A car battery is the most crucial piece of equipment to starting and driving your vehicle. It sends power from the starter motor to the sparks plugs, igniting your car’s fuel, while also giving another systems power. This includes lights, radio, air conditioning, power steering / electric power steering , fuel pump, ac compressor, electric mirrors, electric parking brake, electric windows, abs sensor, abs pump, parking sensors, camshaft sensor, crankshaft sensor, knock sensor, maf sensor and more. You may be able to tell when your car battery starts to die if you find it difficult to start, have flickering lights, or a weakening alarm system.
What are the signs of a dead battery in a car?
- No dome light when opening the door or no door chime with keys inserted.
- Headlights and radio won't turn on, or headlights are very dim.
- When you turn the ignition key, nothing happens.
- You can hear the starter motor when you turn the ignition key, but the engine doesn't start.
. Having a fully-functioning battery is critical for optimal car operation.