: Batteries

Summer Car Care Time Is Here

Save money and make sure your car or truck is ready for a summer of fun. Many drivers are taking advantage of the good weather and summer vacations to take their cars or trucks on the road. But whether you’re going to Milwaukee (or even farther) or sticking around Madison for Restaurant Week, you want to…
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That Little Click Is Telling You Something

It's saying your battery and/or alternator is bad. You come out of work after a long, frustrating day, get in your car or truck, turn the key and click. … Click. …. Click. Click. Clickclickclickclick. Finally, you accept that it just isn’t going to start and you’re probably going to miss tonight’s “Shower the People”…
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Hot Times Are Bad Times for Batteries

Get your battery checked now that hot weather has set in. You know summertime has truly arrived when it’s time for Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Largest Music Festival,” it attracts about a million people a year. If you’re planning to make the drive from Madison for a day…
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You’re Powerless without an Alternator

Your alternator keeps your vehicle's charging system in working order. Be honest, you’d seen the warning signs: the dash light that came on briefly; the dimming headlights; the loss of power to the electrical system when your car or truck idled for a bit. You knew you should have taken your vehicle to Terry’s Car…
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