Posted December 11, 2015 09:17 AM
One thing all Jefferson City car owners can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Jim Lewis Tire & Wheel can help maintain your battery.
Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from using your headlights when the engine is off – is very dangerous to your battery. Most automotive batteries can only take that about 10 times before they are ruined.
Also, making sure you have a full charge every month or so extends battery life. Either an extended drive at freeway speeds or using a battery charger will preserve your battery’s ability to hold a full charge.
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Jim Lewis Tire & Wheel
1300 Missouri Blvd
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109