Having Trouble Keeping Liftgate Batteries Charged?

  Purkeys’ New Liftgate Charging Systems Increase Charge Time   One of the biggest challenges for fleets with liftgates is keeping the liftgate batteries charged. According to Purkeys Sales and Service Engineer Charley Gipe, the reasons for this difficulty can be broken up into two categories. First, because liftgate batteries are typically located at the…

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STOPPING BATTERY KILLERS BEFORE THEY START

TOP 3 BATTERY KILLERS AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM   Fleets regularly face issues with their heavy-duty truck batteries which can lead to road calls and unforeseen costs. While there are many reasons why batteries fail, Purkeys Chief Creative Engineer Bruce Purkey explains his top three reasons, which are the following: Batteries are not charged…

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Diagnosing the Lights on the New Liftgate Charging Systems

Purkeys Explains the Lights on the SELECT   One of the biggest product improvements to Purkeys’ new SELECT liftgate charging system is the inclusion of indicator lights. According to Purkeys Sales and Service Engineer, Larry Rambeaux, these lights were added for both: Diagnostics Troubleshooting In Purkeys’ latest video, Larry demonstrates how easy it is to…

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HOW TO USE A MULTIMETER

SALES AND SERVICE ENGINEER LARRY RAMBEAUX DEMONSTRATES A FEW OF THE MULTIMETER’S FUNCTIONS    Multimeters are devices that combine multiple electrical measurement functions in one unit. These instruments typically measure voltage, electric current and resistance. In order to get the most from a multimeter, you have to understand the readings it gives you. Sales and Service…

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