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Your car battery powers several components besides starting the engine; from headlights to the ignition - various components depend on your car battery’s charge levels.

DCM Tyre and Autocentres is an ideal one-stop solution for all problems related to car battery Shaftesbury. We test the battery using the latest testing equipment, giving an accurate reading of the condition of the vehicles battery. Should a replacement be required, we stock an impressive range of OE-grade batteries, and can offer affordable replacements without any hassle.

Symptoms of a failing car battery Shaftesbury

Engine light

The engine light on your car’s dashboard blinks to warn you of any underlying issue. This can be due to a dying battery that cannot deliver adequate power anymore.

Battery light

A rapidly discharging battery also triggers the red battery sign on your car dashboard. We will check your car battery in such cases and suggest a replacement if necessary.

Ignition issues

A dying car battery Shaftesbury also causes issues with vehicle ignition. False starts, requiring multiple attempts to start the engine, etc., are all symptoms of a malfunctioning battery. You can also hear unusual revving noise while starting your engine.

Rotten-egg smell

Corrosion in the battery cells often result in the emission of a pungent smell. An immediate replacement is the ideal course of action in such a scenario.

Dim headlights

Do you feel that your vehicle’s headlights are dimmer than usual? Flickering and dimmer car headlights are also tell-tale signs of a malfunctioning car battery.

DCM Tyre and Autocentres, offer a car battery replacement Shaftesbury should you need it.

Battery fluid

If you notice any of the above symptoms, checking the battery’s fluid level is ideal. A dying battery will have faster fluid discharge.

Bloated battery case

A swollen battery case is a sign of an overheated battery that must be replaced immediately.

Causes of accelerated battery discharge

  • Lack of maintenance
  • Loose or corroded wirings
  • Worn-out terminals
  • Age (Batteries older than 3 years)
  • Keeping the headlights switched on for a long period of time
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Damaged alternator

If you are searching for reliable car battery replacement near me, visit us at Unit 4, Longmead, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PL. We also have an extensive stock of stop-start car battery Shaftesbury.

For battery-related queries call us on 01747 851654.

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