Jumper Cables Forest Grove OR

Local resource for jumper cables in Forest Grove, 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
(503) 992-7050
3938 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove, OR
 
AutoZone
(503) 642-5506
19477 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy
Aloha, OR
 
AutoZone
(503) 684-5603
13407 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR
 
Baxter Auto Parts Inc
(503) 547-0119
1001 Se Tualatin Vly Hwy # B2
Hillsboro, OR

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Baxter Auto Parts
(503) 547-0119
1001 SE Tualatin Valley HWY
Hillsboro, OR

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AutoZone
(503) 640-8804
1985 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy
Hillsboro, OR
 
AutoZone
(503) 537-9214
2320 Portland Rd
Newberg, OR
 
AutoZone
(503) 289-6800
4803 N. Lombard
Portland, OR
 
Quality Chain Corp
(503) 614-9664
3365 NW 215th Avenue
Hillsboro, OR
 
Automotive Electric Distrs Inc
(503) 640-1730
924 SE Baseline St
Hillsboro, 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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