Is Your Car Battery Struggling this Winter?

It can be really disheartening when you try to turn on your car in the morning and it is struggling to start. You never want to have that feeling that you are going to be stranded somewhere because of a dead battery. 

Winter Battery Concerns

Though there are numerous reasons why your car may be struggling to start (spark plugs, alternator, engine problems, cooling system problems, starter, etc.), a weak battery is one of the most common issues. Especially during cold winter months, the battery is put through a lot of extra strain. It gets really cold when the vehicle isn't running for awhile, and that causes it to lose its charge faster. 

Keeping Your Car Battery Healthy

You need a healthy battery to make the car run and to control all your electronic components. You may notice that your headlights or interior lights are starting to dim or flicker. This is a clear sign of a dying battery, or possibly wiring issues. There are other signs you can look for to know if your battery is getting weak. If you are worried that your battery is losing its power, you don't want to take any chances.

Battery Test and Electronic System Inspection

If you are in Colorado Springs, you can bring your vehicle into LightHouse Automotive for a battery test and complete inspection of your auto electric system. Our technicians can test the battery strength and make sure everything in the car is getting the power it needs to run properly. If there are any problems, we can identify the cause and recommend the necessary repairs.

Sometimes, the battery just needs to be recharged or replaced. Other times, it is something else that is causing the issues. Our team will make sure the repairs are done right so you don't have to worry about your car dying when you need it most.

Colorado Springs Auto Repair Specialists

For all your car battery and auto electric repair needs, count on the Colorado Springs auto repair experts at LightHouse Automotive. You can call us anytime at (719) 465-0302 or book your next service appointment online. Don't let a weak battery leave you stranded this winter!

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