New Car Battery
Nothing worse than a flat car battery
One of the worse noises you could wish for in a cold winter morning is the sound of a car engine that is struggling to start, because the car battery is flat. You know you have to take the kids to school or you have an important meeting to attend to, so it is the last thing you need in a morning, a flat battery.
Eric Roberts of batteriesOnTheWeb.co.uk said, “The problem for most drivers started a couple of weeks ago, when we were hit by some cold weather coming down from the North”. When the air temperature drops there is less power to get a car battery to start your car, especially if your car is older or has not had a new battery fitted, since you bought the car from new?
If you were to carry out best practise you should keep your car overnight in a garage if possible. If this is not possible then have your battery checked prior to the arrival of cold weather, before the winter bites.
Most batteries will need replacing every five years, some will last longer and others not as long depending on the car and the model of the car, but as a rule of thumb the best thing to do, as I have said is to replace the battery before the arrival of winter. This could save you money in the long run, by avoiding missing that meeting or not turning up for work, it depends on how you prioritise your time and what your time is worth.
Look for a mainenance free car battery
When you replace your battery is likely that the battery you buy will be maintenance free, this is the best type of car battery to buy, because as I say the battery will be free of maintenance and you will not have to mess about checking the levels and topping the battery up. Look for a well-known brand such as Lucas batteries or Varta batteries who are made by Johnson Controls the Worlds largest battery makers.
New Car Battery