Few vehicle emergencies are more common – and more avoidable- than a dead battery. That's why it’s important to know the signs of a worn battery before you find yourself in need of a jump start.

Signs your battery may be worn or damaged

Have Leif Johnson Quick Service test your battery as soon as possible if you notice any of these symptoms:

  • Visible corrosion around the terminals or posts
  • Frays or cuts in the battery cables
  • Damage on the terminals or posts
  • Worn drive belts
  • Bulging or deformity in the battery casing
  • Loose battery cables or terminals
  • Movement or wiggling of the battery in its mounting
  • Constant charging or electrical system problems
  • Difficulty getting your engine to start