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A Good Battery is the Key to your Power Trip


It takes a strong battery to run your car's essential and accessory systems, such as the on-board computer, power steering, A/C, lights and more.

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Staying Alive

  • Most batteries are rated to last five years or more.
  • Signs that it’s time to replace your battery are slow starts, dim headlights, and sluggish electrical accessories. Don’t wait until your battery is dead.
  • Have the pros at Monro check your battery and charging system periodically with a modern analyzer.
  • When your battery no longer holds an adequate charge, be sure to buy a battery with the capacity to run all of your vehicle’s electrical systems.

Selecting a Replacement Battery

Your vehicle owner’s manual lists battery specifications. Match to the ratings on the battery label:

  • Group size – battery dimensions and placement of terminals.
  • Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) – ability of the battery to crank the engine at 0 degrees. (Cold temperatures slow electrochemical activity and thicken engine oil.) Make sure your battery meets or exceeds the CCA for your vehicle.
  • Reserve capacity (RC) – the number of minutes your car will run on battery power alone. If you live in a warmer climate, you might want to give more weight to this rating.
  • Freshness – don’t buy a battery older than six months.

An Electrifying Team

  • Come to the pros at Monro for a FREE battery & charging system test.
  • We always carry a fresh stock of Exide® NASCAR® Select batteries.
  • Schedule an appointment online for battery or electrical repair. Or, stop by at your convenience. Same day appointments available. We're open evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, and most holidays.

 

» For even more great information, visit our Learning Center section for Frequently Asked Questions and Car Care Tips!

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