The fact a car battery has an average working lifespan of between three to five years gives car owners a lot of confidence when driving. This is the reason why you are likely to be rendered speechless the moment your battery fails to start your car. Despite several attempts to start the vehicle, all you hear is a click. Your battery may be failing but for you to be sure you need to know how to test a car battery.
I have always advocated for a reliable Multimeter to be one equipment that should always be in the toolbox. A Multimeter is a device that you can use to check the state of your battery regarding voltage and current.
To put your immediate fear to rest this device can test the battery load and current charge capacity. As you use this article to troubleshoot your battery let’s hope that at the end of the step by step tutorial all you will have to do is to charge and not to make plans to purchase a new battery.
Your battery may also fail due to poor maintenance and a combination of weather elements such as cold.