A car battery is a critical component of your vehicle. A reliable battery can prolong the overall life of your car. Every vehicle needs a battery to start its engine. It is also used in stabilizing, filtering, giving the needed power of ignition, electrical lighting, and other car accessories.
It’s important to understand at least a little bit about your battery and to know the most common signs that need to be replaced. A battery is the important part of your car that is why battery checks up essential. Here our experts from Zdegree share the warning signs that may indicate your battery needs attention.
Slow engine crank
When you attempt to start the vehicle, the cranking of the engine is inactive and takes longer than normal to start.
Check engine light
The check engine light sometimes appears when your battery is weak.
Low battery fluid level
Check the fluid level regularly. If the fluid level is below the lead plates inside, it is time to have the battery and charging system tested.
The swelling, bloating battery case
When a car battery is exposed to excessive amounts of heat or cold, the flat sides of the battery case may swell or bulge. It decreases your battery life.
Leaking can cause corrosion around the posts, where the cable connections located. The gunk may need to be removed, otherwise, your car may not start.
On average a car battery will last at least 4 to 5 years, have its current condition inspected on yearly basis. So it might not be a bad idea to get it tested by a professional to see how much life it has left.
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