INSTALLING AN INVERTER

Installing an Inverter Larry Rambeaux Demonstrates How to Choose the Best Place to Install One   Inverters convert DC power to 110 AC power. This allows drivers to use their household items while over the road. There are many inverters to choose from, so it’s important to look for one that is programmable, durable, easy…

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WHAT IS A PM TEST: THE BATTERY TEST

What is a PM test: The Battery Test Charley Gipe Goes Over the PM Test on the Auto Meter BCT200J There are two ways to maintain a heavy-duty vehicle: preventative maintenance and road calls. By performing a high-level preventative maintenance test of a vehicle’s electrical system regularly, fleets can resolve issues before they result in…

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HOW TO USE THE MTU: STATE OF CHARGE

  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 state of charge feature…

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WHAT IS A PM TEST: THE PRE-CHECK

CHARLEY GIPE GOES OVER THE PM TEST ON THE AUTO METER BCT200J   There are two ways to maintain a heavy-duty vehicle: preventative maintenance and road calls. By performing a high-level preventative maintenance test of a vehicle ’s electrical system regularly, fleets can resolve issues before they result in road calls. Purkeys Sales and Service…

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WANT TO REDUCE FUEL COSTS?

WHAT PURKEYS OFFERS TO HELP INCREASE FUEL EFFICIENCY Commercial trucking fleets often rely on fuel to power a vehicle’s charging system. To quantify the costs, let’s assume an idling truck burns a gallon of fuel an hour for 4 hours a day, 5 days a week, 50 weeks a year at a price of $4…

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FROM “BRUCE’S DAUGHTER” TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

  PURKEYS SAYS, “THANK YOU” TO ROBYN WASSMAN FOR HER 25 YEARS OF SERVICE   Robyn Purkey Wassman moved to Bentonville, Arkansas in 1990 to help her dad Bruce open Purkeys. “She was nineteen years old when my dad started this company,” said CEO Justin Purkey. “My dad asked her to help him start out…

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