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How to Protect Your Battery During the Winter

How to Protect Your Battery During the Winter

Extreme weather conditions can be harmful to car batteries. The strongest battery may not be able to withstand temperatures that are too cold. The winter is officially here in Alpharetta, so it's time to take extra precautions to maintain your battery's health. A few simple tasks can prevent your vehicle from dying when you least expect it. Below are a few helpful tips to protect your battery during the winter.  Drive for 10 minutes or longer. It's tempting to stay warm indoors, but if you have the opportunity to go for a drive. Drives that are at least 10 minutes allow your engine to warm and adequately charge the battery. If you don't drive, the cold weather can weaken your battery. In severe cases, you may not start the next time you drive.   Park in a garage. During the winter, park inside a garage to keep the battery insulated. If a garage isn't nearby, try parking near heated equipment, w ... read more

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