Car Battery Maintenance Requires Proper Equipment

Batteries for cars can be charged long enough so that a motorist can reach a proper maintenance destination. In order to distribute power to a battery that has drained, you'll need a jumper cable and access to another vehicle.

If you're going to store your jumper cable in a trunk, ensure that the housing on the lines is constructed out of a very tough material. The protective housing is important because it will prevent tearing whenever a jagged or sharp object scratches the material. When the cables are needed to jump start your car, you may have to run the housing over various components underneath a hood in order to reach the terminals. By using a heavy-duty cable, you won't have to worry about heat that could possible damage the lines.

After the clamps are secured on the proper color-coded terminals, crack the engine that operates the other vehicle. The drained battery should have enough power to crank the inefficient car within two minutes.

Our service center at Lithia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat of Helena offers professional battery services for cars and trucks. We proudly serve locals in various neighborhoods in Helena, MT.

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