3 WAYS TO GET THE MOST FROM A BATTERY

  Every year, heavy-duty commercial trucking fleets lose time and money because of battery issues. The good news is there are things that can be done to resolve these issues and keep trucks on the road. The Right Application Purkeys’ Sales and Service Engineer Charley Gipe said the best way to extend battery life is…

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23 YEARS LATER RAMBEAUX STILL RULES

Despite never filling out an application, Larry Rambeaux has found a home at Purkeys for almost 23 years. “Really, I can’t remember Purkeys without Larry,” said CEO Justin Purkey. “He’s been around so long he’s become part of the family.” Starting at a young age and with no job title, Larry was determined to succeed…

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PURKEYS TRAVELS TO MULTIPLE TECH EVENTS

Purkeys’ Sales and Service Engineer Larry Rambeaux attended multiple tech events this month. He hosted stations at the Walmart Regional, South Carolina State Competition, Southeastern Freight Lines Competition and the National Lease National Competition. Tech events are competitions fleet technicians participate in for the opportunity to be recognized for their electrical skills and abilities. According…

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MULTIMETER TRAINING UNIT: FREQUENCY

Purkeys released a new product, the multimeter training unit, to help fleets train technicians on a heavy-duty vehicle’s electrical system. The MTU allows technicians to hone their skills with a multimeter in a controlled environment before practicing on a vehicle. Purkeys Sales and Service Engineer Larry Rambeaux demonstrates how the frequency feature works on the…

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ORGANIZE YOUR RECHARGE AREA

  Battery manufacturers will honor warranties on failed batteries. Discharged batteries are not necessarily failed batteries, however, it’s critical that batteries be at a good state of charge before testing. Having a well-organized recharge area allows technicians to recharge batteries quickly. It can also reduce confusion by keeping warranty batteries separate from core batteries. Sales…

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