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Automotive Tips from Cartec Automotive Service: Making a Battery Last Longer

Tuesday 06 February 2018

One thing all TULSA drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Cartec Automotive Service can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from using your headlights when the engine is off – is very harmful to your battery. Most automotive batteries can only take that about 10 times before they are ruined.Also, making sure y... read more

Battery Maintenance Tips From Cartec Automotive Service

Wednesday 06 December 2017

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alternator has to work overtime to make up for it, and other electrical components can suffer as well.A number of years ago sealed batteries were introduced to the local TULSA, OK, market. They were hailed as be... read more

A New Battery in TULSA

Friday 11 September 2015

Hello TULSA drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in TULSA, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery: cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. The power required to start a cold engine is measured in cold cranking amps. The n... read more

Battery Basics for TULSA

Tuesday 01 July 2014

It's important for TULSA drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold OK weather. Most TULSA area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. However, heat does more damage to a battery than cold. Truth is, our batteries start to die a little from day one. Keeping a full charge slows the process, which... read more

Charge It in TULSA for Extended Battery Life

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Here's an interesting statistic for our in TULSA, OK, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that it's our modern cars with all their electric accessories that are to blame. Things like, GPS, DVDs and entertainment computers are keeping vehicle batteries from maintaining a full charge... read more

Make Your Battery Last

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Today's report from Cartec Automotive Service is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of TULSA vehicle batteries last for 48 months.Now that's an average. How long a battery lasts depends on many factors. You may not know that one of the biggest factors is the temperature where... read more

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