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Battery Care and Maintenance tips was actually suggested by my good friend and forum moderator at EricTheCarGuy.com, College man aka Paul Krawsek. I thought it was a great idea for a video so I ran with it.

The batteries in our vehicles are often overlooked until they don't work. With a little time, some relatively inexpensive tools, and a basic knowledge of what to look for, you can keep your battery working for a very long time. You'll also know if the battery isn't on it's way out before there is a failure. No on likes getting stranded and this is a good way to prevent that.

I hope the tips in this video are helpful and help you take care of your automotive batteries.

Thanks for watching.

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More info on battery maintenance: http://www.batterystuff.com/kb/articles/battery-articles/battery-basics.html

Information on Specific Gravity: http://support.rollsbattery.com/support/articles/4347-measuring-specific-gravity

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