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Free Battery Testing at Tyrepower: Keeping Your Journey Smooth and Uninterrupted

Car battery maintenance

At Tyrepower, we understand the importance of a reliable car battery in your daily commutes and long journeys. Our free battery testing service is designed to ensure that your vehicle remains in top condition, ready to take you wherever you need to go.

Why Do Batteries Need to Be Tested?

A car battery is the heart of your vehicle's electrical system, responsible for starting the engine and powering electronic components. Over time, batteries can degrade due to factors like weather conditions, frequent short trips, and age. Regular testing is crucial to detect potential failures, ensuring that your car is always ready for the road. This proactive approach not only enhances safety but also helps in avoiding inconvenient breakdowns and costly repairs.

However, there are some warning symptoms to keep in mind that will tell you there’s an issue with your car battery. These include the following:

  • Corrosion. Battery leakage typically causes corrosion, which appears as a blue or white crystal-like substance around the battery posts.
  • Physical Damage. Since a car battery contains dangerous substances, it’s crucial to replace it if there’s any physical damage, such as the battery casing appearing cracked or swollen.
  • Loose battery tie-downs. This can happen as a result of car vibrations. Therefore, make sure your battery is properly secured and replace missing or broken clamps.
  • The battery warning light is on. When this warning light is on, your car won’t start, thus it’s best to get it tested.

How to Test a Car Battery?

At Tyrepower, we employ advanced diagnostic tools to assess your battery’s condition. Our expert technicians conduct a series of tests, including a voltage check to ensure the battery meets the required power standards and a load test to simulate real-world operating conditions. This thorough examination helps in identifying any weaknesses or potential issues that might affect your vehicle's performance.

How Long Should My Battery Be Tested?

Despite the comprehensive nature of our testing, the process is remarkably swift, generally taking just a few minutes. This efficiency means minimal disruption to your day, ensuring you can get back on the road as quickly as possible.

Book a battery test at Tyrepower

Get in touch with the qualified technicians at our Tyrepower store for battery charging and testing. Please call us on (08) 9286 2299 or come to our workshop located at 4 Stirling Road, Claremont. Claremont Tyrepower is your one-stop shop for tyres, wheels, battery testing, mechanical servicing, and more!

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