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How Do I Know When I Need A New Car Battery?

How Do I Know When I Need A New Car Battery?

The battery is an integral part of your vehicle. It is part of the engine's starting system and powers all the electrical systems in your car. Therefore, without a battery that functions well, you will have problems enjoying nearly all your vehicle's features. A battery can last for up to six years if operating in the ideal conditions (not in extreme temperatures and lots of moisture). Unfortunately, the conditions are never this perfect, and most car owners need to change batteries every three to five years. Signs that You Need to Change the Battery Here are a few indicators that your battery is dying. The Engine Starts Slowly Over time, the battery's internal components become less effective, causing the battery to take longer to create enough charge to start the engine. Your car may take a few seconds to a minute to start or require several keystrokes. Check Engine Light Comes On The check engine light may be trigg ... read more

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