Battery corrosion is a very common yet debilitating occurrence under the hood of your car. Too much corrosion build up will hinder the delivery of power from your battery to the rest of your vehicle, which means it could prevent you from starting your car!
If your lights are dimming, your radio sounds like it’s struggling, or your vehicle seems to have a hard time getting started, check out your battery terminals before assuming you need to replace it. If it looks as though there’s a lot of grime and buildup around the terminals (the posts where those big cables connect to your battery) then you’ve identified the culprit. The best part? It’s really easy to clean them yourself!
Winter is tough on cars, but nowhere is that more obvious than in the far north, where sub-zero temperatures are a regular ordeal. Such temperatures can make it impossible to start a vehicle, given that engine liquids can freeze and the cold can make it difficult for mechanical functions to get moving.
On February 20, 2017 the Globe and Mail published an online article by Andrew Clark in which he recalls passing up a man in need of a jump start because he simply didn’t have time. Mr. Clark shares that it wouldn’t have been a simple jump start at all, as they never are when using booster cables, and he had to pick up his kids within 20 minutes. This article caught our eye because all of Mr. Clark’s concerns would become a non-issue if he had a Weego!
If you’re familiar with our products you know we offer different Weego models for varying engine sizes – the larger the Weego model, the larger an engine it can jump – but why do larger engines need more power during a jump start?
Since winter is fast approaching it’s a good time to start prepping for those miserable conditions to best avoid an inconvenient or bad situation! Fortunately, AAA provides some great guidance and advice for the wet, cold and icy weather to come, so we summarized that information below: Read More
Last week Weego attended SEMA, which is the largest automotive show in the world and draws in over 150,000 enthusiasts to Las Vegas each fall. SEMA consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.
It’s no coincidence your car battery seems to struggle more during the winter months – cold has a significant effect on a battery’s ability to generate power. To understand why, you first should know the very basics of how a battery works. Read More
There’s nothing you can do about the price you pay at the pump, forever at the mercy of what the marquee is reading at the moment. It’s frustrating, but knowing why you may pay $4/gallon one year and $2/gallon the next may help resolve some of the mystery. Built into a gallon of fuel is the cost of five key factors: Read More
After a lot of time, hard work, and grit, Weego has unveiled our newest and most innovative Jump Starter, the Jump Starter 44! With the successful launch and tenure of our original series, we learned a TON about what people need and want from their jump starters. In addition, we’re always trying to make our products simple and safe for our customers – jump starting shouldn’t have to be rocket science, and it shouldn’t put you in danger, either.