Welcome to the Dixie Tech Tips and Suggestions area, a special service Dixie Electric Ltd. provides.

Problems (often called “defects”) are manifested in alternators and starters that many times can be traced to malfunctions in wiring and other electrical accessories on a vehicle.

Dixie offers its Customers vehicle specific Dixie Tech Tips to help recognize and properly service these problems. The Dixie Tech Tips are sorted below in bulletin sequence and can be searched using the web-browser search function. There are several non-vehicle related Dixie Tech Tips listed below. The vehicle specific Dixie Tech Tips can also be found using the Dixie E-Catalogue section of the website.

Dixie Tech Tips are compiled from various sources and are directed to “service professionals” When servicing a mechanical or electrical item be sure to follow all safety procedures. Using improper tools or procedures can result in personal injury and vehicle damage. Dixie will not be held liable for damages, expenses or other liabilities incurred from using these tips.

Dixie Customers may direct questions to Tech Services in Concord by visiting our Contact Us page.

To find out if your vehicle has a TSB, go to our e-Cat and filter by application.

General Technical Information Tech Tip
Voltage Drop Testing TSB_001
Bearing Failure Analysis TSB_002
Belts and Belt Tension TSB_003
Precision Measuring Tools TSB_004
Alternator Battery Cables and High Output Alternators TSB_005
Measuring Quiescent Draw TSB_006
Coach Applications: Why they may burn TSB_007
Alternator Trouble Shooting Guide ALT-TSG-020
Alternator Installation Guide TSB_011
Alternator Pulley Installation Guide TSB_012
Testing Alternators: Then and Now TSB_013
Starter Trouble Shooting Guide TSB_020
Starter Installation Guide TSB_021
Batteries TSB_030
Intermittent Issues with Alternators & Starters TSB_031
Cold Solder Connection TSB_032
Dixie’s Ford 6G Type Regulator Interchange TSB_033
Dixie 109-18207 Wiring Connections TSB_034

To find out if your vehicle has a TSB, go to our e-Cat and filter by application.