component of your vehicle, providing the power needed to start the engine and run the electrical systems. However, batteries can wear out over time and may need to be replaced. Here are some important things to know about car batteries:
Batteries have a limited lifespan and typically need to be replaced every 3-5 years.
Hot temperatures and frequent short trips can shorten a battery's lifespan.
Warning signs that a battery may be failing include a slow engine crank when starting the car, dimming headlights, and the "check engine" light coming on.
It's a good idea to have the battery checked regularly, especially as it gets older, to ensure it is still holding a good charge and is able to start the engine.
Cold weather can also be hard on batteries, so it's important to have your battery checked before winter to ensure it's in good condition and can withstand the colder temperatures.
When replacing your car battery, it's important to use the correct type and size of battery for your vehicle.
If a battery is not working properly, it could cause damage to other parts of the car, so it's important to address any issues with the battery as soon as possible.
At Graeme Colfer Autos, our team of experts can test your battery and replace it if needed, using only the highest-quality batteries.
Contact us today to schedule your appointment and ensure your vehicle has a reliable power source.