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Do you know all the parts to your car battery? Likely not. And, you shouldn’t have to. However, when your car battery dies or is in need of a charge or replacement, it can be helpful to know a couple of key things. One of the more important things is your battery terminal.
Sure, we all have a general knowledge of how to attach the cables to charge our battery. But what happens when that doesn’t work, but our battery is in good condition? The health of your battery terminals is a key component to making sure that your battery is not only healthy but able to be charged when needed.
Simply put, they are the positive and negative charges that you clamp the cables to when you need to charge your battery.
To get your battery to crank, there has to be electricity coming from the battery to the spark plugs. When your battery terminals become too corroded, they become loose from the battery and don’t allow your vehicle to crank.
We say regularly. This may look different to everyone. There is not a set time, like there is for oil changes and tire rotations, for your battery to be cleaned off. We recommend checking at least monthly.
However, if nothing is working, then it’s obviously time for a battery terminal replacement. Our team of professionals at Elder Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Cedar Creek use only genuine parts while replacing others. In doing so, we’re keeping your car up to or exceeding manufacturer standards, keeping your car healthy and reliable.
Elder Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Cedar Creek is happy to work hard to be the go-to certified service center, helping drivers all around the Gun Barrel City, TX area. Book your appointment with our team today!
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