The growing popularity of electric vehicles makes it easier to find car workshops with a vast number of connections and suppliers that service EVs. However, it's your primary responsibility as the owner to learn how to maintain an electric car.Always remember to check your car's battery, motor, and brakes so that you are using a safe and properly functioning vehicle.
Electric Car Maintenance
and Service: 6 Essential
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Maintaining an electric car is much
easier compared to a regular car. It
isn’t challenging to support E.Vs
because their parts don’t suffer from
the same kind of frequent wear and
tear due to the electric motor.
Still, it will need some maintenance
for well-kept quality use.
How to Maintain an Electric Car
1. Battery Safekeeping
The battery is the principal part of the
electric car. The standard capacity for
EVs is 99,419 miles, or 160,000
However, since electric vehicles use
batteries with a limited lifespan, their
effectiveness through use will lessen
over time, as well as their driving
range and ability to store energy.
If the battery ever wears out or stops
performing well, you should not try to
fix it yourself.
Have your electric vehicle checked at
an authorized workshop that
specializes in hybrid or electric cars.
Here are some E.V. maintenance tips
for your battery:
Do not overcharge the
batteries. Overcharging is a
serious problem because it can
permanently harm your battery
and your electric vehicle.
Charge your battery only up to
80%. Always try to leave your car
a few percentages before you
charge it again; this is a good
practice since it does not tire the
battery that much. Do not fully
exhaust your car’s battery
because you can damage it. Just
like overcharging, you should not
Avoid making quick charges.
Sometimes you cannot avoid a
quick battery charge. However,
repeated fast battery charging
will damage it. In fact, the damage
it can make to your car’s battery
lifespan is immense, and battery
replacement can set you back a
It is better to have a full, complete
charge once in a while than a little by
little quick battery charge.
2. Brake Caution
Electric vehicles can act as a motor
and a generator. When you remove
your foot from the accelerator, the
motor of the electric vehicle slows