Jumper Cables Bend OR

Local resource for jumper cables in Bend, OR. 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.

(541) 330-0969
1325 South Hwy 97
Bend, OR
Redmond Auto Parts Inc
(541) 548-2188
412 SW Evergreen Ave
Redmond, OR

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(541) 472-9700
1601 Williams Hwy
Grants Pass, OR
(541) 259-5275
2063 South Santiam Hwy
Lebanon, OR
(503) 763-7171
2970 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR
Specialty Auto Electric
(541) 388-0330
442 NE 3rd St
Bend, OR

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(541) 289-9663
1795 N 1st Street
Hermiston, OR
(503) 981-3300
1041 S Pacific Hwy
Woodburn, OR
(503) 335-3002
4458 NE Cully Blvd
Portland, OR
(503) 761-3963
16415 S E Division St
Portland, OR
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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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