Image of a mechanic holding a car battery.

No matter how much you love your car, it isn’t worth much when it’s unreliable. And, without a good battery, that’s exactly how your car can end up – unreliable. You’ll find that’s truer than ever near Waite Park, MN, and our cold winters. After all, cold weather is especially hard on a battery.

Causes of Battery Wear, and Battery Care Tips

Is your vehicle ready for the cold? While car batteries oftentimes take the most damage in the hottest temperatures, it often goes undetected until it starts needing its major power in the winter. After all, batteries can take up to twice as much current to start in the cold as they due during the summer months. Plus, it loses up to sixty percent of its strength when temperatures dip to 0⁰ F.

Of course, batteries can also wear down just from normal use. They aren’t meant to last forever. In fact, they are meant to last approximately four years. We offer frequent Toyota service specials because we understand it can get costly for routine vehicle maintenance, but we can’t stress enough how important it is for the lifespan of your vehicle.

Reasons to Service at Our Toyota Dealership

Our Toyota service center is staffed with trained professionals who are ready to make sure your vehicle is trustworthy this winter. You can give our service department a call at 320-227-8052 or easily schedule a service appointment online to come in and see us. We understand your vehicle is essential for your everyday life, so we offer convenient and flexible appointments so you can get your vehicle back and get back to your routine as soon as possible.

Another reason to trust St. Cloud Toyota for your vehicle’s service needs and maintenance? We only use genuine Toyota parts to make sure that your vehicle has only parts you can trust. Plus, we know they’ll be good for the long haul. Visit us at 418 2nd Street South in Waite Park, MN to make sure your Toyota car’s battery is good to last for the winter. You will be happy that you did!