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YourMechanic Car Battery Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,887

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Honorio

17 years of experience
747 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Professional and smart
Standard car battery replacement. Mechanic was 10 minutes early to the appointment, professional, organized, and answered any questions I had.

Peter

34 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
34 years of experience
Was very thorough and friendly while replacing a depleted dead battery. We went through all the steps confirming the previous battery was the issue and that the new installed battery was setup and properly charging. Service was expedient and without issue.

Michael

38 years of experience
131 reviews
Michael
38 years of experience
Michael was fantastic!! I can't say enough about his professionalism, flexibility and ease of doing business with! You guys have earned a customer for life! I've also shared my experience with my family and you should see at least three new customers. I hope I can work with him again on my automobile issues!

Luis

17 years of experience
71 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
on time, explained everything to us, very helpful. thanks luis.

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
The experience was pleasant. Great job and efficient in replacing the battery.

Chris

16 years of experience
332 reviews
Chris
16 years of experience
All around good experience.

Phillip

17 years of experience
193 reviews
Phillip
17 years of experience
PHILLIP PETERSON ARRIVED ON TIME, GREAT JOB WITH INFORMING INFORMATION.

Tim

10 years of experience
100 reviews
Tim
10 years of experience
Was about thirty minutes early, which is great because I was able to get to work earlier.

Nazareth

25 years of experience
83 reviews
Nazareth
25 years of experience
He Changed my battery very quickly and have a good assessment of the services that needed to be performed in the future.

Michael

14 years of experience
495 reviews
Michael
14 years of experience
Positive!


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Crownsville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Dodge Dart $204 $123.54 $79.99 11% $231.04
2008 Nissan Sentra $184 $103.62 $79.99 13% $211.12
2010 Nissan Altima $184 $103.62 $79.99 13% $211.12
2010 Lexus GX460 $191 $111.24 $79.99 12% $218.74
2013 Mini Cooper $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2006 Chevrolet Corvette $205 $125.01 $79.99 11% $232.51

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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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