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Your battery is about to die! Know the warning signals don’t get stranded. Better still have Highway Auto do periodical tests and know your battery is good.

Indications your vehicle battery is about to die:

  • A slow starting engine

  • Uneven cranking rhythm

  • An acrid smell

  • Check engine light is on

  • Battery terminals corroded

  • A bulging battery case

  • Battery is more than 30 months old

 
 
Highway Auto Batteries offer you this information in the interest of your safety along with some guidance in helping you make the best decisions about your vehicle's electrical and electronic systems and battery replacement - Updated yesterday.

Does your engine sound different when you turn the ignition key? You will pick up early warning signals like slower cranking, a bad smell from under the bonnet are the two signs that your battery is about to fail.
 

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Automotive Battery Types


DEEP CYCLE BATTERIES: Deep cycle batteries are designed to provide a steady amount of current over a long period of time, though they can provide a surge when needed. They are also designed to be deeply discharged over and over again, whereas repetitive deep discharge would rapidly kill a starting battery. Deep cycle batteries are commonly found in Caravans, Boats and Yachts, Golf Carts, Mobility scooters, Work platforms, Floor scrubbers etc.

DUAL PURPOSE BATTERIES:

Dual purpose batteries are designed for vehicles that require both cranking and light deep cycling and offer a good compromise between the two. You can learn more about the different types of car batteries here.

Battery Terminology


BATTERY TERMINAL:

All batteries have a negative and positive terminal to which cables connect, allowing an electrical current to flow from the battery to the car’s engine and accessories. Battery terminals should be checked regularly for dirt or corrosion, which can be harmful to the battery.

BATTERY SIZE:

Size or group size refers to the height, width and length of the battery, designed to different sizes to fit most cars’ battery trays. Batteries are grouped by BCI (Battery Council International) Group Number. It’s important to note that while the same battery will fit many vehicles, other factors play a role in choosing the right battery for your car.

BATTERY AGE:

Battery age is determined by the manufacturing date. A battery is considered “fresh” if it is less than 6 months old. Most date codes are stamped on the battery case or label and begin with two characters, a letter and a number. The letter corresponds with the month the battery was manufactured (A for January, B for February, etc.) and the number indicates the year (4 for 2014, 5 for 2015, etc.).

DEAD BATTERY:

A battery is considered dead when it no longer has enough charge to operate anything electrical. A number of factors wear on your battery, including climate, driving patterns, amount of use, faulty or broken parts such as an alternator or alternator belt, and age of the battery. We recommend having your battery checked every few months to avoid getting stranded by a dead battery. Highway Auto Batteries Rockhampton will test your battery free of charge.

BATTERY RANKINGS:

Rankings offer information about the amount of power your battery can produce. Starting or cranking batteries typically have twice the CCAs of deep cycle batteries, while deep cycle batteries have two to three times the RC.
 

Battery Near Death Warning Signs.


  • Slow engine crank.

  • Corrosion around terminals.

  • Leaking battery.

  • Your battery terminals are corroded

  • Battery warning light is on.
 

 

The Three Great Battery Mistakes.


  • 1-Replace a perfectly good battery.

  • 2-Tolerate a defective battery.

  • 3-Install a cheap problem prone battery.
 

 
Examples of vehicles we service
● Audi
● BMW
● Daewoo
● Daihatsu
● Datsun
● Fiat
● Ford
● Holden
● Honda
● Hyundai
● Isuzu Ute
● Jeep
● Kia
● Land Rover
● Lexus
● Mazda
● Mini
● Mitsubishi
● Nissan
● Subaru
● Suzuki
● Toyota
● Volkswagen
● Volvo
 

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You can speak with Cathy or Steve who will talk you through any automotive service questions and advice; they are well-informed, patient, professionals. (07) 4926 1303

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