How Temperature Extremes Affect Your Battery

As the days grow shorter and overnight temperatures begin to drop, it's time to start thinking about your car's battery. You definitely don't want to be stranded on a snowy day, so servicing your battery before the flakes begin to fall is an excellent idea.

Your battery has liquid in it, and at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, it will begin to freeze if it is weak. Newer batteries can withstand temperatures much lower, so your aging battery can be a cause for concern as you head into the winter months. Hot temperatures can also have an adverse effect on batteries, causing them to work harder than necessary and shortening their lifespan. The liquid inside can also evaporate, requiring it to be topped up again.

Before the highs of summer or the lows of winter leave your battery struggling to perform, visit Kempthorn Mazda to have it checked by qualified professionals in the service center.

 

 

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