Electrical System Diagnosis and Repair

STARTING, CHARGING AND BATTERIES

What is it?
Your car’s starting and charging systems, and the battery, help ensure dependable vehicle operation whenever you drive your car and in all sorts of driving conditions. Make sure to check these systems regularly.

What does it do?
The battery stores electrical energy and the starter converts that energy into mechanical force to turn the engine for starting. The alternator produces electric current to replace what the starter used during start-up and to support electrical loads when the engine is running. An ignition module turns the low-voltage supply to the ignition coil on and off, and the coil produces the high voltage for the ignition system. This creates a spark at the spark plugs and ignites the air/fuel mixture in the engine. A belt transmits power from the front of the engine to the alternator’s pulley, along with other accessories.

Typical Wear and Tear
Driving habits such as frequent engine on/off cycles will cause more wear on the starter than a simple trip back and forth to work. Other factors include:

  • Driving and weather conditions
  • Mileage
  • Vehicle age
  • Excessive electrical draws like in-vehicle entertainment systems

Symptoms

  • Headlights and interior lights dim
  • “Check Engine” and/or battery light may come on
  • Accessories fail to operate

Hours Of Operation

Monday8:00AM - 5:30PM
Tuesday8:00AM - 5:30PM
Wednesday8:00AM - 5:30PM
Thursday8:00AM - 5:30PM
Friday8:00AM - 5:30PM
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Contact Us 303-422-5261
  • verified

    Sally & bob, S

    1 stars 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

  • verified

    Rick, B

    1 stars 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

  • verified

    Douglas, B

    1 stars 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

  • verified

    Al and carole, C

    1 stars 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

  • verified

    Dave , R

    1 stars 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

Seyfer Automotive – 303-422-5261
4501 Harlan St , Wheat Ridge, Co 80033