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Ignition & Electrical / Q&A

Mailbag: Why Does My New Vehicle’s Alternator Output Voltage Keep Fluctuating?

Q. I recently installed an aftermarket USB port with a digital voltage display in my newer Ford truck. I noticed my battery voltage varies significantly, between 12.9 and 14.1 volts, […]

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Video: Can Batteries Freeze? How Temperature Affects Your Vehicle Battery & Other Winter Storage Tips

The battery in your car, truck, or SUV was probably pretty expensive. Same deal with the battery in your motorcycle, lawnmower, boat, or whatever else you’ve got stuffed in your […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech Articles

3 Tips You Need to Know for Filling & Charging an AGM Powersports Battery

Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) batteries are commonplace in powersports applications nowadays. There’s a big reason why: These AGM batteries are virtually maintenance free. Back in the day, a flooded lead […]

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Video: A Quick Way to Tell if You Need a New Battery Cable

Battery cables are big and sturdy, which often means it’s easy to overlook them when troubleshooting vehicle electrical issues. But you really shouldn’t. In fact, your vehicle’s battery cables are […]

Tech / Tech Articles

3 Ways to Bring a Deeply Discharged OPTIMA Battery Back from the Dead

OPTIMA Batteries are among the most-trusted and popular automotive batteries on the market. One of the great things about OPTIMA’s AGM-style batteries is their extremely¬†low internal resistance. This allows very […]

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Battery 411: Everything You Need to Know About High Performance Batteries

Forget gasoline or ethanol. Your car doesn’t run on petrochemicals; it runs on electricity. And for the most part, the power source in that car is a battery (or two). […]