Battery Instructions

Find Answers and Support for All Your Battery Needs

Welcome to the ultimate resource for your Continental Battery. Here, you'll find essential care tips, recycling instructions and warranty information. We're committed to providing you with the best, most reliable power source on the market.

Roadside Assistance

If you find yourself with a dead battery and need roadside assistance, take the following steps:

  1. Move to safety.
    Never attempt to jumpstart a battery in heavy traffic or an unsafe environment.
  2. Call for assistance.
    Call AAA at 1 (800) 222-4357 or your preferred roadside assistance provider.
  3. Jumpstart the battery.
    If you have access to jumper cables and a jump box or another car, you can try to jump the battery. Never attempt to jump a battery that has visible signs of damage, like bulging or leaking. Wear gloves and eye protection if available.
    How to Jumpstart a Battery: Step-by-Step
  4. Check for underlying issues.
    If your battery fails while driving, there may be other issues, like the alternator or starter.
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Battery Care & Maintenance

Caring for your battery is critical to its longevity and performance. Following these maintenance tips will ensure you get the most out of your Continental Battery.

  • Clean your battery at the first sign of corrosion.
  • Properly charge your battery.
  • Replace worn or damaged battery cables.
  • Store batteries properly when not in use.
  • Protect your battery from extreme temperatures.
  • Inspect your battery regularly for signs of damage.
  • Use the vehicle’s original equipment battery hold-down.

Warranty Information

Our Continental Battery warranty offers free replacement only to the original purchaser of the battery with proof of purchase. Terms and conditions apply. If your battery is still under warranty, return it to an authorized CBS battery retailer within the Limited Warranty Period.


Continental Battery Systems is committed to sustainability. We aim to recycle or recondition 100% of our batteries. And today, we recycle more batteries than we sell. You can return spent batteries for recycling to retailers, service stations, manufacturers or authorized recycling centers. If you’re unsure where to take your spent batteries, call your local Continental Battery Systems dealer for assistance.