Yearly Archives: 2020

Starting Problems? Is it the Battery or the Alternator?

Starting Problems? Is it the Battery or the Alternator?

Nothing is as bad as a dead car, especially during an opportune time to make extra money. You try starting your car, but nothing happens. You put the car key in the ignition and try once more, but Oops! Still nothing. If your car won't start, it is likely a problem with the battery or alternator. But how do you tell which part is causing the issue? Here are some ways of determining where the main issue lies: Battery When your car doesn't start, the most logical place to begin with, is the battery. Typically, the battery lasts for five years but can survive a shorter period in extreme weather conditions. Check if the cables are worn out, or the connections are rusty or damaged to determine battery problem. Signs that your car battery is dead Warning signs - A warning light shaped like a battery illuminating on your dashboard indicates an internal problem with the battery. Whining noises- When you hear a low whining sound when you ... read more