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Stop Start Battery Diagnostics

Stop Start Battery Diagnostics Vehicles equipped with stop start systems use an AGM (absorbed glass mat) or enhanced flooded (EFB) lead-acid battery. To prevent the possibility of a no-start on a stop start system, the vehicle’s computer monitors the battery’s condition at all times. If it sees a discharge situation, it will prevent the engine shutdown and set a check engine light. What is an AGM battery? An AGM battery has some similarities to a standard acid (SLI) battery with; positive and negative plates, plate separators and sulfuric acid as … Read More

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