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How Long Does A Car Battery Last? What You Need To Know

If you need your car every morning for work and other regular activities, then you will understand that a car battery is an essential consideration for you. However, you might be surprised when the battery turns your light and enjoyable morning sour, especially when it begins to fail its activities. Therefore, to make sure that you are not stuck with your car, waiting to jump-start it, the life of your vehicle battery is significant. So, how long does a car battery last?

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How To Double Clutch

Primarily used in cars with an unsynchronized manual transmission, such as specialty vehicles and commercial trucks, double-clutching is a method of gear shifting which promotes a smoother transition and causes less wear and tear. However, modern car designs have eliminated the need to double-clutch thanks to the presence of a synchronized manual transmission. The big question that comes to mind is “Why even bother with double clutching in the first place?” to which the answer is “it is just an incredibly cool skill to master!”

Besides that, as discussed earlier, double-clutching helps deliver an overall smoother ride if you have a bad gearbox, extending the vehicle’s transmission life, and is especially useful if you are into road racing. Besides, as an all-round gear head or a car enthusiast, it is important you thoroughly know your way around the clutch. So, let’s get down to it, the ancient art of double-clutching!

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What Does A Bad Starter Sound Like? Here’s How To Diagnose A Faulty Or Bad Starter

Before I answer the question to “what does a bad starter sound like?” it is important to discern the difference between a dead battery and a bad starter.

Why? Because the symptoms of a bad or faulty starter are pretty similar to the symptoms of a bad/dead battery or an alternator problem.

Remember that your battery will need to be fully charged (or sufficiently charged) in order to operate the starter motor. This is the reason why a dead battery can sometimes be mistaken for a starter problem.

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A Complete Guide On How To Use Jumper Cables The Right Way

The battery is certainly one of the most important power sources in a vehicle, and without which you wouldn’t be able to turn on the AC or blare up some nice tunes, let alone start the car! There are a number of reasons why your battery can die, such as leaving the keys in the ignition, failing to close the car doors properly, leaving the light on for long periods, cold weather or simply because the battery is old and worn-out.

Fortunately, a battery is one of the easiest car components to fix thanks to jumper cables. However, before rushing to conclusions, make sure it is indeed the battery that needs to be fixed and not any other parts so you don’t end up wasting time and energy fiddling with the cables. The trick is to put the key in the ignition. If you don’t see any lights turn on or hear a sound, you are most likely dealing with a dead battery.

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How Long Does A Catalytic Converter Last?

Probably one of the most neglected parts of a modern vehicle is the catalytic converter. It is a critical part of the exhaust system and it keeps the air cleaner by reducing the number of harmful pollutants emitted by the tailpipe.

Perhaps the only time that you will pay attention to the catalytic converter is when it eventually fails. With this in mind, have you ever wondered how long does a catalytic converter last? The answer will surprise you.

Read more: The Best Aftermarket Catalytic Converters For Your Car.

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