Jumper Cables Dubuque IA

Local resource for jumper cables in Dubuque, 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.

Advance Auto Parts
(563) 557-9331
806 Wacker Dr Ste 132
Dubuque, IA

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Gerhard's Garage
(563) 583-5060
15264 Middle Rd
Dubuque, IA

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Don Friederick Used Auto Parts
(608) 763-2540
125 S Main St
Potosi, WI

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Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(712) 323-3551
15 South 20Th Street
Council Bluffs, IA
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM

(515) 633-0600
2305 Martin Luther King Pkwy
Des Moines, IA
O'Reilly Auto Parts
(563) 556-5705
1690 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque, IA

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Advance Auto Parts
(563) 585-2138
3190 Central Ave
Dubuque, IA

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Jeff's Auto Svc
(563) 875-7420
526 2nd Ave SE
Dyersville, IA

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(319) 362-6484
1605 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
(515) 256-8961
1123 Army Post Rd
Des Moines, 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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