The life expectancy for your car battery is four to six years. Several factors depend how long your battery will last like weather conditions, vehicle type and driving habits.
On time Sydney Towing defines the life of a battery and its states:
- Slow engine crank
When you try to start the vehicle, the cranking of the engine is slothful and takes long time to start
- Low battery fluid level
Car batteries typically have a part of the covering that’s transparent so you can always keep an eye on your battery’s fluid level. If the fluid level is low it’s time to go to service shop and get your battery tested
- Battery leak
Leaking also cause deterioration around the wires where battery is connected. It must be removed otherwise your car can be get damaged.
- Old age
Your battery can last well beyond three years but, at the very least, have its current condition checked on yearly basis.
- Extreme temperatures kill batteries
The extreme hot days of the summer take the biggest toll on your battery. High temperatures and even low temperatures can shorten the life span of battery
- Check engine light
The check engine light sometimes appears when your battery power is weak.
- The swelling, bloating battery case
If your battery cover looks like it ate a large meal it indicates that the battery gone badly damage. And you have to go to a mechanic for changing the battery.
Waiting until your car’s breakdown replaces your car battery as soon as possible. As batteries can cause several dangers, it is important to take professional help instead of doing by yourself. So, for this contact our team at Five Dock and Haberfield. We are just a call away. You can call us at any time.
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