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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Standard Auto Care

The Standard Auto Care Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The Standard Auto Care Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

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Fuel System

What You Should Know About Alternator Repair

Your alternator is a major component of your car’s charging system, and without it you’re a sitting duck. While driving your car, your alternator chargers your battery and provides the electrical power that runs your car. No power means your car will not run. Fear not, here we will cover some of the most important information to know when you are in need of alternator repair, and how to keep your alternator in tip top shape. What causes alternator damage? There are several things that can cause alternator damage. One cause is belt slippage, which usually occurs when a worn or damaged belt slips on the alternator’s pulley wheel, resulting in reduced voltage output. Another cause could be your battery. If your battery has died or is dying it can often cause the alternator to fail from over use. The energy output that is often shared between the alternator and the battery will fall solely on the alternator, causing it to burn out. What are some ... read more

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Alternator
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