Few experiences with your car are worse than being in the parking lot with your car full of groceries and a dead battery. You'll normally get some signs that the battery is coming to the end of its life. When you notice them, replace the battery before it becomes exhausted. Here is how to spot a dying car battery and how to replace it yourself.
Symptoms of a Bad Battery
Eventually, car batteries lose the ability to hold a charge. When this happens, you'll notice several symptoms before the battery dies, such as:
At the first sign of any of these, pick up a new battery at the auto parts store and replace it before it goes out on you completely.
Replacing the Car Battery
Materials You'll Need
Take the old battery to the auto parts store where you purchased the new battery. They will give you a few dollars of credit for the old battery and will dispose of it for you.
Problems You May Encounter
If you have any of the following issues, you'll need to take your car to an auto repair shop and have them make the repairs and replace the battery for you.
25 February 2016
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