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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,919

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Miguel

33 years of experience
233 reviews
Miguel
33 years of experience
Nice guy. Changed the battery quickly
Arrived in timely manner; work done professionally; suggested needed repairs to keep car running smoothly.

TJ

24 years of experience
338 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
Is my first time with this company and the truth I recommend 100%. The mechanic very professional. Thank you!!!!

Chris

14 years of experience
409 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
great person very quick and easy

Daniel

19 years of experience
272 reviews
Daniel
19 years of experience
Daniel was professional and job was complete under 30minutes. Will definitely use again.

Richard

9 years of experience
433 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Richard was awesome! I had an idea of what was going on with my car, but in the rain and cold he took the time to point out and explain my issues and help me quote out a second appointment to get my car fixed. Really impressed. Thank you Richard

Keith

24 years of experience
229 reviews
Keith
24 years of experience
Keith was great! Came to my apartment and did what needed to be done to repair my car. I would definitely recommend him!

Danny

9 years of experience
269 reviews
Danny
9 years of experience
 On time and very productive.

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
A real pleasure to have Robert work on my car. A very good mechanic fixed all my problem Thank you.

Trung

10 years of experience
406 reviews
Trung
10 years of experience
Did a great job and was very professional. Would recommend him for any job.

Peter

41 years of experience
1227 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
He's a wonderful mechanic. Knows exactly what he's doing. Trustworthy and skilled. I wouldn't trust my cars to anyone else..


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Gallatin?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata $187 $106.63 $79.99 12% $214.13
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2013 Honda Pilot $191 $111.24 $79.99 12% $218.74
2005 Lincoln LS $203 $122.84 $79.99 11% $230.34
2011 Lexus IS350 $187 $107.36 $79.99 12% $214.86
2009 Maserati GranTurismo $250 $169.99 $79.99 9% $277.49

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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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