Technical Bulletin (US) - School Bus Application Guide

school bus*Update - this TSB has been updated, please download the new version attached.

We all know that the most important consideration when it comes to a school bus is safety. The second most important thing, when it comes to the alternator on the bus, is reliability. The Technical Service Bulletin attached includes many helpful hints on ways to ensure that your school bus has the correct alternator and cabling so that it is both safe and reliable. It will help you to select the correct size alternator for your application, along with plenty of helpful information on batteries, cabling, and even how to read an alternator output curve. It also includes a handy worksheet for calculating amperage demands.

As always, if you have any comments or questions feel free to leave them here.

The information contained in this bulletin is intended for professional technicians who have the proper tools, equipment, and training to perform the maintenance described. This information is NOT intended for ‘do-it-yourselfers’, and you should not assume that this information applies to your equipment. If you have any questions regarding this information please contact our customer service department at:
Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems
a division of Prestolite Electric Inc
7585 Empire Drive
Florence, KY USA 41042
(800) 354-0560
(859) 525-8801

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