Electrical Archives - Brake & Front End
SCCA Forms EV Advisory Committee

The EVAC welcomes feedback and encourages those interested in sharing their thoughts to send a letter to the Club Racing Board under the Electric Vehicle Category at crbscca.com.

Autel US Offers Battery/Electrical System Diagnostics Tool

All of Autel’s new tools use Adaptive Conductance, an advanced battery analysis method that produces a more accurate examination of the battery.

Tesla Model S Brake Job

If you’re servicing the brakes or suspension system, you do not need fancy orange gloves or insulated tools.

VIDEO: Electrical Shorts Caused By Cleaning Vehicle Interior?

Andrew Markel explains how the interior maintenance of a vehicle can affect operation of electrical components, including not using too much of a cleaning product and replacing a component after a spill. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Hybrids And Electrics: The Future Of Your Shop

Vehicles are having a very noisy rebirth. The type of work you are going to be seeing is changing as the vehicle mix begins to evolve toward more electric and hybrid vehicles, as well as cars with small, turbocharged engines.

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Automotive Electrical Diagnostics

Electricity can be measured and observed at the source, but the technician has to be able to visualize electricity and how resistance, amperage and voltage change its flow. This can require some imagination, or in some cases, faith. Regardless, the math has to add up.

Jump-N-Carry JNCAIR 1700 Peak Amp Jump Starter with Air Compressor

Clore Automotive presents the JNCAIR, a 1700 peak amp jump starter, from Jump-N-Carry. This unit features Jump-N-Carry performance, plus the convenience of an integrated, industrial-grade air delivery system.

Snap-on Introduces VANTAGE Ultra

VANTAGE Ultra from Snap-on is a new graphing multimeter and high-speed, two-channel lab scope that provides fast and reliable tests to verify failed components before starting the vehicle repair.

Delphi Launches Five New Accessories For Diagnostic Scan Tools

Delphi Product & Service Solutions (DPSS) has announced five new accessories for its diagnostics scan tools. Delphi’s Diagnostic Scan Tool and Flash Programmer are complete diagnostic solutions for vehicle service and repair.

Take the Guesswork Out Of Voltage Readings With New Snap-on Digital Display Circuit Tester

The new Snap-on Digital Display Circuit Tester (EECT400) has an LCD display that provides a “no guess” voltage value of the circuit and a backlit LED that indicates red for power or green for ground.

New SOLAR BA9 12V Digital Battery and System Tester from Clore Automotive

Clore Automotive introduces the BA9, a digital battery and system tester designed for 12-volt batteries, from SOLAR. The BA9 is a pocket-sized unit that features an easy-to-read LCD display and has a wide testing capacity from 40-1200 CCA.

Schumacher Electric Offers 6/12V Manual Bench Top Charger With Engine Start

The PSC-2030T 200 / 30 / 10 Amp Bench Top Manual Starter/Charger with Timer from Schumacher Electric Corporation charges 6- and 12-volt batteries. It features a large face, clear-view amp meter with an easy-to-read graduated scale.