Jumpstart & Tips

Want to get the best out of your Century car battery? Follow these tips to keep your car battery in tip top condition and get the best performance from it.

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If my car won’t start, is it a battery problem?
February 6, 2018
Not necessarily. If your car won’t start and the car battery is still in good condition, it could be a problem with the starter motor. Otherwise, if this problem happened ...
Driving short distances drains your car battery faster.
February 6, 2018
If you are only driving short distances with your car, you may not be giving your alternator enough time to recharge the car battery. Several factors affect an alternator’s ability ...
If your headlights swing between dim and bright, check your alternator.
February 6, 2018
If you notice this happening, it’s more likely that your altenator is having a problem instead of your car battery. Dim headlights are a sign that they are drawing power ...
If in doubt, have your car battery tested
February 6, 2018
You can have your car battery tested at a workshop or car battery dealer that has the right equipment. Or you can arrange an appointment with us to test your ...
Make sure your car battery is properly secured
February 6, 2018
If your car battery is loosely clamped or not properly secured in place, it could experience more vibrations than normal when your vehicle is moving, especially if you’re driving on ...
Check your car battery regularly
February 6, 2018
Periodically popping the bonnet to inspect your car battery is a good habit. One of the most common causes of reduced car battery performance is corrosion. Corrosion is typically found ...