What To Do When Your Car Battery Dies

Published by on . Updated on 24 Jan 2024

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1. Stay Calm

Your first step is to stay calm. A dead battery is a common issue, and it's not the end of the world. Take a deep breath; we've got this!

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2. Diagnose the Issue

When you turn the key, do your lights, radio, or other electronics work? If they do, your battery might not be completely dead.

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3. Try a Jump Start

If your lights work, you can try jump-starting your car. Find a friend with a running car, grab some jumper cables, and follow these steps:

  • Connect the red clamp to the positive (+) terminal of your dead battery.
  • Connect the other red clamp to the positive terminal of the working battery.
  • Connect the black clamp to the negative (-) terminal of the working battery
  • Attach the other black clamp to an unpainted metal part of your car (not the dead battery).
  • Start the working car and let it run for a few minutes.
  • Try to start your car. If it works, your battery needs a boost.

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4. Call for Help

If jump-starting doesn't work or your lights don't come on at all, it might be time to call for professional assistance. Many roadside assistance programs can help you jump-start your car or battery replacement. 

Tukarbateri.com.my is one such service where professionals will come to you and help you resolve these situations. They offer battery changing with free delivery and installation within 30 minutes, throughout Peninsula Malaysia, even if you are stranded by the roadside.

One of the perks of using TukarBateri.com.my is that you get a free car battery health inspection. TukarBateri, is your one stop solution to all your car battery related worries. 

A dead car battery can be a hassle, but it's a manageable one. By staying calm, trying a jump start, and knowing when to call for help, you can get back on the road in no time. And don't forget, regular maintenance and a few good habits can keep your battery healthy and your car running smoothly. You've got this!

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