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Cold cranking amp, cranking amps

What are cold cranking amps? Cold cranking amps (CCA) are an important indicator of a battery’s ability to start your car in cold weather. In fact, it’s the single most important rating. Since a lead acid battery produces power using a chemical reaction, and that reaction slows down in cold weather, it’s important to buy a battery with a high enough cold cranking amp rating. Here’s what cold cranking amp and cranking amp ratings mean Cold cranking amp rating A car battery’s cold cranking amp rating is based on an … Read More

Best car battery

What’s the best car battery? So the battery in your car has died and you’re wondering what’s the best car battery. Well, this is the article for you. We’ll talk the characteristics that make for the best car battery, along with some valuable information on the best way to change your own car battery.   How to buy a new car battery There are only 3 car battery manufacturers in the U.S. They make all the brands sold by all auto parts stores, big box stores, and wholesale clubs. That’s … Read More


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