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Think Your Battery's Okay for a Florida Winter?

November 27th, 2016
We don't have winters here like they do in Minnesota...but that doesn't mean that winter is an easy time for your car's battery.
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  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Why Car Batteries Wear Down

August 25th, 2016

It’s a simple fact. Any battery that’s designed to be rechargeable can only stand so many charge/discharge cycles before it starts to weaken and lose its ability to Car Battery in Pembroke Pines FLstore electricity. That’s true of your cell phone and laptop, and it’s true of your car battery as well.

Your car battery relies on a chemical reaction between acid in each individual cell and lead plates. While newer batteries are “zero maintenance” and require no distilled water (which turns to acid), they still only have a limited service life…and the cheaper the battery, the less likely it is to last through its entire warranty period.

While your battery is bound to weaken and fail eventually, there are things you can do to prolong its life and enhance its reliability:

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  Tags: car battery
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101