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How Long Do Car Batteries Last?

How Long Do Car Batteries Last?

Your car's battery is what gives your vehicle life - it creates the energy needed to keep your vehicle running. A dead car battery means a vehicle that won't run, so don't ignore the signs of a dying car battery! So, how long do car batteries last and how do you know when to get a new one? Most car batteries last anywhere between 3 to 5 years. It can depend on the quality of the battery. If your car battery is on its last leg, you may notice certain symptoms. However, testing is always recommended at our shop because the issue can be with the battery, but it can also be an alternator or other starting/charging system issue. Here are some symptoms that can indicate your car battery is dying: You notice that your vehicle's headlights look dim When you try to start your car, you hear a clicking noise Engine cranks slowly when you try to start your car Your car backfires The check engine light has turned on Your car's electrical components are failing such as th ... read more

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