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  • Charge It in KANSAS CITY for Extended Battery Life

    Sunday 10 February 2019

    Here's an interesting statistic for our in KANSAS CITY, MO, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that it's our modern cars with all their electric accessories that are to blame. Things like, GPS, DVDs and entertainment computers are keeping vehicle batteries from maintaining a full c... read more

  • Make Your Battery Last

    Sunday 30 December 2018

    Today's report from The Muffler Doctor is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of KANSAS CITY vehicle batteries last for 48 months.Now that's an average. How long a battery lasts depends on many factors. You may not know that one of the biggest factors is the temperature where... read more

  • Battery Replacement at The Muffler Doctor in KANSAS CITY

    Monday 13 February 2017

    Hello, welcome to The Muffler Doctor. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in KANSAS CITY runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at The Muffler Doctor are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV remote, they wear out and need to be replaced . This can be thought of as the power output used to start a cold vehicle engine. The number of cold cranking amps you need depends... read more

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