How to Test an Auto Battery?

Answer There is no single car problem that strands drivers as often as a dead battery. A battery often dies suddenly. It can be fine one day and ready for recycling the next. Drivers think very little abo... Read More »

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How to Wire an Auto Generator to Charge an Auto Battery?

Most automobiles use alternators instead of generators to produce electricity to charge a battery as they are more efficient, require very little maintenance and produce a higher electrical output ... Read More »

Deep Cycle Battery Vs. Auto Battery?

Twelve-volt electrical systems often make use of lead-acid secondary cell batteries. Two types of batteries are typically used for a 12-volt electrical system -- automotive batteries and deep-cycle... Read More »

How to Tell If an Auto Battery is Bad?

The many electrical components in your vehicle need a steady power source to run, which is supplied by the battery. An auto battery will typically last for several years, but a bad alternator or ot... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot an Auto Battery?

Car batteries can fail for number of different reasons. Sometimes people forget to turn the headlights off when they get to their destination and this drains the battery. This is a minor problem. T... Read More »