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Common Car Battery Issues & Problems - How Do You Know If Your Car Needs A New Battery?

We have all been there, whether you leave your lights on, don't close a door absolutely, or leave the radio too long without your engine running. One of the most immensely common car problems is a dead battery. But when does your Lincoln battery need to be replaced? Here are a few crucial symptoms that may reveal your battery needs to be looked at by a Lincoln mechanic or replaced.

  • Check Engine Light - the extremely noticeable check engine light usually turns on when your battery is losing charge.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is low, you need to have the battery and charging system tested promptly.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the car, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's common for battery fluid and other fluid leaks to cause disproportionate corrosion which is an clear sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build naturally and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your Lincoln battery.

Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

Be sure to turn off the radio, air conditioner, and the lights unless you are driving at night. The purpose of the alternator is to charge your Lincoln battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working perfectly, it can cause the battery to totally drain all its power, leaving you stranded if the car is turned off. If your Lincoln battery warning light comes on while driving, be sure to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t drain further. The warning light normally means that the alternator isn’t working perfectly, meaning you are operating solely on battery power.It's again extremely possible that your Lincoln serpentine belt has malfunctioned. If you have various warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a secure location if possible.Another potential symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels heavy. If the dash lights reveal overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. If you're near Salt Lake City and need immediate service, give Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo a call at 8017884500. We can even arrange to have your Lincoln brought in to us.

How long do Lincoln batteries last?

Lincoln batteries frequently last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on driving habits, the type of battery, weather conditions, and more. You can prolong the life of your battery by:

  • Keeping your car stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your car can loosen the connections and drastically rattle your battery's components?
  • Starting your Lincoln repeatedly is critical. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.
  • Proactively testing your battery
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the appropriate cleaning solution & a wire brush.

Lincoln Battery Replacement

Replacing some types of batteries, especially in newer models, can be very tricky as hood space in vehicles continues to shrink to improve performance. Because of this, some batteries can be difficult to access. You'll want to check your Lincoln owner's manual for detailed facts on where your battery is located. Oddly enough, some batteries can be located under the floorboard or in the trunk, nonetheless, this is exceedingly rare.

How to replace your battery:

  1. Make sure your engine is totally off - refer to your vehicle manual to locate the battery.
  2. Use a wrench to loosen the bolt slightly that holds the black negative battery cable.
  3. Carefully remove the cable by twisting and pulling - do not use substantial force or any metal objects to pry the cable away from the battery. This can damage the cable.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove the positive (red) battery cable.
  5. Locate the clamp that holds the battery in place and remove it with a wrench or ratchet.
  6. At this point, you should be able to easily remove the battery. Careful, it will be heavy.
  7. It is recommended that you clean the battery tray and any corrosion on the cables using a wire brush and proper battery cleaning solution.
  8. To install the new battery simply repeat the steps above.

How do you know if your Lincoln needs a new battery?

The most common symptoms of bad Lincoln batteries are if your car is slow to start after turning the key, or if your battery cables and connectors show signs of heavy corrosion. You may also notice a noisy clicking sound when turning the key or if your electronics work but the car won't start. These are all tell tale signs of failing batteries on your Lincoln. Give our experts at Larry H. MIller Lincoln Provo a call or book an online appointment here.

Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo Battery Replacement & Lincoln Batteries for sale

Our Lincoln factory-certified mechanics can change your battery swiftly at exceedingly ambitious prices. At Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo, our service team is comprised of Lincoln skillful certified technicians that can help diagnose what is wrong with your battery. Call Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo at 8017884500 or schedule battery service online for the fastest battery replacement in Provo UT.Sometimes it is just a poor battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose components might get your Lincoln started again. Our principal ambition is client service unlike many other auto repair shops. We will check your battery for any simple fixes such as delicately examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Outstanding service and affordable prices are just two of many reasons people do business with Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo.

How often should you replace your Lincoln battery?

