Milito’s Gets you Moving when Your Car Battery is Dead!
We’ve all had that terrible feeling when we get into our car, turn the key, and nothing happens except a few ominous clicks – the battery is dead.
As we start to get ourselves moving again after multiple months of working from home or simply being at home more often, many may find that their cars won’t start or their tires may have gone flat. Leaving a car unused for weeks or months on end can create many problems for the car such as rats eating into the wires and cables, but the most common and easiest to fix is a dead battery.
Call us for a battery jump!
Having a dead car battery is frustrating, but Milito’s Auto Repair in Chicago is standing by to help!
Simply give us a call at 773-248-0414 (Mon-Sat 7am-8pm and Sun 9am-5pm) and we will be out to jump your car or put some air in those deflated tires—no appointment necessary! This service starts at just $60.
We know that discovering a dead battery or flat tires can often happen when you’re in a hurry. Life happens fast when we get back to it! So Milito’s is ready to get you back on the road and on with your busy life as soon as possible.
With a speedy response time and friendly service, we are happy to come where you are and make convenience a top priority.
Additionally, we take the current social distancing and protective gear guidelines very seriously. All service members will be equip with proper PPE and can service your car with zero person-to-person contact.
How to Avoid a Dead Battery
To give yourself peace of mind and avoid that dreaded dead battery panic here are some tips to keep your car battery healthy and running smoothly.
1. Always ensure that your headlights and interior lights are turned off when you park the car. This may seem obvious, but it is generally the number one culprit for a dead battery. Many cars have automatic lights these days, but sometimes you may switch the settings without realizing or flip on an interior light only to leave it on all night and leave you stranded in the morning. Give the car a second glance before closing the garage at night, just to be sure.
2. If you don’t plan to drive your car for an extended period of time, still take it out for a ride every now and then. Driving the car, especially when it’s cold outside, is what keeps the battery charged, so taking it out for a spin will not only help with the battery, but it will have you checking on other things such as the tire pressure and the overall well-being of the car.
3. Unplug car accessories such as chargers or navigation systems. Even though they are not in use, they still could be draining the battery, especially over a longer period of time.
4. Inspect your car battery at least once a year. And if you don’t know what to look for, bring it in to Milito’s Auto Repair and we will be happy to do a thorough full vehicle check-up for you!