Jumper Cables Zeeland MI

Local resource for jumper cables in Zeeland, MI. 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.

(616) 457-0030
7500 Cottonwood Dr
Jenison, MI
(616) 355-5401
183 W 32nd St
Holland, MI
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(616) 534-0305
2755 28Th Street S. W.
Wyoming, MI
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM, Mondays Until 7pm
Sat:Call for hours of operation

(616) 827-9067
6729 Division Ave SE
Grand Rapids/Cutlerville, MI
(616) 241-9332
1210 S. Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI
(616) 392-8893
230 James St
Holland, MI
(616) 530-4609
2001 28th St SW
Wyoming, MI
(616) 742-1100
619 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
(616) 846-4289
849 Park Avenue, Suite 100
Grand Haven, MI
(616) 742-9965
1112 Fuller Ave NE
E Grand Rapids, MI

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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