Leaking fuel filters and lines, steering pumps and coolant pipes can cause alternator damage Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly installing Alternators either under or close to a lubricant or fluid component or pipe. Fuel filters and lines, power steering pumps or pipes and coolant pipes are all examples of potential parts which can leak onto the alternator, triggering damage and premature failure. The fluid, over a period of time leaks inside the brush holder and also between carbon br
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In the Electrical industry, there is a term called "Core Charge" or "Core Deposit". This simple word causes headaches for people who have never heard of it before and many times you will get upset to find out that you have to pay more for an Electrical part then its quoted price. It is similar to a bottle deposit. Well here is the facts about core costs: The need for a "Core Charge" or "Core Deposit" arose from recycling & re-manufacturing parts and or Enviornmently disposable. Re-manufactu
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Reconit Electric is a Brick and Mortar store serving Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge Region. We have walk in customers as well as online inquiries. We frequently get customers comparing prices from USA (Ebay, Amazon). Shopping around is good but you have to make sure, in the event, its a wrong or defective item, you should be able to talk to a customer service representative.  You don't want to hold on to the phone line for an hour to find a person without no knowledge. Some online stores are
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You see a lot of articles this time of year recommending some common sense things you should do to protect your vehicle and yourself in the bitter cold winter weather. Things such as keeping an emergency kit in your car along with blankets, a shovel and cat litter or sand to help give traction if you get stuck. Other common items are: have your battery checked to make sure its up to the task of starting a cold vehicle in winter, make sure your anti-freeze is rated for the cold weather expected,
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Charging Parallel Connected Batteries   Batteries connected in parallel (positive to positive, negative to negative) are seen by the charger as one large battery of the combined amp hour capacity of all the batteries. Thus, three 12 volt 100 amp hour (ah) batteries in parallel are seen as one 12 volt 300 ah battery. They can be charged with one positive and negative connection from one charger of the recommended amp output. They also can be charged with a multiple output charger, like a t
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