Your car battery won’t last forever, but how do you know when it’s time for a replacement? One of the most obvious signs is your car not starting, but there are other signs that your battery is on the way out. Learning what these signs are allows you to replace your battery before it’s completely dead, which can save you a lot of frustration.
Here are some of the biggest signs that your car needs a battery replacement:
- It takes a while for your car to start. If your car struggles to start when you turn the key, your battery may be dying. A battery replacement service can help your car start immediately, so you don’t have to sit and wait for your car to get going.
- Your battery is old. Car batteries don’t last forever. If you’ve been relying on your current car battery for longer than three to five years, the battery is likely on its way out if it isn’t dead already. If you don’t want to deal with a dead battery at the worst possible time, be sure to replace your car battery once it reaches this age.
- Your car has sat still for a while. Driving your car helps keep your battery healthy, so if it’s been a while since you’ve driven your car, such as after a long vacation, you may need a battery replacement when you get back.
If your car needs a new battery, don’t hesitate to reach out to us here at Kevin’s Car Repair & Body Shop LLC.