DRIVERS are stunned after discovering a 75p hack that may help save your car battery.
This inexpensive solution uses basic everyday products that you have lying around your house.
car experts at Goodbye car We recommend that you regularly check your car battery for corrosion or loose connections.
They recommend the best way to remove corrosion is with a cleaning brush and a mixture of baking soda and water – with baking soda available for less than £1 in most supermarkets.
The experts also say extreme temperatures can affect battery performance and you should use a multimeter to measure battery voltage.
Apparently a healthy reading should be around 12.6 volts, but anything below that can indicate a weak or discharged battery.
You can minimize energy consumption by driving with a lower charge and in ECO mode. It’s also a good idea to have jumper cables with you so you can jump start your car if you have problems.
There are also a few additional checks to do before your next drive, including checking the radiator and hoses for any leaks or damage.
Make sure the coolant level is correct and that the system is working properly. Also make sure the radiator cap is in good condition.
Consider flushing and refilling the coolant if you haven’t already done so.
Maintaining a healthy cooling system is important to prevent the engine from overheating and ensure optimal performance during your summer road trip.
In addition, the fluids in your car are subject to greater stress in the summer months due to the high temperatures.
Before a big drive, you should check your car’s oil, coolant, brake, transmission and windshield washer fluid.
If you notice leaks or a low level, top up or take your car to a mechanic to be checked.
This comes after motorists were surprised by an ingenious hack that gets rid of scratches in your car’s paintwork.
Also, a man revealed how he got revenge on a neighbor who constantly parked in his driveway.