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Could car cigarette lighters be an alternate energy source?

Oftentimes, I charge my mobile phone or iPod using the cigarette lighter in my car. Does that do any damage to the battery, like limit its life span? If so, should I stop? If not, shouldn't everyone be charging their...

How to tell the difference between a bad battery and a bad alternator.

How does one tell the difference between a bad battery and a bad alternator? My car will not crank, but has some power (the dome lights, panel lights and power locks work). I've had it on a trickle charge for...

Can a car run without its battery?

Could you please settle an argument? Some of my ham radio friends and I have a disagreement about the ability of a vehicle to operate without a battery. I say that a vehicle will stop immediately if you disconnect the...

Why's this Chevy burning through batteries?

I'm anxious to ask you guys a car question that has stumped the Chevy dealer.

Tom admits to overcharging

I had a nearly new battery It went dead all of a sudden The mechanic said it was overcharged and sold me a new alternator It's been OK since then I've never heard of overcharging before A dollar rip-off Sam...

What to do about a constantly draining battery...

I have a Audi Turbo Diesel with miles which runs very well except for one thing If it is left parked for three or more days the battery runs down and it will not start without a jump I have...

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