Jumper Cables Washington DC

Local resource for jumper cables in Washington, DC. 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
(202) 832-4001
519-525 Rhode Island Ave. NE
Washington, DC
 
AutoZone
(202) 575-2930
2626 SE Naylor Rd
Washington, DC
 
AutoZone
(202) 396-0294
4045 Minnesota Ave NE
Washington, DC
 
AutoZone
(703) 535-5900
3705 MT Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA
 
AutoZone
(301) 316-1993
4505 St Barnabas Road
Marlow Heights, MD
 
AutoZone
(202) 722-7830
955 Longfellow St
Washington, DC
 
AutoZone
(202) 563-2630
3920 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC
 
AutoZone
(301) 699-5683
4920 Annapolis Rd (Hwy 450)
Bladensburg, MD
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(301) 899-3131
4760 Clifton Road
Marlow Heights, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9AM - 12PM
Sun:Closed

Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(301) 808-3400
111 Westhampton Place
Capitol Heights, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9AM - 12PM
Sun:Closed

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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