Jumper Cables Marion IA

Local resource for jumper cables in Marion, IA. 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
(319) 294-9044
2935 Blairs Ferry Rd, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
AutoZone
(319) 362-6484
1605 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
O'Reilly Auto Parts
(319) 447-0744
2305 7th Ave
Marion, IA

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Advance Auto Parts
(319) 393-2342
3910 Center Point Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Sperry Engines
(319) 390-8636
5711 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA

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AutoZone
(319) 298-9735
2714 MT Vernon Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Advance Auto Parts
(319) 377-2120
3100 7th Ave
Marion, IA

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(319) 743-3833
4528 Center Point Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Lints Performance Parts
(319) 362-5697
1135 Ellis Blvd NW
Cedar Rapids, IA

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(319) 396-5700
3420 18th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA

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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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