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10. BATTERY BASICS: The bigger the Cold Cranking Amps (CCA ) the better the battery?

Updated: Dec 4, 2021

Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) and Batteries
Bigger CCA not better!

MYTH: This is a myth, since a large CCA battery only supplies what is required.

FACTS: The electrical systems on most cars are designed around a specific size battery. The vehicle’s computer systems regulate the power required for normal operation. The electrical system will only use a fixed amount of power from the battery based on the requirements of the starter motor and electrical system.

MYTH BUSTER SERIES - Battery Basics! We hope these blog posts help dispel some mistakenly held common myths and reinforce the essential facts that keep your battery in good working order! Here at All Rural Mechanical we aim to help our customers understand their vehicles, avoid pitfalls and share tips to prevent potential problems. Never hesitate to Contact Us for more information:

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