What to know about your car battery
RACV Roadside Assist attended over 300,000 Victorian car battery callouts in 2021. Find out everything you need to know about car batteries from how to avoid shortening your battery’s life and to realising when your car battery is dying.
Car batteries are responsible for starting your car and powering your vehicle lights. They’re also one of the most common callout reasons for Emergency Roadside Assistance. In 2021, RACV mobile mechanics attended 324,371 dead battery callouts across Victoria, resulting in 216,956 jump-starts and 107,135 car battery replacements. To help you prevent your battery from going flat in the first place, read up on car battery warning signs, charge levels and more with this handy guide.