Monthly Archives: July 2020

Here's Why We're Selling So Many Car Batteries Right Now

When was the last time you started your car? Before quarantine? A few days ago? If you don't have an immediate answer, it might be time to take it for a spin around the block. Now that you're not commuting into the office and taking the long scenic route around Seattle on the weekends, you might find yourself without as much need for a vehicle. However, when you leave your car sitting, your battery can go flat-even if it is only a few years old. Subaru batteries naturally self discharge; and today's models draw a small amount of power from the battery even when not in use to keep all the electrical systems working as they should. Over time, the battery will become fully discharged if not driven around-and at some point you may even require an early replacement. 3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car Battery There's really not a lot of things worse than finding yourself with a flat battery. Aside from driving your vehicle regularly, here are 3 ways to extend the ... read more

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Can Hand Sanitizer REALLY Explode in Your Car?

In a post-coronavirus world, we're all learning an entirely new set of social norms. Remembering to put on our masks before jetting off to the grocery store hasn't been easy. Going on the hunt for toilet paper? That's our idea of a Saturday adventure with the family. But, learning to navigate the new normal has come with its fair share of questions. Today, we're tackling this one: can hand sanitizer really explode in your car? COVID Question Answered: Can Hand Sanitizer Explode in the Car? If you've been lucky enough to snag some travel hand sanitizer from the store, you might be wondering where it's safe to leave-especially in the summer heat! you might be wondering where it's safe to leave-especially in the summer heat!Rumors have circulated that leaving a bottle of hand sanitizer in a hot car can cause it to explode. We say no way. While nothing is impossible, the likelihood of your hand sanitizer exploding in the hot car isn't very high. In fact, your car won't ... read more

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