: Electrical system

Start. Stop. Start. Stop.

If the starting and stopping isn't caused by heavy traffic, it's likely a sign your car or truck engine needs attention. You figured you’d start the day by tiring the kids out at the IronKids Fun Run. Then you planned to head over to Union South to tailgate at Badger Bash. But that doesn’t look like…
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It’s Dark Out There

Are you sure your headlights are working? As everyone learns (or should learn) in drivers ed classes, headlights are a major safety feature of your car or truck (Captain Obvious here). But sometimes drivers forget that, in Wisconsin, the law (as reported at the unofficial motor vehicle department site, dmv.org) says you must have your…
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That Little Click Is Telling You Something

It's saying your battery and/or alternator is bad. You come out of work after a long, frustrating day, get in your car or truck, turn the key and click. … Click. …. Click. Click. Clickclickclickclick. Finally, you accept that it just isn’t going to start and you’re probably going to miss tonight’s “Shower the People”…
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It IS Brain Surgery

Well, sort of - if your power train control module needs fixing. To make an interesting and horrifying story, science fiction writers often create a world in which machines develop minds of their own and take over. Well, those writers are not far from the truth. Your car or truck already has a mind of…
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