must endure the tough demands of starting an engine in all temperature conditions. The repetitive high current and load placed on the starter can fatigue the components and result in device failure. Our team at Hollenshade’s will properly evaluate your vehicle’s starting system issue.
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