How many volts is a car battery? Learn how voltage, battery load and operating power determine a battery’s effectiveness.
If you’re shopping for a new car battery, replacing the original battery with the same one is the easiest option. But even if you’re just swapping it out with a newer version, it’s important to understand car battery ratings — what they mean and how they make a difference. Car battery ratings cover four different aspects of performance. Learn how to read them, so you can choose the right battery for your car.
Your car battery is weak and you don’t know what is draining it. Likely, a combination of reasons is a factor here, including extreme weather and your driving habits. With care, you can extend battery life beyond the usual few years that it’s expected to last. We’ll take a look at how to preserve car battery life in an effort to reduce the risk of you someday becoming stranded.
For most car owners, the scope of electrical system knowledge stops at the fusebox. If it isn’t a bad fuse or bad bulb, that is as far as they can … Continue Reading Know-How Notes – Electrical Tools Guide
A car battery terminal end may fail, leaving you and your vehicle stranded. Here’s what to look for to help avoid that.
There are several reasons why a car battery won’t hold a charge. Here’s how to use a voltmeter and a battery maintainer to get to the bottom of the issue.