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Frequently asked questions

*Please use this as a guide and always refer to the manufacturer’s handbook of your vehicle.

1.What are the signs that my car battery needs replacement?
A: Some common signs of a failing car battery include difficulty starting the engine, dim headlights, a clicking sound when turning the key, and the battery warning light on the dashboard. Global Batteries will check your battery for FREE, visit us today to get an expert opinion.

2. Q: How do I choose the right car battery for my vehicle?
A: To select the right battery, you need to consider factors such as the battery's group size, cold cranking amps (CCA), reserve capacity (RC), and compatibility with your vehicle's make and model. Our battery experts can assist you in finding the perfect fit. Should you require assistance, reach out to our sales team.

3. Q: Can I install a car battery myself?
A: Yes, many car owners can install a new battery themselves. However, it's essential to follow proper safety precautions and consult your vehicle's manual for specific instructions. We offer Free battery fitment at our service centers.

4. Q: How often should I have my car battery checked?
A: It's a good practice to have your battery tested at least once a year, particularly before extreme weather seasons or long trips. Regular inspections can help identify potential issues and ensure optimal battery performance. Global Batteries will check and test your battery for FREE, visit us today to get an expert opinion.

5.How long does a car battery typically last?
A: The average lifespan of a car battery is around 3 to 5 years. However, several factors can influence battery life, such as weather conditions, driving habits, and maintenance.

6. Q: Can extreme temperatures affect my car battery?
A: Yes, both hot and cold temperatures can impact battery performance. High heat can accelerate battery fluid evaporation, while extreme cold can reduce a battery's ability to provide sufficient power. We can recommend batteries suitable for your local climate.

7. Q: Do you offer battery recycling services?
A: Yes, we promote responsible battery disposal and offer battery recycling services. Old batteries are collected and disposed off.

8. Q: Can I jump-start my car with a different type of battery?
A: Always try to avoid using jumper cables unless absolutely necessary. If you have no other option, but always check your specific vehicle instructions before attempting to jump-start (refer to the manufacturer’s handbook). It's generally recommended to jump-start your car using a battery with a similar or higher voltage rating. Using a battery with a significantly lower voltage or incompatible type may damage your vehicle's electrical system.

9. Q: What does a battery warranty cover?
A: Battery warranties typically cover defects in materials or workmanship. However, warranty coverage may vary, so it's important to review the specific terms and conditions provided by the battery manufacturer. Our batteries come with a 12 Month, 18 Month , 24 Month or 36 Month warranty depending on the brand

10. Q: How can I extend the lifespan of my car battery?
A: Proper battery maintenance can help prolong its lifespan. This includes keeping the battery terminals clean, avoiding excessive idling, minimizing short trips, and ensuring your vehicle's charging system is in good working condition.
Still stuck? Reach out to our sales team for assistance. 

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