How often do I need to change the battery of my car?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 4:22 pm
Auto mechanic replacing car battery

How often do you find your battery drained? Need to jump your car often? You might find your battery needs to be replaced. 3-4 years is generally when people start thinking about replacing their car battery, and after 5 or 6 you’ll definitely want to get it replaced. Let’s learn more.

Car battery with jumper cables attachedSigns that my car battery is going?

There really aren’t many signs that your car battery is dying. It can be very abrupt and surprising, so it’s a good idea to keep track of when you replaced the battery so you know when it’s getting time to replace it. However, if you find you need to jump your car often due to a dead battery it’s probably time to replace it, or at least get it to a mechanic for them to determine the cause of the battery drain.

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Things that drain the battery of your car

Here are some things that drain the battery of your car and reduce its longevity:

  • Accidentally leaving the lights on
  • Leaving it sit when the temperature outside is extremely hot or cold
  • Bad alternator
  • Electrical issues

Vehicle maintenance in Chicago, IL

If the battery in your car keeps dying, then it’s time to get it checked out. Thankfully you are near a knowledgeable service team here in Chicago, IL! Contact your friendly Loeber Porsche to schedule vehicle maintenance today. We are proud of our service team, and they do a great job at getting your vehicle in working conditions and back into your hands.

Is it time for a new vehicle entirely? You can find your future vehicle right here at our dealership. We have the popular luxury Porsche brand as well as a variety of used vehicles for you to choose form, so come on over to test drive your future vehicle today.

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One Response to “How often do I need to change the battery of my car?”

  1. I wanted to thank you for explaining when you should change the battery of a car. I’m glad you mentioned that letting the car sit when it’s extremely hot or cold could drain the battery. I’m interested to learn if there’s a way you can protect your car from extreme temperatures to make it last longer.

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