Every 3 to 5 years, but you should have your battery tested normally for extreme drops in voltage to make sure it's operating at a dependable level. Car batteries ordinarily carry 12 to 13 volts unless you have a high-performance battery. Anything higher than 13 volts may reveal a faulty battery.

Lincoln Battery Coupons & Specials in Salt Lake City

You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here. Larry H. MIller Lincoln Provo offers monthly battery coupons for your Lincoln. From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to huge discounts on battery parts, Larry H. MIller Lincoln Provo has you covered.Our Lincoln mechanics are standing by to help you with all your automotive service needs. If you can't find the battery you're looking for or want to speak to someone about our monthly discounts, give us a call at 8017884500 today.

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Contact the adept experts at Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo and we will be able to help determine the best vehicle battery for your Lincoln based on your needs and driving habits. This can be a tough question to answer. There are many factors that go into determining the "best" vehicle battery, as many vehicle batteries are designed with different factors in mind. Popular vehicle battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few.

Lincoln Battery Price

Lincoln pricing is still greatly dependent on whether or not you want to install the new battery yourself or have Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo install it for you. Over the years, hood space has shrunk as the performance of vehicles has dramatically raised and as a result, periodically the battery is not easily accessible. If that’s the case or you'd like a Lincoln trained technician to install your battery, the price of labor may add an additional $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The good news is Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo offers a wide range of services and parts specials when it comes to vehicle batteries, and in many cases if you purchase a battery at Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo, we may be able to install your battery at no additional cost. Contact Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo to learn more about battery installation today.

How do Lincoln batteries work?

SLI stands for “starting, lighting, and ignition.” This type of battery produces energy in order to power your lights, accessories, and engine. So, how do vehicle batteries work? Most vehicle batteries rely on a lead-acid chemical reaction to get your vehicle off & running. These types of batteries are considered part of the “SLI” category. Once the energy reaches your engine, the alternator provides power. You can learn more about other types of batteries by reaching out to one of our useful service experts. If you are buying for a battery for your Lincoln, count on Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo. We offer a great selection and the best prices on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. With the help of our Lincoln battery experts, we will get you back on the road quickly. Book your service appointment immediately online today or call us at 8017884500 with any questions. We look forward to working with you!

Are Lincoln batteries covered under warranty?

Most genuine OEM Lincoln batteries sold at Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo are covered under some type of warranty for potentially up to 24 months. Give us a call at 8017884500 so we can look up the battery that was installed and confirm the warranty for you. There are a variety of reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • Batteries with cracks
  • Batteries connected to non-OEM components
  • Batteries that have been recharged

Lincoln Battery Cost

When you are buying for a Lincoln battery, there are a few things that you need to regularly keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost.What size engine does your Lincoln have? What size battery do you need in your Lincoln? Will you require our store to replace your battery or are you just looking to purchase the battery and install it yourself? What is the brand of the battery? These are just some of the many questions you should look into before choosing a specific battery or replacement at Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo. Call us at 8017884500 and let our experts find the right battery for your Lincoln.

The larger the battery the larger the Amp Hour rating of your battery, meaning it will provide more amps of electrical current per hour. The most directly correlated aspect of a battery's price is its size.

Lincoln Battery

Your Lincoln battery will typically last between 3 to 5 years, but that can fluctuate laboriously depending on type of battery, battery size, weather conditions and driving habits. Even still, just because your battery isn't entirely dead, doesn't mean it's operating correctly. For that reason, it is tremendously crucial to have your battery inspected every time you visit a service center. Hopefully, you're a client of Larry H. Miller Lincoln Provo and you will always receive a free multi-point check of your car during every service visit. Inspecting your battery and battery cables is part of this process. If you leave your battery unchecked, when it's not running at optimal levels your Lincoln can put pressure on the alternator or the starter to improve power. Drawing disproportionate power to compensate for the loss of energy from the battery can make your engine run outside of ideal conditions. In the end, this is going to cost you more money to fix. It's tremendously crucial for your Lincoln battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

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