AAA Hosting Free Vehicle Battery Checks in Independence

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WHAT: 
With winter fast approaching, AAA East Central is offering free battery and electrical system checks for Cleveland-area residents.  At the Battery Wellness Clinics, technicians will determine if attendees’ batteries are strong enough to endure the cold winter months.  If needed, attendees can purchase batteries on-the-spot. 


WHY:
Summer heat breaks down the components inside a battery, making them susceptible to failure in cold weather.  AAA’s number one service call during the winter is for dead batteries.  To celebrate Car Care Month, AAA East Central is offering this free service to help members and the public avoid being stranded with a dead battery in the dead of winter. 

WHO: 
AAA East Central

WHERE & WHEN:
The free Battery Wellness Clinics will be held:

Tuesday, October 16 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
            Independence AAA Branch Office – 5700 Brecksville Rd., Independence

Thursday, October 18 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
            Lyndhurst AAA Branch Office – 5356 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst
            Strongsville AAA Branch Office – 17220 Royalton Road, Strongsville

Tuesday, October 23 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
            Independence AAA Branch Office – 5700 Brecksville Rd., Independence           

AAA East Central is a not-for-profit association with 80 local offices in Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia serving 2.7 million members.  News releases are available at news.eastcentral.aaa.com.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

For More Information, Contact:
Jim Garrity, Public & Community Relations Manager
Desk: 412-365-7274 / Cell: 412-905-9021 / Email: Garrity.James@aaaec.com

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