Jumper Cables Excelsior MN

Local resource for jumper cables in Excelsior, 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
(952) 934-6068
40 Lake Drive East
Chanhassen, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri :7AM - 6 PM
Sat:8AM - 5PM
Sun:Closed

Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(952) 925-3314
7004 Oxford Street
St. Louis Park, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri :Call for hours of operation
Sat:Call for hours of operation
Sun:Closed

AutoZone
(612) 861-8020
6533 Nicollet Ave South
Richfield, MN
 
AutoZone
(612) 822-4167
2940 Clinton Ave
Minneapolis, MN
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(612) 721-6448
2005 East Lake
Minneapolis, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 6PM
Sat:9AM - NOON
Sun:Closed

AutoZone
(952) 233-0620
1503 17th Ave E.
Shakopee, MN
 
AutoZone
(763) 595-9000
3601 Winnetka Ave
New Hope, MN
 
AutoZone
(952) 736-3598
4150 Egan Drive
Savage, MN
 
AutoZone
(952) 884-4400
9412 Lyndale Ave
Bloomington, MN
 
AutoZone
(763) 503-7550
7708 Brooklyn Blvd N.
Brooklyn Park, MN
 

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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