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Exploding batteries

Exploding batteries

Car batteries can and do explode. The causes are mainly a build up of gas produced by an over heating or overcharged battery. If the gases cannot escape and a spark is introduced into the mix, the battery will explode. We mostly see this phenomenon with lead acid...
Why do car batteries fail?

Why do car batteries fail?

Why do car batteries fail in two to five years yet some last ten years? A lead-acid cell is made of alternating plates of lead and lead-oxide with sulfuric acid in between. A 12V battery is made of 6 of these cells connected in series. Charging and discharging causes...
Testing your Alternator

Testing your Alternator

If your alternator is not functioning within the the set parameters, your battery warranty might be voided – it does not matter which battery you have in your car. Always make sure that you get the alternator checked to make sure it charges your battery between...