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A dead car battery is a very common problem that many people have to deal with on a regular basis. There are many causes of dead car batteries, but the three most common reasons for dead batteries are accidentally leaving lights or other accessories on when the car is turned off, not fully charging the battery when it's very low and normal wear and tear

Replacing a dead car battery is relatively simple to do. However, getting dead batteries out of cars or trucks can be a very dangerous task. If dead car batteries are not handled properly, they can cause serious injuries to the people who remove them and those around them.

No matter what is causing dead car batteries, it's important to know how to handle dead car battery incidents and how to reuse and dispose of dead car batteries safely and responsibly.

Battery being jump-started


It is very common for people to accidentally forget that they left the navigation system on or other accessories on in their cars. If this is the problem with your dead car battery.

It is very important for you to avoid touching any of the exposed metal or other electrical components of your car's system that might still be working and could cause a spark and become a fire hazard.

If you find out what caused you car battery to fully discharge, DO NOT TURN THE IGNITION ON. You should also avoid touching anything in or near your car that may cause a spark or start a fire, including things such as cell phones, metal tools, etc.

If your flat battery was caused by something like your headlights staying on while you turned off your car, it is important that you turn your headlights off as soon as you realize that's what was causing the problem. This might help prevent additional problems and killing your battery completely.

Dead car batteries can also occur due to normal wear and tear, with the battery running flat just because of the general passage of time. A dead car battery can be caused by a lack of maintenance on the owner's part, so it's important to know that replacing your car battery once every few years is a good idea and can even help to extend the life of your car.

When having a mechanic check your dead battery, it is also important to check the alternator as it could be that it is not charging your battery when the vehicle is running, in which case you may need a new alternator.

If you're stuck by the road and your vehicle won't start because your battery is flat, call Plantation Tow Truck now at 754-247-1009 and we'll come out and get you back on the road!