The long, hot summer takes a toll on your car battery, shortening its lifespan. Though we’re just moving into the summer season, soon sweater weather will arrive, and your battery may be start to lose its charge.
Modern vehicles offer drivers a wide array of onboard accessories and entertainment, from multimedia players and Bluetooth connectivity to backup cameras, GPS navigation, and heated seats. While these bells and whistles elevate the driving experience, they also draw power from the battery, even when the engine isn’t running, create a parasitic drain. If you’re battery is already declining after enduring scorching summer heat, one parasitic drain may be all it takes to finish it off.