Your battery is the heart of your vehicle, which is why you must take adequate care of your battery to prolong its life, as well as the performance of your vehicle. How can you do that? Just follow our battery maintenance tips below:
The maintenance of an auto battery involves periodic checking of the battery to ensure that your car runs smoothly. Keep in mind the following for a longer hassle-free battery life:
Make sure that the battery is firmly secured to the cradle and the cable clamps and lead wire contact is proper.
Keep the battery top clean and dry. Apply either petroleum jelly or Vaseline to cable clamps and terminals for proper lubrication. Never apply grease.
Use Distilled Water
Top up only with distilled water and maintain the level to the line that indicates, maximum. Never add acid.
Be sure to inspect your vehicle's electrical system regularly, especially the regulator voltage setting.