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Why Do Car Batteries Die in the Winter?

Why Do Car Batteries Die in the Winter?

Batteries are necessary and important in a car. But, they are also very delicate, and therefore you must pay a lot of attention with them. Batteries of the cars tend to fail when exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures. Batteries can stop working at any moment, creating difficulties for the driver. What to do in that case? There are things you need to take into consideration. Next, I will give you explanations of what cold and heat temperatures can cause in batteries: • In Extreme Cold In times of extreme cold, lead acid batteries can reduce their capacity by 20 percent. But if the temperature drops to -22 degrees Fahrenheit, the duration is even shorter. Duration capacity is reduced to 5 percent. This percentage is based on relatively new or very new batteries. Now that, if the car battery is very old, that can be reduced even more. • In Extreme Heat Just as cold can be bad for batteries, so can extremely heat. Battery life can be reduced to 50 percent above 92 d ... read more

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