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Types of Car Battery


by hive

Types of Car Battery

Car battery is very important for running of car. The main purpose of a battery is to start the engine. Without a battery, car or any other automobile cannot run. Moreover, it is also used for to filter and stabilize the power. It also provides extra power for ignition, lighting and other accessories when engine is incapable of handling all the things. When charging system is not working, the battery provides power to the electrical system.

The battery of your car lies under the bonnet. For proper functioning of the car, it is important that you take proper care of your battery. If the battery of your car is not working properly or getting weak, you cannot start your car easily. You may have to "push-start" it.

Most of the car batteries that are well maintained can last for two years. But, some of eth technologically advanced batteries can last for 5 years also.

While buying a new car battery, you need to consider several factors. Climate of a place is also a factor which influences your strategy for buying car battery. If you are living in a hot climate, you will need a battery with higher RC rating and if you are living in colder climates, a higher CCA rating would be required.

There are two most common types of car batteries; low-maintenance and maintenance-free. (Non-sealed and sealed) The low maintenance batteries are made up from lead-antimony/calcium formulation. It is dual alloy or sealed. These batteries offer several advantages such as longer life, less preventive maintenance, faster recharging, reduced terminal corrosion, greater overcharge maintenance and longer shelf life. However, these batteries are more prone to deep discharge failures due to increased shedding of active plate material. In hot climates, it is recommended to buy non-sealed batteries because, you can add water when required which is not possible in sealed batteries.

One more type of battery is there these days; it is dual type battery which has features of a combined battery also. It has switchable emergency cells. However, people buy two batteries and Keep them isolated. With growing technology, more expensive batteries will be available in future.

Car batteries are manufactured according to the international standards. They are based upon the physical case size, terminal polarity and terminal placement. The car battery prices vary according to its type, CCA and RC rating and warranty. You can look online for more information and features of about batteries of different types.

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Buying a New Car Battery That Will Provide the Power That you Need


by sarflondondunc

Buying a New Car Battery That Will Provide the Power That you Need

Traveling is an activity which many of us find ourselves engaged in during periods of our life. While you have different modes of transportation you will need have a battery that is powerful enough to start the motor of your chosen vehicle. To power a new car the battery should be fully charged.

You will need to be sure that your new car battery will start without any problems. This is because you will need to be able to go anywhere you need at any time. This means that having a battery jump starter kit stashed in your home is a good idea. The battery starter kit will be able to provide your new car with the power that it needs. Once the new car battery is fully powered you can attach it back in the engine properly.

The fully charged new car battery will provide the power that is need in order for your car to work in any type of weather. When the time comes to replace the car battery the best place where you will find these batteries is in car supply shops. These places will have experienced sales personnel who can help you by showing you the various types of batteries which are on sale. Among these is that of a new car battery.

Even though we seldom think about the performance of our new car battery we get behind the wheel of the car and expect to go on a journey without any problems. As each car is made according to different specifications you will find that these vehicles have different needs.

Therefore it is only sensible that you buy a new car battery which will provide you with the power that you need. While there are many brands of car batteries available you will need to look around before you find the best car battery that you can find and afford.

This comparative battery shopping that you will do should provide you with lots of details about the car battery industry. For instance you will need to know just how long a car battery that you purchase will last before you need to buy a new car battery. You will also need to have some information about the type of tester that you should have if the need arises for recharging this new car battery of yours.

While there are many car battery dealers who will inform you that you are buying a superior car battery the proof will be found when you are driving. To prevent buying a dud battery it is best if you invest in buying a new car battery. This way you will be assured that you have a superior car battery at your disposal.

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