Integrated battery service system

  • US 8,131,487 B2
  • Filed: 12/31/2009
  • Issued: 03/06/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/13/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system for conducting a service on a vehicle, the system comprising:

  • connectors configured to couple to a battery of the vehicle;

    an input device;

    a processor coupled to the connectors and the input device for executing control codes to carry out the service; and

    a memory device coupled to the processor for storing the control codes and recorded information related to an interruption point in the service,wherein the control codes, when executed by the processor, control the system to;

    access the information related to the interruption point in the service; and

    resume the service from the interruption point,wherein the service is a battery test service, an alternator test or a starter test, andwherein the control codes, upon execution by the processor, control the battery service system to perform the battery test, the starter test, the alternator test, and a battery charge service in a predetermined sequence.

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