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When Should I Replace My Car Battery?

When Should I Replace My Car Battery?

Are you getting concerned about the performance of your car battery? Unfortunately, there's no straightforward answer to the question of when to replace it. It's quite difficult to tell the lifespan of a car battery. From experience, many experts agree that how long a battery lasts will depend on three factors: vibration, heat, and time. Let's look at each of these factors closely.   Vibration Cars vibrate when they move, but too much vibration may cause physical damage to battery parts. Vibrations can worsen if the battery is not held down in a fixed position, allowing the battery to move around. Cars have special hold-downs that secure batteries in places. The lifespan of your battery will reduce significantly when you don't have these hold-downs or when they get loose. Heat Heat is one of the factors that affect the rate of chemical reactions. High temperatures mean high reaction rates. When the reaction rate is high, the battery will degrade faster. This ... read more

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