Friday, January 10, 2014
Why is my car cranking over so slow in the winter?
Your car can sometimes be harder to start under different weather conditions. General rule of thumb, more batteries go BAD during hot months as compared to cold months. Heat Damages batteries however Cold weakens them. So its winter time and your car turns over much slower than it used to. This issue is from the extreme cold around the battery. Each battery has a CCA (Cold Cranking Amps) rating on it. The higher the number the better. ex. 750 CCA is better than 550 CCA in Cold weather. No difference in hot weather. So if you live in an area that has a pretty cold winter, make sure you purchase the battery that has the highest CCA rating.