How to Protect a Car Battery From Very Cold Temperatures
By Paul Miceli
, last updated March 13, 2012
At some time or other, every motorist has ventured out into a cold winter morning and climbed into the haven of his vehicle, only to find that freezing temperatures have completely drained the battery of power. As well as causing the inconvenience of having to recharge the battery or jump-start the vehicle, constant draining eventually shortens the life span of batteries and usually results in an expensive replacement. Some simple winter basics can help to protect your battery when freezing temperatures arrive.