A Drained Battery Can Leave You Stranded
The battery gives your automobile life, fueling the electrical system with energy that starts your engine and provides power to your air conditioning and radio. The winter weather of winter can be hard on your car's battery. Slow starting engines and dim headlights are indications of low battery power. Should you have trouble starting your car, examine the battery for corrosion on the terminals and also look for loose fitting cables. When there is corrosion on the terminals, it is best to clean them thoroughly to avoid the corrosion from eating away the battery cables and to also improve terminal to cable bond. If none of these problems match your battery, but you're still having power questions, then bring your car into Lithia Chevrolet of Redding for further diagnostics.
Other Car Features to Check This Spring
- Belts and hoses
- Car fluids - transmission, oil, power steering, antifreeze and brake fluid
- Brakes and rotors
- Windshield wipers
- Left over road salt