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Car Battery Replacement at Ward Tire

Car batteries provide power to your vehicle’s electrical systems by converting the chemical energy stored in their electrolytes to the needed electrical energy. The electrolyte in an automobile battery weakens or evaporates over time.

A faulty battery is typically incapable of operating your vehicle. As a result, you should replace your automobile battery every 3 to 5 years. External factors and human carelessness are the most common causes of battery demise.

This guide demonstrates a complete overview of car battery replacement.

All About Car Battery Replacement

A battery gives life to every vehicle; your vehicle needs battery power to start its engine. A car battery is also utilized to stabilize, filter, and provide the necessary power for ignition. It delivers the electrical shock required to power all of your vehicle’s electrical components.

The car’s operation is dependent on a variety of factors. A car battery is one of the most important components of a vehicle. It is rechargeable, however, the battery loses capacity or the ability to retain a charge over time. Severe weather conditions frequently cause this.

Why Does Your Car Need the Best-Quality Battery?

A car battery is essential for starting the engine. All of the electrical systems in the automobile, such as the car lights, radio system, windshields, electronic windows, and so on, are controlled by the car battery. The alternator recharges the battery while you drive. It functions as a little generator. An automobile battery typically requires 12 volts of electricity.

Key Signs That Your Car Battery Needs Replacement

Are you wondering when it is appropriate to change a battery? You may check the status of your car battery regularly; several frequent warnings can alert you when it’s time to replace your battery. Be cautious since your car battery may sometimes fail without giving you any warning signs. Let’s review some indicators that your automobile battery needs to be replaced.

1)     Your Car Doesn’t Start.

If you are unable to start the car and no warning lights are displayed on the dashboard, it’s an obvious sign that you have a dead car battery. But before you go out and buy a new replacement battery, try jump-starting your automobile.

2)      Your Car Won’t Start After Being Jump Started.

If your vehicle starts after being jump started, drive it for around half an hour with only the most basic electrical systems to replenish the battery. Try restarting the car after a few hours; if it starts without any difficulties, the battery is depleted, and you don’t need to worry; if it doesn’t start, your battery is unable to recharge and must be replaced.

3)     Battery Warning Light Is On

A battery charging problem is indicated if the battery warning light on the dashboard flashes continually. It also indicates that the alternator produces substantially less voltage.

4)     Flashing of Engine Warning Light

The flashing of the engine warning light indicates that the engine is facing issues starting and hence it is required to replace the battery.

5)     Power Residue on Battery Terminals

A suitable electrical connection is required for a battery to function properly. The terminals of a battery are sometimes surrounded by a white or blue residue. It has an impact on the battery’s performance. Prepare a solution of 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 250 ml hot water to eliminate this residue. Then, apply this solution to the corrosion and scrape using an old toothbrush or wire brush.

Advantages of Car Battery Replacement Service

Reduce Maintenance

A car battery replacement breathes new life into your vehicle, extending its lifespan and yielding amazing results.

Fast Charging

By replacing the automobile battery, you may eliminate frequent battery drain issues. A good battery recharges rapidly, and the time restriction for charging the battery is shorter than that of an old battery.


A fully charged battery extends the life of your automobile battery and allows it to utilize its energy more efficiently.

Low Discharge Rate

When compared to other types of batteries and an old battery, a top-quality vehicle battery replacement minimizes the discharge rate.

Get in Touch With the Professionals at Ward Tire.

We offer popular brands of battery replacements. We have a wide variety in stock, suiting your preference or need.  Your owner’s manual can provide information on the type of battery required for your vehicle.

We also offer automotive mechanical services at most of our locations. Services include wheel alignments, front-end work, steering, suspension, and much more.

At our commercial centers, we can help you with all of your commercial tire needs, on-road tire services, and heavy-duty wheel alignments. We are also the solution for your OTR and agricultural needs.

Check out our locations page to find the nearest store that offers your needs. As you can see, making us your one-stop tire and auto repair shop is easy! We even offer options for financing, so book an appointment or call and speak with a service advisor today.