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An indication that it's time to replace your battery is when your vehicle has dim lights or trouble starting. Vehicle batteries should be replace about every 4-6 years, however stay alert for red flags that may occur so you don't get stranded or need a jumpstart.  At Conicelli Toyota, we serve the Philadelphia suburbs and Conshohocken area by assisting drivers find the proper battery and provide comprehensive battery service.

Learn how our service team can assist you and about the importance of your car battery.

When Should You Schedule Battery Service

If you are experiencing issues with your battery that may include needing jump-starts, fluctuation of power, and trouble turnover or starting your car, then it is time to have your battery tested.  Our team is here to help you determine the batteries that best match your vehicle and driving needs.  More importantly we also focus on battery cable replacements, battery cleanings, and other services that help you get the most out of your current battery's lifespan.

Getting the Most Out of Your Current Car Battery

Road conditions, weather fluctuations, and driving habits will all affect the lifespan of your vehicle battery. Your vehicle relies on the battery to power all of it's components, so it's crucial to understand when you put stress on your battery and how to keep your battery in the best condition. Here are a few actions that we recommend to maximize your battery life:

  • Don't Use Electronics While Idling
  • Keep Your Battery Fastened Tightly
  • Limit Short Drives
  • Control Battery Corrosion

Find the Right Battery for Winter

According to AAA's Automotive Research Center, at 0 degrees Fahrenheit, a car's battery loses about 60 percent of its strength, and at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, it loses 35 percent. The cold weather slows the chemical reaction inside the battery and could prevent your vehicle from starting.  No need to worry, we carry car batteries that can start in all weather conditions.

Contact us today with any questions at 610-825-7002  or click here to schedule an appointment to have your battery service or replaced. 

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