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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,818

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Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Great job, very good service. Thanks!
Robert arrived on time and got the job DONE!!! Fast and efficient, super convenient and surprisingly it was less than my regular mechanic would have charged. AND I didn't have to tow my car to the shop! More money saved.

TJ

24 years of experience
335 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
A good guy who was thorough and friendly. Highly recommended.
Completely convenient exercise. TJ stayed in contact most of the morning before the appointment, keeping me completely updated on appointment time. He met me at office, texted to update status throughout repair, and finished well within the time we had budgeted. Great service.

Jerome

22 years of experience
395 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
He was  great

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
831 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
He did a great job!

Andrew

9 years of experience
533 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Professional, pleasant, FAST!

Joe

13 years of experience
351 reviews
Joe
13 years of experience
A big thanks to Joe. He was prompt and thorough and got my Jeep back up and running. We did it all on the website and by text -- I wasn't even home when he came to fix the car. Great service. Will definitely use again.

Patrick

31 years of experience
1023 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
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Ricardo

21 years of experience
199 reviews
Ricardo
21 years of experience
Exellent! Arrive on time, communication was excellent, and did the job perfectly! VERY PROFESSIONAL!

Ben

16 years of experience
114 reviews
Ben
16 years of experience
Ben was early for the appt. and he was very polite and respectful. He was knowledgeable about the situation with my car and explained everything he did.

Jeffrey

23 years of experience
104 reviews
Jeffrey
23 years of experience
On time, pleasant, and thorough. Made changing my battery a breeze.


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Bacliff?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bacliff. Our mechanics in Bacliff are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Bacliff.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Chevrolet HHR $205 $125.01 $79.99 11% $232.51
2012 Ford Transit Connect $205 $125.01 $79.99 11% $232.51
2012 Ram 1500 $227 $146.76 $79.99 10% $254.26
2011 Mini Cooper $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2008 Audi A8 Quattro $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2015 Jaguar XFR $276 $195.99 $79.99 9% $303.49

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Car Battery Replacement Service

What are car batteries and how do they work?

A car battery is an energy storage device that relies on a chemical reaction within the battery to produce electricity. The stored electrical energy is used to initially operate the starter motor, ignition system, and fuel system on your vehicle. Once your car engine is running, the alternator supplies the electricity needed for all vehicle systems and charges the battery to replace the electric energy used when starting a car.

Most electric vehicles have a traction battery which is in addition to the standard 12 volt battery that is used to start the car engine. Traction batteries also convert chemical energy to supply electrical energy but operate at higher voltages and often are monitored by the PCM (Powertrain Control Module).

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When to replace a car battery?

  • Your car doesn’t start. A new battery has a specified capacity to provide power. This capacity is referred to as the cranking amps rating of the battery. As a battery ages, the actual amps that a battery can supply becomes lower than its original rating Once the cranking amps fall below a critical threshold, it will be difficult or impossible to start your car.
  • Battery or charging system warning light is illuminated. Should a battery or charging system warning light illuminate, a mechanic should perform a few basic tests to determine if a battery replacement is needed.
  • Electrical components don’t work. Once a battery has started to fail, and the voltage produced by the battery drops, then vehicle electrical components can malfunction, such as the security system. If you are experiencing electrical malfunctions, it’s a smart idea to have the battery tested.

How do mechanics replace the battery?

  • A temporary power source might be installed to avoid the possibility of losing radio presets or stored data in the PCM while the battery is out. When the battery is already completely dead, this step is unnecessary.
  • The vehicle’s negative cable is removed from the battery, followed by the positive cable. The battery tie down system is loosened and the old battery removed.
  • Cable ends and wiring are carefully inspected to ensure cleanliness and no corrosion. In some cases, corrosion can be extreme and the cable may need to be replaced or wiring repaired.
  • The new battery is installed and the tie down system is reinstalled. Anti-corrosion compound is applied to the battery terminals. The positive terminal is reconnected followed by the negative terminal.
  • Some vehicles, for example some models of BMW, VW, and Audi, may require PCM programming to input battery parameters. This step, performed using a specialized scan tool, is necessary to maximize battery life and prevent electrical system malfunctions.
  • The car is started and charging system output is measured and compared against the factory OEM specification to ensure that the new battery will properly recharge. Generally, charging output will be in the range of 13.8 to 14.8 volts but the exact specifications vary by make and model.

Is it safe to drive with a battery problem?

Yes, but if you have a weak battery you might be left stranded somewhere if the battery dies completely and you cannot start your car. A faulty battery may also needlessly overload the alternator and could adversely affect the operation of the vehicle’s electrical system, including the vehicle security system and the shift interlock.

When replacing the battery keep in mind:

  • The quality of the electrical connections to the battery posts is important. Connections must be clean, free of corrosion and properly tightened.
  • Batteries store a large amount of energy and if short-circuited a battery could explode and can create intense discharges that can damage your eyesight. Insulated tools should be used to attach cabling to battery terminals. Otherwise, the battery’s positive cable can be shorted to ground or the positive and negative posts can be directly shorted. Batteries can only be safely installed from a positive terminal to positive wiring and from a negative terminal to body ground. If the polarity is reversed damage will likely occur to the vehicle’s electrical system.
  • Generally, a car battery will have a service life of 4 to 7 years. If a load test on a battery reveals a significant reduction in the capacity of the battery to provide power, you should buy a new battery rather than wait for the old battery to fail completely.
  • Batteries should only be disconnected if the engine is off and the alternator is not running. Disconnecting a car battery while the alternator is running can cause a voltage spike that will damage sensitive electronic components in the vehicle, such as the PCM.

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