Learn the details of battery acid stratification, and how to service it.
More often than not, sulphation is caused by user neglect or in many cases, just not paying attention to your battery.
When a hybrid vehicle sits for extended periods of time the state of charge on the high-voltage battery can drop significantly.
Duty cycle plays a key roll in determining how long an air compressor can run safely.
Having the proper equipment can help shops use less compressed air.
Having the right air nozzle can determine if your shop meets OSHA safety standards.
OSHA focuses on three factors regarding cleaning and blow-off applications with compressed air: air pressure, user protection and noise levels.
Many compressed air systems have two tanks: a wet tank before the dryer, and a dry tank after all dryers and filters for compressed air storage.
Counterfeit refrigerants are an issue in the air conditioning service. Equipping refrigerant identifiers in your shop can help.
Even though nitrogen is not as “reactive” as regular compressed air, you can still expect to lose about 2 percent pressure for every 10 degrees F in temperature reduction.
Recommendations on intervals for cleaning, inspecting and lubricating fifth wheels.
High-voltage gloves used to work on hybrid vehicles should be tested every six months.
Anti-gelling additives can sometimes help in these situations.
A list of five different items for testing coolants.