Many people will tell you the worst experiences that they have faced with their vehicles, and most of the time its the same stories just different scenario. Automotive batteries have a finite life span. Undercharging and overcharging will degrade your battery. Poor electrical connections make it more difficult for even a good battery to do its job. When your car battery dies, you’ll hear an odd noise when you try to start it up. You’ll need jumper cables to boost your battery to get to work or continue your travel. If you don’t go to a licensed professional, that will tell you the current status of your battery life, then you will most likely be faced with this situation.