Jumper Cables American Fork UT

Local resource for jumper cables in American Fork, UT. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to electrical cables, lower voltage electricity, road tractors, and full trailers, as well as advice and content on energy saving and battery cable.

AutoZone
(801) 763-9870
762 East State Rd.
American Fork, UT
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(801) 224-9911
574 N. State Street
Orem, UT
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 6PM
Sat:Call for an appointment
Sun:CLOSED

AutoZone
(801) 224-8855
303 S State St
Orem, UT
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(801) 377-2827
357 East 900 South
Provo, UT
Hours
Mon-Fri :7:30AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sun:CLOSED

AutoZone
(801) 489-0192
768 N Main Street
Springville, UT
 
Sound Warehouse
(801) 226-6090
1680 North State Street
Orem, UT
 
AutoZone
(801) 426-4804
1187 N State St
Orem, UT
 
AutoZone
(801) 374-6655
333 S 600 E
Provo, UT
 
AutoZone
(801) 571-1044
12234 So 300 East
Draper, UT
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(801) 255-7799
8411 S. State Street
Sandy, UT
Hours
Mon-Fri :7:30AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9AM - 12 noon
Sun:CLOSED

Battery Cable: Energy Saving Tips

Jump start your car

For car owners everywhere, having a set of battery cables to jumpstart a dead battery is part of a car repair tool kit. If you've recently replaced the battery in your car, you're probably thinking that a reasonable amount of time should pass before your battery goes dead again. But what happens if you've only driven the car a few times and this occurs?

Most likely, the problem is something electrical within your car that is draining the battery without you being aware of it. Sometimes it's a wiring problem: either the alternator is not recharging the battery and needs to be replaced, or electricity is reaching the alternator but for some reason is not making its way to the battery. A broken ground wire on the back of the alternator or having a faulty battery cable could also be the source of the problem. Some vehicles have an alternator fuse which can also cause a problem and drain the battery. When you leave your car, check if your trunk or dome light is left on. It could also be the radio, or an electric seat motor that's draining your battery.

In any of these situations, having battery cables can assist you to get a jumpstart from another driver. The procedure of jumpstarting your battery is fairly simple: be sure that the cars are side by side but do not let them touch and connect the appropriate cables to the other driver's battery and to yours. Without a set of battery cables it is impossible to jumpstart your car's battery, so make s...

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