Jumper Cables Reno NV

Local resource for jumper cables in Reno, NV. 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
(775) 355-7671
2416 Oddie Blvd
Reno, NV
 
AutoZone
(775) 323-4007
1550 S Virginia St
Reno, NV
 
AutoZone
(775) 359-5111
825 Roberta Lane
Sparks, NV
 
AutoZone
(775) 424-3506
9725 Pyramid Lake Hwy # 101
Sparks, NV
 
Advanced Automotive
(775) 323-5552
430 Elko Ave
Reno, NV
 
AutoZone
(775) 747-8950
10560 N Mccarron Blvd
Reno, NV
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(775) 825-5995
2245 Harvard Way
Reno, NV
Hours
Mon-Fri :8:00AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sun:Closed

AutoZone
(775) 673-1900
5475 Sun Valley Blvd
Sun Valley, NV
 
FRED'S AUTO REPAIR
(775) 323-0220
500 E 6th St
Reno, NV
 
Rankin's Auto Svc Inc
(775) 329-8433
530 Morrill Ave
Reno, NV

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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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