How To Properly Jump Start A Dead Battery

Friday
28
October
2016

A dead battery will probably leave you stranded at least once in your life so it is important to learn how to properly jump start a dead battery. There are two common methods to jumpstart a dead battery. You can use the traditional battery jumper cables or a newer battery jumper pack. Each requires a…


What does the battery light mean on my dash ?

Sunday
21
August
2016

The battery light on your dash means the alternator is no longer charging the battery and the car will soon leave you stranded. It’s a simple as that. But let’s take a moment to unfold what that means. We get that phone call a few times a month at our auto repair facility in San Carlos,…


How Long Should My Car Battery Last

Monday
11
July
2016

Car batteries last anywhere from 3-6 years based on the size, quality, location, and the type of battery.  Flooded Lead Acid Car Battery Most car batteries are still using lead acid flooded batteries. The battery consists of lead plates, an acid solution in which the plates are flooded, positive/negative terminals, and a plastic housing which holds…


The top 5 reasons a car won`t start and what to check

Wednesday
24
April
2013

This article discusses a few common reasons a car won’t start. We also describe a few things for you to check to save you money. All of these scenarios are assuming your turn the key to the start position. 1. There are no lights on the dash, there is no noise from the car Starter…