When it comes to your car’s and truck battery, it should never be a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’.
Maintaining a car and truck battery is important. Like many other parts of a vehicle, it needs a degree of care and attention in order to function as it should.
Here are a few battery maintenance tips to help keep your car battery in tip top condition.
- Check your battery every now and then to make sure its terminal connections are clean, snug and protected from the elements. Signs of corrosion or leakage could mean that your battery is no longer operating as well as it should.
- Always unplug accessories and turn off lights when your car is turned off.
- Keep the battery in cooler places whenever possible. Heat damages batteries.
- Scrub corrosion from the terminals with a solution of water and baking soda.