Thursday, 8/9/2018, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Effective Electrical Troubleshooting: Start/Stop Systems

Many vehicles are now being engineered with Stop-Start technology. Implementing automated stop-start technology in today’s vehicles is a cost-effective way to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions without affecting consumer acceptance. A Stop-Start system operates by cutting off the engine when the vehicle comes to a complete standstill, and automatically re-starts the engine when the driver releases the brake pedal. This operating strategy is often utilized in full hybrid-electric vehicles that have powerful electric systems, but is becoming more popular in non-hybrid vehicles that use traditional starter/battery configurations.

We will cover manufactures using stop-start technology, dual battery and robust starter motor technologies, common components found on each system, diagnostic evaluation and repair methods and review important best service practices to handle working on vehicle's equipped with Stop-Start systems.
Subject to change without notice
  • Speaker: CARQUEST Technical Institute (CTI)

    Peter Orlando has been in the Automotive Service and Repair Business for 41 years.

    Peter is an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician (CMAT) A1-A9, with additional certifications in L1, L2, L3, C1, G1, and P2. He is a certified Section 609 AC Refrigerant Recovery Technician and an approved MACS Section 609 AC Refrigerant Recovery Instructor.  (Re-certified Section 609 in 2017.)   

    Peter is a State of New Jersey Approved Training Provider and Certified Motor Vehicle Inspector, Instructor, and Emissions Repair Specialist. Additionally, a licensed Motor Vehicle Inspector for the State of New York and a Pennsylvania Certified Inspector and Emissions Repair Technician. 

    Peter has worked as a CARQUEST Technical Instructor (CTI) for the Mid-Atlantic States responsible for sixteen training regions totaling 320 in-service technicians. Currently, he is a Sr. Curriculum Developer and Technical Instructor for CARQUEST Technical Institute/Advance Auto Parts in Raleigh, NC. He is married with three children and enjoys playing drums and percussion.