Categories for Car Batteries

Why Is It Dangerous to Have a Corroded Battery?

February 7, 2018 6:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In our last blog post, we talked about the most common causes of battery terminal corrosion, where the hydrogen gas normally released from battery acid is released at a too-high rate due to an overcharged or undercharged battery and begins to corrode the positive or negative battery terminals under your hood, ultimately requiring battery service in Houston, TX. While a small amount of corrosion is considered normal and can be cleaned away, an excess of buildup is a symptom of a problem with your charging system—whether it’s a cell, the alternator or something else—that will only get worse with time,... View Article

Why Do My Car Battery Terminals Keep Corroding?

January 24, 2018 6:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your car battery isn’t something you usually have on your mind until it dies. But car batteries can have other issues that can affect your car’s functionality and even your safety. One problem you may face with your battery is a continually corroding terminal, which requires professional battery repair in Houston, TX. Corrosive gas release When a battery is operating normally, it actually releases corrosive gases. This is just how battery acid works, and it’s not a functional or safety concern until the battery is forced to work harder than it should. Once that starts to happen, whatever the cause,... View Article

What Is PFX or “Enhanced Flooded Battery”?

December 11, 2017 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re looking for a viable battery solution that’s able to stand up to rigorous demand over the long term, it pays to consider the technologies and features that are incorporated into the manufacturing of industry-standard brands. When it comes to Superior Battery Co., for example, their PFX technology shines. PFX technology has become a staple for commercial equipment and car batteries in Houston, TX because of its many efficient properties. PFX batteries utilize an Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) design, coupled with a wet or flooded battery, for enhanced performance. In fact, this technology has proven so reliable and lasting... View Article