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How to Protect Your Vehicle Battery During the Summer

How to Protect Your Vehicle Battery During the Summer

Waking up to a dead battery in the morning when you are already late for an appointment is one of the most annoying things. Despite the misconception that the chilling temperature in winter is the major contributor to dead batteries, summer is, in fact, extreme in reducing your car battery's life expectancy. Research shows that batteries in cold climates can survive up to four years, while those in hot climates barely have a life expectancy of three years. What should you do to protect your car battery during summer? The following are tips on how to give your car battery the care it needs this summer: Keep it cool Because the summer's heat drains your car battery, reducing the heat intensity will do your battery good. Try parking your car in a cool shade to reduce the UV rays from getting into your car's battery. After all, parking your car in the shade will ensure its interior is excellent every time you get in. Increase your driving time Constant short drives with occ ... read more