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Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:28

How Do I Maintain My Vehicle's Battery?

The best Arizona and most reliable car batteries for automobiles in the desert southwest of Arizona.

Battery terminals should be cleaned periodically with a mixture of baking soda and water and wire brush if necessary. The terminals should be rinsed with clean water and then can be coated with a commercially available sealant or high temperature grease. 

Interstate's automotive and commercial starting and Marine/RV batteries are considered maintenance-free products under normal operating conditions. However, in the event of an extreme overheat/overcharge situation, the batteries may need to be checked for water loss. To check your battery's water level, we recommend the following:

The best Arizona and most reliable car batteries for automobiles in the desert southwest of Arizona.

A vehicle's alternator provides electrical power to the vehicle while the engine is on. The alternator also charges a battery during this time. There are a number of factors affecting an alternator's ability to adequately charge a battery. The greatest factors are:

Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:28

Why Should You Test Your Car's Battery?

The best Arizona and most reliable car batteries for automobiles in the desert southwest of Arizona.

Did you know 50-70% of all warranty-returned batteries are simply discharged? They are still good batteries. Then why do people think they need replacement?

My dad, a long-time shop owner, always told me that battery testing is not rocket science. But, if it is not conducted correctly, it can cost a lot of people time and money. Dad was right! Let's take a look. If your battery's engine won't turn over, but it starts immediately with a jump, it must be the battery, right?

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Bumper to Bumper helps a listener in Tempe about an issue with her AC.