Your charging and starting system is made up of the following parts: battery, starter, alternator and battery cables and connectors. These components can wear out over time. Ask your service advisor for a visual inspection at least once a year. If you notice one of the following signs, your charging and starting system is faulty: The battery dashboard light is on. You’re having trouble or can’t start the vehicle. You hear strange sounds when you start your car. You notice a change in the intensity of the dashboard lighting when you’re driving and braking. In case of doubt, our team can test the status of these components and tell you whether some of them need to be repaired or replaced. To avoid breakdowns or unexpected tows, we recommend checking the condition of your charging and starting system at least once a year or before winter.
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We recommend that you ask your service advisor for a visual inspection of your charging and starting system at least once a year. However, be sure to also pay attention to signs that point to a charging or starting problem