Jumper Cables Scarborough ME

Local resource for jumper cables in Scarborough, ME. 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
(207) 767-4714
436 Lincoln St.Ext
S Portland, ME
 
AutoZone
(207) 284-0811
455 Alfred St
Biddeford, ME
 
Advance Auto Parts
(207) 854-0039
100 Main St # 320
Westbrook, ME

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Mowatt's Automotive Service
(207) 878-1265
352 Warren Ave Ste 4
Portland, ME

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Advance Auto Parts
(207) 286-2388
405 Alfred St
Biddeford, ME

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Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(207) 878-9066
24 Morrill Street
Portland, ME
Hours
Mon-Fri :7:30AM - 5:30PM
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed

Advance Auto Parts
(207) 774-1944
1364 Congress St
Portland, ME

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Nason's Don Auto Service
(207) 284-4413
497 Elm St
Biddeford, ME
Hours
Mon 08:00 AM-05:00 AM;Tue 08:00 AM-05:00 AM;Wed 08:00 AM-05:00 AM;Thu 08:00 AM-05:00 AM;Fri 08:00 AM

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Joe Troegner's Auto Svc
(207) 282-7600
671 Elm St
Biddeford, ME

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The Garage Inc.
(207) 985-6125
1544 Portland Rd
Arundel, ME

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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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