Why do I need to jumpstart my Hyundai Sonata?

Can my new battery die after only six months? I tried to start my car this morning and the engine won't turn over. Does this mean the battery's dead? I replaced it just six months ago.

Answer provided by
Sophie Newman
Answered on Jul 22, 2021
Sophie Newman is a writer from California. Her hobbies include brewing her own kombucha, riding horses, and taking long road trips.
“While it’s necessary to replace your car battery every few years, there are other reasons it could be drained.
One of the most common reasons is that you left your lights or other electrical devices on without the engine running. You could also try checking the battery terminals for a bad connection.
There are some car battery tips and tricks you can easily learn to make sure your battery remains in working condition.”

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