Car Battery Replacement at your home or office in Blackstone.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,396

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Trevor

Trevor

20 years of experience
11 reviews
Trevor
20 years of experience
Trevor arrived at my home on time. Wow, I've never had anyone arrive on time for anything. He found the problem, and explained in detailed what he would need to do to solve the problem. He went and picked up the part, and the car is now fully operational. Also, it was not as expensive as I thought it would be. Oh yeah, I also saved on towing cost.
Chris

Chris

12 years of experience
54 reviews
Chris
12 years of experience
Really good guy knew his stuff will work with again
Jonathan

Jonathan

19 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
19 years of experience
Jonathan was all business. All he cared about was making everything right. Good sort of guy to have on your side.
Grzegorz

Grzegorz

38 years of experience
440 reviews
Grzegorz
38 years of experience
My problem was fixed. Gregorz is a good guy. I would not hesitate to hire again.
Marcus

Marcus

5 years of experience
11 reviews
Marcus
5 years of experience
Marcus was a total professional. I needed a new battery and when it turned out my car was so dead the door wouldn't unlock, he went above and beyond to find a creative solution to get the door open. He's skilled and cool under pressure and had the door open and the battery replaced in record time. I could not recommend Marcus more. He's truly the MacGyver of car mechanics.
Vytas

Vytas

5 years of experience
61 reviews
Vytas
5 years of experience
VERy positive. Arrived on time, got right to the job and finished quickly. He was pleasant as well as efficient (and has a great handshake!)
Abdul

Abdul

8 years of experience
279 reviews
Abdul
8 years of experience
Shows up on time and goes straight to work. Completes in a timely manor.
John

John

33 years of experience
164 reviews
John
33 years of experience
Great job and quick. Thanks!
Cesar

Cesar

6 years of experience
215 reviews
Cesar
6 years of experience
Cesar was fantastic.
David

David

9 years of experience
23 reviews
David
9 years of experience
This was a great experience. Timely, ggod valus and so convenient.


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Blackstone?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Blackstone. Our mechanics in Blackstone 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 Blackstone.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Honda Civic $184 $103.53 $79.99 13% $211.03
2013 Ford Edge $192 $112.36 $79.99 12% $219.86
2014 Ferrari 458 Spider $197 $116.99 $79.99 12% $224.49
2004 BMW 525i $244 $163.92 $79.99 10% $271.42
2004 Acura MDX $188 $108.00 $79.99 12% $215.50
2004 Ford Mustang $191 $111.07 $79.99 12% $218.57

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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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