What energizes the heart of your Nissan’s sophisticated electrical system is the battery. The function of the battery is not only to provide power to start your vehicle but also maintain and operate the vehicle’s whole electrical system from engine control unit (ECU) to lightings and interior electrical comforts. Nissan vehicles now rely heavily on a healthy battery for an optimal operation. Depending on usage and condition, most car batteries last 3 to 5 years. A well maintained battery would last longer. Most of us have one time or another experienced a dead car battery. It is a huge hassle and total inconvenient to our lives. A car malfunction as a dead battery can also put the driver and passengers in an unsafe position. We highly recommend that your vehicle battery be serviced or replaced before it’s too late.
Here are some signs your car battery is about to expire.
- Slow engine crank. Your vehicle struggles to turn over as your try to start the engine.
- Check engine light turns one. This may mean also mean there are other issues, not just battery related.
- Physical appearance of the battery is also a key indication that your car battery may fail soon. If you see swelling, bloating, leaking fluids, usual odors or white deposits, it is time to have it looked at.
- 3+ years old battery means it may be near or less than half of it life
If your Nissan vehicle has any of these symptoms, it is time to have it looked at before it’s too late. A non-operation car battery not only leave you stranded, in an unsafe position but can also damage your vehicle’s expensive electrical system. Book a battery appointment today with Casa Nissan.