Issue 13: Battery Load Testing, Parasitic Draw and Disconnect Accessory

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H2W Newsletter

Issue 13 October 20, 2017

Blog: by Shane Conley
Video Playlist: Tip of the Day
Tools Highlighted: DVOM
Product: Battery Disconnect

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Dang we are busy in the How2Wrench studio and shop! Hundreds of hours of footage need edited and produced. We have been taking on some jobs to get new videos and update some older ones.

Here are three new ones related to battery testing, diagnosing a draining battery and long-term storage. You will notice a new playlist called Tip of the Day. We have been making live Facebook videos of Coach Conley teaching right from the classroom for years that never made it to YouTube. Our goal is to get these out there for you to use whenever needed!


New videos:

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In this video, I show how to install a battery quick disconnect and give examples of why you would want this accessory. 3:32 min
Click on the links below to purchase:
Amazon Links: Battery Disconnects

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In this video, I show how to load test a vehicle’s battery with the starter motor, why it’s a great idea, and also compare to the traditional tool way! 4:45 min

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In this video, I show how to test a draining battery and how to test the amperage draw of components. 3:37 min

As with all of my playlists, this video collection grows over time. It’s a good idea to check in and look for new material that catches your interest.

Feel free to share and use as desired. Read the original blog here.

Head over to the new website and subscribe to the newsletter to never miss a video or newsletter!

Like freebies? Click here for a free diagnostic checklist!

If I can ever be of service to you, here is a video explains how to connect with me.

As always…
Keep Wrenching,
Shane Conley

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Shane Conley


20 + years in the motorcycle industry have awarded me a life of powersports adventures, travels, and experiences I could have never dreamed of.  Former racer, shop owner, riding coach and championship bike builder. I’ve also been in management, fundraising and partnership building positions. Currently employed as an educator in the study of motorcycle mechanics. Avid mechanic, bike builder, author, traveler and studier of life. I’m a visionary with proven results.