What Extreme Temps Do to Your Car Battery

Extreme temperatures can have a negative and permanent impact on your car battery. This includes extremes of both hot and cold. Extreme heat results in the corrosion and deterioration of the lead plates in your car battery. This shortens its life. Extreme ambient cold reduces the chemical reaction and reaction of a car battery. Over time, extreme cold temperatures reduce the recharge efficiency of the battery in your car.

With these potential negative consequences in mind, it is important for you to be proactive in protecting your car battery against temperature extremes. Although this is not always possible, you can at least reduce the extent of exposure to temperature extremes.

If you have questions about your car battery, need to have it inspected, or think its time for a battery replacement, visit us at Round Rock Genesis. Our team of specialists is available to assist.

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