Jumper Cables Dumfries VA

Local resource for jumper cables in Dumfries, VA. 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.

(703) 441-9405
17155 Wayside Dr
Dumfries, VA
(703) 494-3705
13952 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Woodbridge, VA
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(703) 455-0003
7661B Fullerton Road
Springfield, VA
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9AM - 12:00PM

(703) 393-0764
9112 Centreville Rd
Manassas, VA
(703) 530-1491
7723 Sudley Rd
Manassas, VA
(703) 878-9700
4451 Cheshire Station Plaza
Dale City, VA
(540) 659-3929
312 Worth Ave
Stafford, VA
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(703) 368-2221
9093 Mathis Avenue
Manassas, VA
Mon-Fri :8:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat:9:00AM - 1:00PM

(703) 591-1649
10960 Fairfax Blvd
Fairfax, VA
(703) 256-1510
6198 K Little River Trnpk
Alexandria, VA

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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