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Gary's Quality Automotive

3703 W Old Potash Hwy
Grand Island, NE 68803

As simple as the car battery sounds, it is the most important piece of equipment your car needs in order to be driven down the street. The battery is an energy storage component that relies on a chemical reaction to produce electricity. This stored energy operates the starter motor, ignition system, and fuel system. Once the motor is running, it is actually the alternator that supplies the electricity needed for all the other electrical systems, plus keeps the battery charged while the car is running.

Don’t wait for your battery to fail completely and leave you stranded on the side of the road on a hot summer day. If you keep driving with a weak battery, the alternator can be overloaded which then adversely affects the operation of the auto electrical system.

So when should you replace your car battery? These situations are good indicators that it’s time for a car battery replacement:

  • Car won’t start. As for battery ages, the cranking amps become lower than the original rating. Once the cranking amps fall below a certain level, your car won’t start.
  • Battery warning light. If the battery warning light illuminates on the instrument panel while driving, have the battery charge checked to see if it needs to replaced.
  • Electrical components don’t work. As the battery starts to go bad, the voltage it produces drops, resulting in the other electrical components in your car start goes malfunction.

Remember: Generally, a battery will give good service anywhere between four to seven years. Even though a battery will die eventually, it is possible to prolong its service life with good maintenance. If you happen to have a new battery and it keeps dying, there is something else going on under the hood. Ask your mechanic to check it out!

Are you wondering when should you replace your car battery? Call our ASE Certified Technicians at Gary’s Quality Automotive for more information about a 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.

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Wondering when should you replace your car battery? It may be time for a car battery replacement if you have problems starting your car.

As simple as the car battery sounds, it is the most important piece of equipment your car needs in order to be driven down the street. The battery is an energy storage component that relies on a chemical reaction to produce electricity. This stored energy operates the starter motor, ignition system, and fuel system. Once the motor is running, it is actually the alternator that supplies the electricity needed for all the other electrical systems, plus keeps the battery charged while the car is running.

Don’t wait for your battery to fail completely and leave you stranded on the side of the road on a hot summer day. If you keep driving with a weak battery, the alternator can be overloaded which then adversely affects the operation of the auto electrical system.

So when should you replace your car battery? These situations are good indicators that it’s time for a car battery replacement:

  • Car won’t start. As for battery ages, the cranking amps become lower than the original rating. Once the cranking amps fall below a certain level, your car won’t start.
  • Battery warning light. If the battery warning light illuminates on the instrument panel while driving, have the battery charge checked to see if it needs to replaced.
  • Electrical components don’t work. As the battery starts to go bad, the voltage it produces drops, resulting in the other electrical components in your car start goes malfunction.

Remember: Generally, a battery will give good service anywhere between four to seven years. Even though a battery will die eventually, it is possible to prolong its service life with good maintenance. If you happen to have a new battery and it keeps dying, there is something else going on under the hood. Ask your mechanic to check it out!

Are you wondering when should you replace your car battery? Call our ASE Certified Technicians at Gary’s Quality Automotive for more information about a 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.

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