How to Know if Your Starter or Alternator Is Going Bad?

Answer Your alternator keeps all the electrical processes in your car running. It does this by converting mechanical energy from the crankshaft into electrical energy stored in the car's battery. The radi... Read More »

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How to Jump a Wire From the Starter to the Alternator?

Your car's alternator usually uses a wired connection between the alternator and battery via the starter motor. When you start your car, the battery powers the starter motor, but once the engine st... Read More »

What Drains a Car Battery If the Alternator & Starter Are Good?

It can be a mystery that you need to solve if you don’t know what is draining your battery, especially after verifying that the alternator and starter are good. It is completely normal for batter... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot to Determine Whether a Starter or Starter Solenoid Is Not Working?

If you turn the ignition key in your automobile and all you hear is a clicking noise or the engine turning over very slowly, the issue could be the starter or the starter solenoid. Both cause issue... Read More »

How to Make a Chimney Starter (Charcoal Starter)?

The finished productUsing a chimney starter is a great way to get your barbecue lit without using lighter fluid. You can make your own with items you probably have lying around the house already. T... Read More »