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Automotive Tips from Gilmore's Auto Service: Battery Testing

Posted February 21, 2021 11:34 AM

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Gilmore's Auto Service when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.

Batteries are a big ticket item for most Walnut Creek drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery that cannot hold a full charge requires the alternator to work extra hard, causing it to wear out prematurely.

Your Gilmore's Auto Service service advisor can test your battery to see if it should be replaced. Testing is a good idea for CA drivers because a battery might still be good, but become dead because of a bad alternator or even a worn serpentine belt and tensioner.

Gilmore's Auto Service
2151 N Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 939-9430
http://www.gilmoresauto.net

 



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Phil was very helpful in scheduling my appointment and even starting to diagnose my issue over the phone. My car wouldn’t drive, wouldn’t go into gear, but he talked me through some troubleshooting and got me going again. That saved me a tow truck fee, thanks, Phil!

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