Jumper Cables Eugene OR

Local resource for jumper cables in Eugene, OR. 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
(541) 349-9665
2395 West 11th Ave
Eugene, OR
 
AutoZone
(541) 726-6478
2991 Main Street
Springfield, OR
 
Knecht's Auto Parts
(541) 687-2363
2290 W 11th Ave
Eugene, OR

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Brad's Car Tunes
(541) 343-4326
929 W. 7th Ave.
Eugene, OR
 
Clarke's Discount
(541) 393-8213
751 W 7th Ave
Eugene, OR

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Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(541) 342-2128
1465 Railroad Boulevard
Eugene, OR
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9AM - 12:00PM
Sun:Closed

Bill & Gary's Automotive
(541) 343-3615
1641 W 6th Ave
Eugene, OR

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Richards Battery Co
(541) 342-5123
1330 W 6TH Ave
Eugene, OR

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Knecht's Auto Parts
(541) 461-0791
2590 River Rd
Eugene, OR

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Swedish Engineering Volvo
(541) 685-0830
900 Mckinley St Ste 1
Eugene, OR

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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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