According to the AA, Battery faults are the most common cause of breakdown.
Battery problems can be avoided, here are a few simple tips you can follow to reduce the chance of your battery letting you down;
If the battery is more than five years old and there's any sign of it struggling to start the car, get it replaced. Some will struggle on for a bit but many won't. It's much better done at your convenience than as a roadside emergency.
Check that everything electrical is turned off when you park up – even an interior light, boot light, or radio left on overnight can kill a battery when it's cold.
Give the Battery a Chance
Switch off everything electrical and dip the clutch to reduce the load on the battery when you start a cold car.
Need a new battery?
At Clarkes Tyres, we will test and replace your old battery if necessary. Battery charging is also available.
We stock a wide range of batteries to suit applications such as cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles and agri & plant machinery.
Contact us for more information