Car Battery Dead Buy New One
Car Battery Dead Buy New One Have you ever had one of those days when you are late for everything?
The kids are late for school or you are late for work, you climb into your vehicle, turn the key and all you hear is CLICK. Oh Oh That is the worst sound you can here apart from MOM, I gotta go pee.
That sound you just heard was one or two things, The starter or The Car Battery
And dollars to donuts it is most likely The 12-volt car battery has gone dead and has no more electric power. That means your car battery has reached the end of it service life.
A 12-volt Car Battery will last an average of (5) Five years. So if you have a car 5 years or older and live in a cold climate area you will be replacing your car battery at least once in your cars lifetime.
Car Battery Dead Buy New One
So now you need a battery for your car, Which one is the right Car Battery for my Make Model and Year.
Each manufacturer has its own 12-volt Car Battery brand or specific supplier and they all vary in size and chemical composition.
Different Car Battery Technology Choices
Lead- Acid Flooded
Standard and most, widely available battery is the Lead Acid 12-volt also known as a flooded battery. Six lead cells lined up positive to negative and filled with an electrolyte solution AKA Battery Acid. Charged and ready to use.
Absorbent Glass Mat (Rechargeable) or Secondary Cell
Very similar to The standard 12-volt lead acid battery. Except it is completely sealed.
The AGM is also known as A Maintenance Free Battery. So you don’t open the battery to add acid to the plates.
Silicone dust can be added to the acid mixture to make a GEL cell Battery. These batteries will not need any maintenance but will need testing to make sure peak performance is achieved.
The AGM will be used in most hybrid cars with stop-start Technology to keep electrical devices such as air conditioning, Radio, and heater functioning while the engine is not running at stop lights.
(Optima) Spiralcell Technology.
The Spiral cell 12-volt battery is made with (6) Lead plates wrapped in a spiral form and filled with acid totally maintenance free.
The most rugged of lead-based batteries is made to withstand tough and harsh terrain, cold temperatures.
Can be used in Trucks, Cars , Boats, and vehicles with winches mounted on the frame.
It can also be used with vehicles with HI WATTAGE sound systems installed.
Optima Batteries hold a charge longer and recharge faster than a regular Lead acid Cell.
To purchase a New Car Battery
Final Thought For Today
My experience with car batteries has been good so far. I have not had too many duds. Keep in mind some batteries last a lifetime and there are times you just do not get that lucky.
I sincerely hope the information I have given here today will help you with your decision and good luck with your New car battery.
Until next time, Keep the rubber side down 🙂