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Gary's Quality Automotive

3703 W Old Potash Hwy
Grand Island, NE 68803

What a dreadful thing to have your car not start when you are ready to go somewhere. There is never a convenient time for this to happen. The most common culprit is that the car battery is bad. There are usually signs or symptoms of this before the battery finally gives up.

Here are three ways how to know if your car battery is bad:

  1. Your engine cranks but doesn't start. When you turn on the ignition the engine barely turns over and the vehicle lights and accessories are very dim.
  2. When turning the ignition, the engine will not crank or turn over. The starter just makes a clicking noise and is unable to turn the engine over. The lights and other electrical accessories do not work at all.
  3. Have to use jumper cables to start the engine. After a jump start the battery does not seem to take a charge from the alternator.

These symptoms can also be signs that some electrical source is pulling electrical current from the battery when the ignition is turned off. It can also be a symptom of a faulty alternator that is not charging the battery even though the engine is running. It is also important to keep fluid in the battery if it is one that requires this type of maintenance. Also, it is vital to keep the battery cables clean and connected tightly to the engine and electrical components.

Have more questions how to know if car battery is bad? Call our ASE Certified Technicians at Gary’s Quality Automotive for more information about car battery replacement and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves vehicle owners in Grand Island, NE, Wood River, NE and Doniphan, NE.

There are three common ways how to know if car battery is bad. If these signs are frequent occurrences, it is time for a car battery replacement.

What a dreadful thing to have your car not start when you are ready to go somewhere. There is never a convenient time for this to happen. The most common culprit is that the car battery is bad. There are usually signs or symptoms of this before the battery finally gives up.

Here are three ways how to know if your car battery is bad:

  1. Your engine cranks but doesn't start. When you turn on the ignition the engine barely turns over and the vehicle lights and accessories are very dim.
  2. When turning the ignition, the engine will not crank or turn over. The starter just makes a clicking noise and is unable to turn the engine over. The lights and other electrical accessories do not work at all.
  3. Have to use jumper cables to start the engine. After a jump start the battery does not seem to take a charge from the alternator.

These symptoms can also be signs that some electrical source is pulling electrical current from the battery when the ignition is turned off. It can also be a symptom of a faulty alternator that is not charging the battery even though the engine is running. It is also important to keep fluid in the battery if it is one that requires this type of maintenance. Also, it is vital to keep the battery cables clean and connected tightly to the engine and electrical components.

Have more questions how to know if car battery is bad? Call our ASE Certified Technicians at Gary’s Quality Automotive for more information about car battery replacement and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves vehicle owners in Grand Island, NE, Wood River, NE and Doniphan, NE.

Gary Starkey
Gary's Quality AutomotiveAuto Repair Shop in Grand Island, NE

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3703 W Old Potash Hwy, Grand Island, NE 68803308-381-2295info@garysautoinc.com
Mon:07:30am - 05:30pm
Tue:07:30am - 05:30pm
Wed:07:30am - 05:30pm
Thu:07:30am - 05:30pm
Fri:07:30am - 05:30pm
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed
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