Your car battery is essential, without it you would have no engine, no power and no lights. It’s important to understand a little bit about how your battery functions, and to recognise the most common signs of a battery that needs to be replaced.
There are some simple ways that you can help extend the life of your battery, as well as warning signs that can alert you to any potential problems.
At JCB Mitsubishi, trained technicians can ensure your battery is in good working order, inspecting your battery’s health indicators such as its charging and cranking capabilities and you can easily purchase a replacement if necesary.
Your car battery needs to be replaced around every four years even if it isn’t causing you any problems. There are sometimes signs that your car battery may need replacing, including trouble starting, dimming headlights and bad smells.
For your own safety we recommend that you have your battery checked by a professional if you are having any trouble with it. However if you do need to handle the battery yourself here is a list of health and safety tips: