Help! My Battery Won’t Hold A Charge!

February 18th, 2016
Battery Repair in West Palm Beach, FLAt St. Lucie Battery & Tire in West Palm Beach, FL and Jensen Beach, FL, we run across a lot of customers who come in with a battery that apparently won’t hold a charge anymore. This is something that seems easy, but it can get complicated pretty quickly. Let’s do a process-of-elimination to address some of the potential causes: 
 
  • What kind of shape are the battery’s posts, cables and cable clamps in? It’s easy for a battery to build up corrosion around the clamps and posts, which will usually appear as greenish-white, fluffy deposits. In extreme cases, it can even look like a glassy substance on the post itself. Either way, corrosion will prevent the battery from getting a good charge from the charging ...[more]
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