How to take care of your car battery

Car battery is an object many don’t give a second thought – until the day you crank the key with disappointment.

We are only human, and there can be occasions when we accidentally drain our battery by leaving car lights on or playing audio systems while the car engine is off. Other less noticeable factors such as irregular use of your car and sudden seasonal changes in weather temperature can also have an effect on the health of your battery.

Check out these tips to take care of your battery and help extends its service life.

Feeling sluggish in the morning isn’t just for tired commuters on a work day. Your battery feels the cold, too. A chilly winter morning is when you’re most likely to be left stranded with a flat car battery.

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From beach outings to vacations and cross-country road trips, you have a planned a summer full of fun - with your car playing a key role. Nothing stops a road trip faster than a dead car battery.

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The Smart Charge can be left connected to the vehicles battery indefinitely, maintaining full charge on a healthy battery while the vehicle is not being used and therefore not voiding the warranty. It gives your battery longer life and better performance.

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Your car battery may look good on the outside, but what’s going on inside it can be a different story.  If you battery is feeling a sluggish start or you can see any visible wear, this can indicate you may need a new battery. We recommend having your battery checked and tested by a professional.

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Feeling flat?

If you’re unlucky enough to experience a flat battery, AA Battery Service can come to you 24/7 and usually within the hour if you’re located in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch.

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