Car owners living in the Atlanta area know just how hot the weather can get in the summer, and when the heat rises, it can easily scorch everything in its path, including your car battery. Due to this problem, it’s not uncommon for Atlantans to find themselves in need of a new car battery in as little as three years or less.
Warning Signs of a Dead or Dying Car Battery
Oftentimes, battery failure strikes before owners are even aware there is a problem with their vehicle, but if you look out for the below signs, you can catch battery issues before it’s too late.
- Battery leak
- The engine won’t start
- Slow engine crank
- Dim headlights
- Weak horn
- Low battery fluid
- Bloated battery case
The above issues should be inspected immediately by trained service technicians! Schedule an appointment with our service center if you notice any of these car problems, and we’ll be happy to help.
When it comes to battery replacement in Atlanta, we are second to none. Don’t settle for discount car batteries at discount stores. We only use high-quality replacement batteries. We’ll find exactly what you need for your car, truck or SUV.
How Can I Protect My Car Battery?
There are several different ways you can help prolong the life of your car battery. By making sure all interior lights are turned off when you exit the vehicle and by removing power adapters when they’re not in use, you can help boost your battery’s lifespan. Additionally, you should have these common services performed annually to avoid premature car battery replacement:
Battery Cable End Inspection
It’s best to have your battery cable ends inspected annually for damage to prevent battery failure. In the instance there is damage, you should have your cable ends replaced by one of our technicians.
Battery Diagnostic Test
If your battery isn’t performing as intended, this simple test will let you know. It is the easiest way to determine if you are in need of battery replacement in Atlanta.
Battery Terminal Cleaning
Battery terminal cleanings are a must to avoid corrosion. This practice can help you keep your battery in excellent condition.
Schedule A Battery Replacement Service
You won’t get very far without a working battery. When you start to notice the warning signs, don’t hesitate to schedule your appointment. We can even test the charge of your battery to see if it’s in need of replacement, and get you out the door within the same day.