Car battery is an essential part of the vehicle.Car batteries power up car’s engine, windshield wipers, headlights, and also the cooling system.
Due to the enormous heat produced by the engine battery capacity becomes progressively worse. In cold weather conditions, a battery can last up to five to six years whereas during hot weather conditions the lifespan of the battery gets reduced to almost three years.
Here are a few tips on what to look out for when buying a new battery for car.
Every vehicle has a certain size and fits which is prescribed for its battery.Battery Group Size indicates that which size of the battery will best fit your vehicle. This information can be found in the vehicle manual which is provided by the manufacturer.
Cranking Amps is the energy required to start a vehicle at temperatures of 32 degrees Fahrenheit.A healthy car battery has a minimum level of cranking voltage.
Battery with Zero Maintenance
A zero-maintenance battery won’t require you to worry too much about the upkeep of your car battery.
Check the Alternator Charging Voltage
A good battery has an alternator charging voltage between 13.8 volts to 14.5 volts across the battery terminal.
The amount of time that the battery can run on its own power without the engine and before discharge.
Warranties, type and position of terminals, battery life also can care while buying batteries.