Jumper Cables Cedar Falls IA

Local resource for jumper cables in Cedar Falls, IA. 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
(319) 287-4287
1430 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA
 
Advance Auto Parts
(319) 273-9094
6200 University Ave
Cedar Falls, IA

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Iwi Motor Parts
(319) 233-2354
1811 Westfield Ave
Waterloo, IA

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Wagner Auto Svc
(319) 232-2764
1551 Columbia St
Waterloo, IA

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Advance Auto Parts
(319) 226-6302
1314 Franklin St
Waterloo, IA

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Hill's Repair Inc
(319) 988-3388
18161 Grundy Rd
Cedar Falls, IA

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Automotive Service Solutions
(319) 233-4466
500 West Fifth Street
Waterloo, IA

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Clear View Service Incorporated
(319) 232-3400
1515 Burton Ave
Waterloo, IA

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Thomas Racing
(319) 232-9723
125 Utica St
Waterloo, IA

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(319) 236-3526
2155 Washington St
Waterloo, IA

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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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