Extreme temperatures. Accidentally leaving a dome light on. Taking mostly short trips over a long period of time. Improperly closed doors or trunk. Use of accessories (radio, Bluetooth, etc.) while the engine is not running.
What all of these have in common is the toll they take on your battery. Your battery is located in your engine bay, typically to the right of the engine itself. An incredibly important component the functionality of your Honda, the battery is often overlooked; It's not often thought about until someone is unfortunately stranded in a parking lot.Warning signs that your battery may be nearing the end of its life cycle:
If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to contact Rolling Hills Honda and see about our Honda Battery Performance Testing Service. During this service, one of our Honda Certified Technicians will inspect your battery and battery wiring system to ensure proper functionality. We will be able to let you know without a shadow of a doubt that it is indeed your battery that is failing and not your alternator, starter or a faulty relay switch which can all mimic signs of a dying battery.
Fortunately, our milder temperatures allow us Missourians to enjoy a longer battery life, but it is always wise to have your battery checked per Honda’s manufacturer guidelines, which can be found in your owner's manual, or by checking your service records with your Service Advisor. If you're planning on taking your Honda with you on a road trip, we suggest having your battery and tires checked before your departure date.
With every visit to Rolling Hills Honda, you can count on receiving the same top-notch service and fantastic amenities we pride ourselves on. So, what do you say? It’s never too soon to think about your battery’s health, but it could very well be too late. At Rolling Hills Honda, our Factory Certified Technicians always use only the best OEM parts to ensure you get only the best performance out of your Honda.
At Rolling Hills Honda, our service department offers specials on a wide variety of services for all Honda models, including the Accord, Civic, CR-V & Pilot. Are you in need of a tune-up? Come visit our certified technicians at Rolling HIlls Honda in the St. Joseph, MO area for your next synthetic oil change, tire rotation, coolant service, brake fluid exchange, transmission fluid exchange, A/C performance check, value advantage brake job, and serpentine belt replacement. Our friendly and courteous staff will service your car, truck, or SUV without wasting your time and money.