Semi Truck Electrical System Charging Parts
Maintaining the electrical system in a truck is the key to longevity. The main components of the electrical system include the starter motor, the battery, and the alternator. The reason these are so important is that they are responsible for starting the engine and keeping it running. They are the parts that control all other electrical components in the vehicle from the radio to the windows, lighting, air conditioning, locks, and more.
The starter motor converts the electrical energy into mechanical energy, allowing the engine to turn over. The battery allows the vehicle to start and stores energy when the engine is off. The alternator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy to keep the battery charged. Plenty other parts are important, too! Over time, vehicle age, mileage, and daily use can impact the electrical system and prevent your truck from operating property, so finding the right parts early on is key to the health of your rig.