Heavy Duty Alternator

Tech Tip: Diagnosing Starting Systems Equipped with Smart IMS

In this tech tip we review the diagnostic procedure of a starting system equipped with a Smart IMS starter. Some of the Smart IMS features could be misdiagnosed as a starting problem.

Tech Tip: Installing the Smart IMS

You’ll find that many of the steps are like any IMS replacement. However, with a Smart IMS, there is an additional lead to be terminated to the motor terminal.

Tech Tip: Combating Cold Weather Problems

With colder temperatures come a number of cold weather problems. These two Tech Tips provide useful suggestions to help keep your truck running during the winter.

Tech Tip: Starting Motor Gear Differences

Have you ever gone to replace a starting motor and discovered that the recommended replacement starter has a different pinion than the original unit?

Tech Tip: Removing and Replacing Alternators with Remote Sense

In this Tech Tip video, we explain the proper way to remove and replace alternators equipped with remote sense.

Tech Tip: Why Alternator Pad Mount Holes are Different

Sometimes the front and back mounting holes on a pad mount alternator are different sizes. This tech tip explains the differences.