Batteries Starting & Charging Systems - Online Class
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Batteries Starting & Charging Systems

Price: $99.00
  • Item #: DLU-BSC
  • Manufacturer's Product Number: DLU-BSC
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Utilize the Diesel Laptops University online learning center to increase your truck diagnostic and repair skills. Some of the most common causes of electrical problems are batteries, grounds, alternators, and starters. This course will go through operation, diagnostic, and repair.

Course Topics

  • Batteries Overview
    • Battery Function
    • Battery Construction
    • Maintenance Free Batteries
    • Electrolyte and Specific Gravity
    • Battery Safety
    • Temperature, Efficiency, and Ratings
  • Power Loss
    • How Batteries Lose Power
    • Experiment 1
    • Corrosion
    • Battery Testing and Service
    • Hydrometer Testing
    • Experiment 2
  • Charging and Replacement
    • Load Testing
    • Experiment 3
    • Battery Chargers
    • Battery Temperature
    • Battery Charging
    • Replacing a Battery
    • Experiment 4
  • Starting System Overview
    • Starting System
    • Motor Drive Mechanism
    • Gear Reduction
    • Starter Solenoids
    • Reduction Starters
    • Starting Circuit
    • Current Draw and Torque
  • Starting System Diagnosis and Service
    • Starting System Diagnosis
    • Testing
    • Experiments 5 & 6
    • Wires and Cables
    • Abnormal Noises
    • Experiment 7
    • Starter Replacement and Repair
  • Charging System Overview
    • System Components
    • Generator Functions
    • Generator Components
    • Rotor and Brushes
    • Stator
    • Diodes and Diode Bridges
    • Voltage Regulators
  • Charging System Diagnosis and Service
    • Inspection
    • Electrical Testing
    • Scan Tools and Scopes
    • Waveforms
    • Tests
    • Generator Repair
    • Experiments 8 & 9

Intended Audience

This course is intended for any technician that works with electrical systems in any industry.

Diesel Laptops University

Diesel Laptops University (DLU) is an online learning platform. Each course was developed by ASE-certified professionals and includes a combination of text, videos, animations, and interactive simulations. All text content can be read aloud to the learner via our Text-to-Speech (TTS) feature and all videos are Closed Captioned. In addition, the text can be translated to over 50 different languages. Over 100,000 learners have used these proven courses to develop their skills in automotive and diesel technology.


Frequently Asked Question

How long does it take to receive access to the course? You will receive an email with website access information and login credentials within 23 hours of purchasing the course(s).

How do I access the course? The email you receive will give you the link, which is

How long can I access the course for? You will have 90 days to complete your testing.

Will I receive a certificate? Students who pass the final test with a score of 70% or higher on their first try will have access to a Diesel Laptops Certificate of Completion.

Are these tests ASE Certified? These courses are powered by Today's Class, an ASE accredited training provider. The courses will help you prepare for ASE certification testing, however passing these courses does not mean you are ASE certified in that area.

Can more then one person take the course? Each purchase is intended for one student.

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