Jumper Cables Elk River MN

Local resource for jumper cables in Elk River, MN. 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.

Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(763) 425-4497
8765 Jefferson Highway
Osseo, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri :7:30am-6:00pm
Sat:9:00am-12:00pm
Sun:By appointment only

AutoZone
(763) 757-1018
11679 Ulysses Lane NE
Blaine, MN
 
Advance Auto Parts
(763) 441-8075
18260 Zane St NW
Elk River, MN

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(763) 263-0177
180 Jefferson Blvd
Big Lake, MN

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(763) 753-2229
23405 Saint Francis Blvd NW
Saint Francis, MN

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AutoZone
(763) 754-5040
2151 Coon Rapids Blvd
Coon Rapids, MN
 
AutoZone
(763) 503-7550
7708 Brooklyn Blvd N.
Brooklyn Park, MN
 
O'Reilly Auto Parts
(763) 441-5160
804 Freeport Ave NW Ste E
Elk River, MN

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(763) 315-3100
14105 Northdale Blvd
Rogers, MN

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(763) 421-1422
12325 Champlin Dr
Champlin, MN

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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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