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Car Batteries

Car batteries 

Do you have or concerns about your car battery? Today, we will discuss everything you need to know, as a vehicle owner, about car battery replacement. We will cover topics such as; why car batteries may malfunction, how long you can expect your battery to last you, and where you can go to receive top quality automotive electrical repair. 

What causes car batteries to die?

how batteries die

There are many ways that car batteries could potentially die. Let’s cover some of those!

Cold Weather 

Cold weather is one of the biggest reasons that car batteries die. But, snowy, rainy, cold, weather can be damaging… It is scientifically proven old weather weakens car batteries. For example, when weather drops to 32 degrees, your car battery is 35% weaker than what it is normally running at. Although you can’t predict nor control the weather, you can, however, prepare you battery for the harsh cold weather that winter brings us. Taking proper care you your car’s battery is very important. But, with summer right around the corner, the cold weather shouldn’t be a factor in your car battery breaking! Click here to learn more!

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Corrosion 
Corrosion is another way that may lead to battery replacement. According to Google, Corrosion is “the act of destroying a metal or alloy gradually, especially by oxidation or chemical action.” So, overtime you battery will corrode and will begin to stop operating properly.
   
Time 
Time, one of the things that no one can change, can heavily affect your car battery. Over time, as your battery gets older, it begins to lose it’s power. But, that’s an easy fix! You can have your battery replaced to restore full electrical operation in your vehicle, if it was your batteries fault. 
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Those are some of the ways that your battery may be malfunctioning. Keep in mind, if you are experiencing electrical problems with your car, it may be because of other reasons to. To learn more about probable electric malfunctioning problems, click here!

How long do car batteries last?

How long car batteries last 
There is no definite answer to that question. But, with all the automotive experience that we have, we have summarized that car batteries can last for a long time with the proper care. For example, getting your battery looked frequently. This is important because it can ensure that your car battery’s life is long lived. 

Testing car batteries

Car battery testing

When getting your vehicle maintained, it is important to have your battery tested as well. At Tedious Repairs, we use a high tech battery tester. This trusted multi-meter tool makes sure that your battery is working properly and to it’s full potential. First, we must set the tool to the proper voltage amount to match the amount needed fro your vehicle. Then, we will the power. After that, we connect the positive and negative wires to the proper negative and positive battery terminals. If your battery’s voltage is not around at least 12.6 volts, you may have a bad battery and you way need to replace it. 

Where to repair 
Know that you know almost everything you need to know about your car battery, you need to know where to repair. Well, Tedious Repairs has been offering the Chico community with Battery repair and battery replacement services since 2008! So, what are you waiting for? Take your vehicle to Tedious repairs for 5 star, quality battery repair and battery replacement services today! Call or, book and online appointment today to receive the same high quality customer, and car service that Tedious Repairs provides for all of their customers! 
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