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 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!
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
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
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