How to Charge a Car Battery

Here at New City Nissan in Honolulu, HI, one of our goals is to help our customers stay informed about how to care for their vehicles. Your car's battery is an important part of your vehicle, and there are many reasons it can go flat, such as leaving an interior light on or leaving your headlights on. How do you charge a car battery? Let's find out.

First, you will need to identify the battery's positive and negative terminals. The positive terminal is marked with a +, and the negative terminal is marked with a -. Be sure that the battery charger isn't plugged into the wall socket. Attach the red clamp to the positive terminal and the black clamp to the negative terminal. Now you can plug in the charger and turn it on.

If your battery continues to die, it is best to have it inspected. There may be a problem with the electrical system that is causing the battery to lose charge. If you are having problems with your battery, let our service technicians help you solve the problem.

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