Follow Battery Centre’s advice so that a flat battery doesn’t get in the way of a great holiday
As the holiday season approaches, many of us are making plans for our well-deserved breaks. Some of these arrangements include accommodation, flights and making sure things are taken care of at home such as your pets, security and turning your refrigerator on holiday mode.
Unfortunately, when a car is parked for a long time, this will drain the battery through the onboard computer systems, alarm and even the tracker. While these functions may not consume as much battery power as regular driving, you could come home to a car with a flat battery. This not only means an unnecessary jumpstart, but could also be the cause of bigger problems for your car.
Coming back to a flat battery is not just frustrating, it could also result in a costly battery or alternator replacement as jumpstarting your car can do the following:
The battery specialists recommend the following:
Before activating your ‘Out Of Office’ and hitting relax mode, be sure to take care of your car’s battery.
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