Jumper Cables Branford CT

Local resource for jumper cables in Branford, CT. 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
(203) 468-0401
65 Frontage Road
East Haven, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 773-0587
495 Orchard St
New Haven, CT
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(203) 787-6550
991 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT
Hours
Mon-Fri :8:30am to 5:30pm
Sat:9:00am to 12:00 noon
Sun:Closed

AutoZone
(203) 799-7688
150 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 732-3128
40 Division St
Derby, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 468-9871
468 Foxon Blvd
New Haven, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 785-9435
975 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 265-6112
456 N Colony St
Wallingford, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 882-1812
875 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT
 
AutoZone
(203) 377-1900
1425 Barnum Avenue
Stratford, CT
 

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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