Jumper Cables Boise ID

Local resource for jumper cables in Boise, ID. 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
(208) 331-1088
4111 West Overland Road
Boise, ID
 
AutoZone
(208) 378-8338
9707 W Fairview Ave
Boise, ID
 
AutoZone
(208) 888-1430
1626 N Main St
Meridian, ID
 
CARQUEST Auto Parts
(208) 343-4941
170 N 29th St
Boise, ID
 
Bow Wow Auto Parts, Inc.
(208) 345-6451
4722 Emerald Street
Boise, ID
 
AutoZone
(208) 336-2563
4700 W State Street
Boise, ID
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(208) 376-4992
9309 Fairview Avenue
Boise, ID
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5PM
Sat:9AM - 2PM
Sun:Closed

AutoZone
(208) 442-1300
217 8th Ave S
Nampa, ID
 
Auto Doctor
(208) 338-7466
4220 W Overland Rd
Boise, ID
 
D F Auto Svc
(208) 345-4000
2505 S Federal Way Ste 203
Boise, ID

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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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