Battery Maintenance

  • Acid: The maintenance of auto battery involves periodic checking of the battery so that your car runs smoothly. Keep in mind the following for a longer hassle-free battery life:
  • Check Clamp: Make sure that the battery is firmly secured to the cradle and the cable clamps and lead wire contact is proper.
  • Avoid Grease: Keep the battery top clean and dry. Apply either petroleum jelly or Vaseline to cable clamps and terminals for proper lubrication. Never apply grease.
  • Use Distilled Water: Top up only with distilled water and maintain the level to the line that indicates, maximum. Never add acid.
  • Close Tightly: Keep the vent plugs closed tightly.
  • Check Vent: Ensure that the vent hose in the battery is not folded or damaged by the exhaust system.
  • Check Regularly: Be sure to inspect your vehicle's electrical system regularly, especially the regulator voltage setting
  • Service Regularly: Get your battery serviced regularly from your nearest authorised Exide dealer.