Tag: battery

Warm Up or Not To Warm Up Your Car

  It is that time of the year when we tend to let our vehicles “warm-up” or idle before driving. In fact, today’s modern cars are ready to drive in cold temperatures without excessive idling, says the Car Care Council.   “Unless you are trying to defrost the windshield or warm the interior of your… Read more »

It Happened Again.

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] What’s worse than breaking down, on the Interstate, on a trip with the family? Maybe one of the kids getting sick. But the transportation break down is close to the top of the list.     Monday, we received a desperate phone call from a business owner. His company van… Read more »

No risk to jump starting a car/truck? Think again.

Helping your buddy jump start his car? Are you sure you know how?? Caution: Even when following the proper connection procedure, damage to the electronics in both cars can occur. Use this procedure at your own risk. Quick tip: Most of the time, battery connections can be found under the hood of the car/truck you… Read more »

Red charge light on – Now What??

The little battery ( charge malfunction light ) should come on and go out fairly quickly as your engine revs at start up. The process is a bulb check to be sure the malfunction light operates. What does it really mean when the light does come on and stays on. Rarely does it come on… Read more »