AGM Batteries – What You Need to Know

We have written about the AGM battery on several previous occasions, first introducing it to our audience when very few new vehicles were equipped with them, then addressing some of the unique service aspects of the AGM battery versus the traditional flooded lead acid battery. In the time we have…

Conquering Battery Storage Season

It’s that time of year. You put your seasonal toys away for the winter and hope that things will go well when you bring them back into service when the snow melts. But, what about the batteries in those toys – will they be ready to answer the call? They…

Reprogramming Isn’t Just for High End Euros

This month, we are featuring a guest article from Tanner Brandt. Tanner is the owner of Tanner’s Auto Clinic, a mobile diagnostic and programming business. He also teaches for CARQUEST Technical Institute and Worldpac Technical Institute and is a guest contributor to VehicleServicePros.com. “Helping to better the automotive industry through…

Perfect Source of Stable Power

Increasingly, performing repairs on late model vehicles requires that system voltage is maintained throughout the entire repair event. If system voltage drops below a specified threshold, the repair can be interrupted or completely derailed. PRO-LOGIX PL2310 and PL2320 portable battery chargers are great tools for supplying steady power to maintain…

Will Cold Weather Spell Opportunity for Your Shop?

As we looked at the weather channel today, the headline read “Weekend Snowmaker,” and showed an expected storm about 800 miles wide. Like it or not, it appears fall is coming to an end. That means lower temps, snow and rough weather for batteries and the vehicles that depend on them.…

Simple, Effective Battery Maintenance

The CHARGE IT! 4501, a 12 Volt 800 mA Battery Maintainer, is the battery service tool for those who want to keep their battery charged easily and reliably. With no buttons to push or setting to dial in, the 4501 keeps it simple, yet its automatic operation and multi-step approach…

Temperature Compensation – Why it Matters

                    You may have heard about temperature compensation as it relates to battery charging. In this article, we cover the theory behind the need for battery charging temperature compensation and the real world benefits of this feature for professionals and consumers…

PRO-LOGIX Prevents Battery Deterioration

“Retirement significantly reduced my driving, especially in cold, hot or bad weather. I use a temperature compensated PRO-LOGIX PL2310 “smart” battery charger to continuously charge and maintain my vehicle’s battery when parked. This reduces premature battery failure by keeping it fully charged to prevent freezing or hard starting in the…