Car Batteries Eatontown

Have All Your Car Battery Questions Answered at DCH Ford of Eatontown

Your car battery powers all your vehicle's electronics, so it's crucial to ensure that it is functioning correctly. With the car battery powering everything from the cabin lights to sparking the ignition, you can run into many issues with a faulty or dead battery. At DCH Ford of Eatontown, we offer expert battery service and high-quality replacements to keep your Ford running smoothly.

Learn more about battery service, and have your questions answered for more clarity.

My car battery died. What do I do?

The most common way to address a dead battery is with a jump start. Check your owner's manual for how to best jump-start your vehicle. Car batteries generally die due to leaving lights on, using the A/C when the car isn't on, and not starting the car for long periods of time. A lack of battery maintenance and low air temperature can also result in a dead battery.

What is the lifespan of a car battery?

Car batteries last four to six years. However, weather conditions, driving habits, and vehicle type can affect your battery's lifespan. Some of the best ways to maximize your battery's lifespan include:

• Limit Short Drives• Keep Your Battery Fastened Tightly• Turn Off All Lights When You Exit• Control the Corrosion • Don't Use Electronics While Idling

How can I tell if my battery needs service?

If your lights are dim or you're having trouble starting your vehicle, your battery likely needs service. Our highly skilled technicians offer battery cleanings, battery cable replacements, and more so that you can drive with confidence.

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