Jumper Cables Salem OR

Local resource for jumper cables in Salem, 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.

Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(503) 581-8111
2815 Silverton Road N.E.
Salem, OR
Hours
Mon-Fri :8:00AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9:00AM - 2:00PM
Sun:Closed

AutoZone
(503) 390-5622
4080 River Road North
Keizer, OR
 
AutoZone
(503) 981-3300
1041 S Pacific Hwy
Woodburn, OR
 
Johnson Engine Svc
(503) 378-7724
4090 Portland Rd NE
Salem, OR

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L-5 Vee Dub
(503) 316-1971
4270 25TH Ave NE
Salem, OR

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AutoZone
(503) 763-7171
2970 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR
 
AutoZone
(503) 589-4896
3332 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR
 
Wayne Parker's Auto Electric
(503) 370-7035
1535 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR

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Stuart's Auto Supply
(503) 581-3291
4110 Portland Rd NE
Salem, OR

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German Motors Of Salem Inc
(503) 585-4759
1290 12th St SE
Salem, 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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