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YourMechanic Car Battery Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,666

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Pardeep

Pardeep

18 years of experience
338 reviews
Pardeep
18 years of experience
Came on time and very professional. Thanks Pardeep !
Excellent service!
Abdul

Abdul

8 years of experience
279 reviews
Abdul
8 years of experience
I received excellent service from Abdul! He called to check if he could arrive earlier than our planned appointment time. He was friendly, courteous, and very competent. He took time to determine if my dead battery could be salvaged before suggesting the replacement, and he was transparent about the service and pricing. I'd highly recommend Abdul and Your Mechanic to anyone!
Stefan

Stefan

14 years of experience
366 reviews
Stefan
14 years of experience
first time using yourmechanic.com and it is a great way to have a car repaired instead of towing it in to a repair shop. would definitely use again.
Alex

Alex

18 years of experience
11 reviews
Alex
18 years of experience
Very friendly and explained a lot about the car
Andrew

Andrew

8 years of experience
148 reviews
Andrew
8 years of experience
He was very helpful and knowledgeable of his work.
Chris

Chris

19 years of experience
1240 reviews
Chris
19 years of experience
Amazing job and fast
Hans

Hans

8 years of experience
18 reviews
Hans
8 years of experience
Hans was great. He was very knowledgeable and explained what he is doing as well as provided all the information I need to make an informed decision. I would definitely recommend him.
Cesar

Cesar

7 years of experience
274 reviews
Cesar
7 years of experience
I’ve had multiple appointments with Cesar and he has always shown up on time & been extremely helpful.
Michael

Michael

22 years of experience
181 reviews
Michael
22 years of experience
Got the job finished quick! Showed up early!
Jacob

Jacob

9 years of experience
26 reviews
Jacob
9 years of experience
So I was getting frustrated with this process as I have mechanics cancel on me twice and I had to reschedule as well. Jason saved me as a client. He was fantastic. Worked quickly and efficiently and let me know exactly what he was doing. I enjoyed meeting him and will use him again


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Florence?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara $192 $111.66 $79.99 12% $219.16
2007 Buick Rainier $184 $103.57 $79.99 13% $211.07
2007 Chevrolet Impala $194 $114.15 $79.99 12% $221.65
2011 Land Rover Range Rover $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2010 Audi A8 Quattro $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2007 Ford Mustang $200 $120.41 $79.99 12% $227.91

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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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