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Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Batteries & Alternators San Antonio TX
At the Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram service center in San Antonio, we specialize in all things Mopar, and that includes Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram batteries & alternators. These are vital automotive components. The battery delivers the power your vehicle needs to start, and the alternator is what recharges that battery and powers electrical components as you drive.
How Old Is Your Car Battery
One of the most common questions we get about Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram batteries & alternators San Antonio is how to tell how old a battery is, and you can find that information on the label attached to the battery. How the date is written depends on the manufacturer. Some use a format such as 10/23, which would indicate October 2023. Others use a code with a single digit indicating the year and the letters A through L mapping to January to December. That means J3 or 3J both indicate October 2023 as well.
How Often Should You Change a Car Battery
The industry rule of thumb is to replace your battery every four years. Some experts believe every five years is good enough while others recommend every three years in order to avoid any possibility of a dead battery. The manufacturer recommendation for Mopar vehicles in particular is every four to five years.
How Do You Discard of an Old Car Battery
Car batteries can’t be put in the trash. If you have your battery replaced here at the Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram service center, our team that specializes in Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram batteries & alternators will take care of recycling the battery for you. If you changed the battery yourself, then you need to bring it to a location equipped to handle car battery recycling and discarding, such as a recycling center or local auto parts store.
What Is an Alternator
Your car’s battery provides the spark needed to start your vehicle and also serves as an interface between the alternator and the rest of your vehicle’s electrical system. As you drive, the alternator is recharging the battery and providing the electricity needed to light the dashboard and so forth. Alternators can last anywhere from 80,000 to 150,000 miles depending on the particular brand and model.
How Long Does It Take to Charge a Car Battery Fully
An alternator will fully recharge the battery in about 30 minutes of highway driving and about an hour of driving around the city in San Antonio. One of the reasons you want to avoid short trips when possible is that the battery never gets a chance to recharge, and it can shorten battery lifespan.
Battery Testing & Replacement
We recommend having your car battery tested twice a year. A good time to have it tested is when you bring your vehicle in for an oil change and tire rotation. If we determine that the battery is nearing end of life, we have the battery you need in stock and can replace it for you.
Alternator Testing & Replacement
You generally don’t have to be concerned about your alternator until the six-year or 80,000-mile mark. At that point, you should have us test it when you have the oil changed, and our expert can them recommend to you when you should replace it proactively.
Battery & Alternator Specials
We offer everyday low pricing for all of our Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram batteries & alternators San Antonio, but be sure to check out our specials as well. Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram often has coupons, rebates and other offers listed online that can help you save even more.
Parts & Service Financing
We offer financing for Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram batteries & alternators as well. This can be particularly helpful if you’re dealing with an unexpected alternator failure. Through our lending partner, you can finance all labor and parts and then pay it back with a low fixed payment every month.
Your Mopar Battery & Alternator Experts in San Antonio
When it comes to Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram batteries & alternators San Antonio, trust the pros at your local Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram service center. Schedule your appointment online, or call or email our service center with any questions about your vehicle or the services we offer.