Those who walk into Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM will be hard-pressed to not be able to find the car or truck of their dreams on our premises. When you take a look at our inventory, you will find that we have something for everyone. From adrenaline-inducing Dodge cars to powerful RAM trucks, there is a vehicle for every kind of driver that you can find in Manitowoc, WI and beyond. No matter what vehicle you happen to choose, it will ultimately last you years upon years due to top quality. However, even the best vehicles need some TLC, which is why it is important to keep up with the parts maintenance. One of the most important elements that you will need to tend to every so often is the battery.

Keep It Clean

Keeping your battery clean can actually make a large difference in the lifetime of your battery and even your vehicle as a whole. Corrosive materials can collect on and around your battery, especially after messy seasons like winter. Doing something as simple as wiping your battery can prevent battery failure or the need for a premature replacement.

Make Sure It Fits

If your battery was not properly installed or if rough driving has caused it to loosen, your battery could be susceptible to damages. Should your battery rattle around, it could knock loose surrounding parts or parts inside of it. To check the placement of your battery, you can bring your vehicle into our Chrysler dealership near Appleton, WI.

Get the Power Level Checked

You will also want to have the power levels checked. Knowing when it is time to replace your battery will prevent inconvenient moments like a dead battery while you are out and about. If your battery light comes on, this is another indication that you need to bring it in.

For more advice on taking care of your battery, you can contact us at (844) 452 5321.