Mechanicsburg Auto Repair and Dealership

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Front Office:Mon – Fri: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED
Service Shop:Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - Sun: CLOSED
Rapid Lube: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED
Auto Sales:Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED

Monthly Archives: January 2019

Battery Replacement

Battery Replacement

Should I replace my Battery Yes or No, Batteries age over time and do have a specific lifespan. Even the best of batteries will gradually deteriorate till at some point they won't start your vehicle. Guessing when that is can be difficult to determine, but conditions that can deteriorate how long a vehicle battery last are cars being driven mostly on short trips, high under hood temperatures, extreme cold conditions, vibration, and overcharging. So how do you tell if your vehicle's battery is getting weak? There isn't any exact science to predict battery weakness other than testing it with an approved battery tester. There are a few things though you might notice to indicate a weak battery. Issues with the vehicle cranking over slower or the headlights dimming at idling are a couple of those indicators that could mean you should start looking for a new battery. What we here at Zimmerman's Auto ... read more