The electrical system for the vehicle consists of the battery, starter, and the alternator. By having a working electrical system for your vehicle, you will be able to drive it when you need to have a vehicle. The battery provides power to the starter. The alternator gives the battery the power it needs in order to keep the vehicle operating at top performance levels. If one of these parts do not work properly, the vehicle will not operate or run correctly. Make sure to bring the vehicle in for regular inspections to ensure that everything is operating the best that it can. If there is an issue, make sure to schedule an appointment and bring the vehicle in. We can perform a check for the electrical system to ensure everything is working properly. If there are any issues, we can alert you to them and advise you on the options you have so that they are fixed quickly so you can get your vehicle back on the road again.
The battery is an important part of the vehicle that should not be ignored. Until the vehicle starts, the battery is the item providing the entire electrical current for the vehicle. This includes the current to the ignition and the fuel systems. These are responsible for creating the combustion necessary for the engine to function.
While the battery is able to supply the power to start your vehicle, the starter is the part that gets the engine to go. The battery supplies a small amount of power to the starter motor. The starter will then rotate the flywheel. This turns the crankshaft and begins the movement of the engine’s pistons. If you start to notice the vehicle is becoming difficult to start, or is slow to start, make sure to bring it in so we can inspect the parts for you.
When the engine is running, the alternator keeps the battery charged and the electrical system going. Your vehicle can start with a faulty alternator, but it will not be able to run for a long length of time. If the alternator needs to be replaced, we can inspect it and recommend what will be needed. A complete electrical system inspection is important for the performance and efficiency of your vehicle when you drive.