Yearly Archives: 2017

WINTER IS HARD ON YOUR BATTERY

WINTER IS HARD ON YOUR BATTERY

WINTER IS HARD ON YOUR BATTERY BUY NOW AND SAVE Winter weather can be hard on your vehicle’s battery, Don’t wait until you see a warning light on your dashboard or worse – getting stranded in the cold – to find out you need to replace it. Visit your nearby NAPA Auto Care Center for a battery check, and be sure of dependable vehicle performance this winter. Should you need a replacement, choose NAPA Legend or Legend Premium batteries and receive a VISA gift card of up to twenty dollars from your participating NAPA Auto Care Center

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BATTERY BASICS FOR ALBUQUERQUE

BATTERY BASICS FOR ALBUQUERQUE

It’s important for Albuquerque car owners to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold New Mexico weather. Most Bernalillo car owners think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold sedan engine. However, heat does more damage to a battery than cold. Truth is, our batteries start to die a little from day one. Keeping a full charge slows the process, which is hard with short Albuquerque trips because the alternator doesn’t have time to fully recharge the battery from starting the engine. Albuquerque car owners can top off the charge with a computer controlled battery charger – say, once a month in the New Mexico summer and every three months during the winter. As far as how long a battery will last, statistics show that 70% have given up the ghost within four years. By that time, they aren’t capable of taking a full charge like they used to, and your sedan alternat ... read more

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