Jumper Cables Rapid City SD

Local resource for jumper cables in Rapid City, SD. 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
(605) 343-5077
414 E North St
Rapid City, SD
 
Napa Auto Parts
6053424900t
814 E Omaha St
Rapid City, SD

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AutoZone
(605) 343-5077
414 E North St
Rapid City, SD
 
Can Am Automotive
(605) 892-4648
202 6th Ave
Belle Fourche, SD

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Lloyds Auto & Truck Repair Inc
(605) 399-9270
2602 E Saint Andrew St
Rapid City, SD

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Lloyds Auto & Truck Repair Inc
(605) 399-9270
2602 E Saint Andrew St
Rapid City, SD

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O'Reilly Auto Parts
(605) 341-5321
315 E Blvd N
Rapid City, SD

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AutoZone
(605) 331-4650
2820 E 10th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
J T Electric Motor Service Incorporated
(605) 229-5284
710 6th Ave SW
Aberdeen, SD

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Stark Automotive & Diagnostics
(605) 332-2161
217 N Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD

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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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