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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

5,013

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Pardeep

19 years of experience
578 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Pardeep kept me informed as to his ETA and when he arrived he was polite and he was quick to finish the job. Thanks Pardeep!
Pardeep called me the morning of the appointment, asking if it was possible for him to come earlier - I, of course, said yes. He arrived promptly, checked the car, identified the problem efficiently and had it resolved within an hour (including time for him to go and get some replacement components). He also pointed out several other issues that I should address in the near future, but was not pushy. Throughout the work he was courteous and informative.

Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience
Overall, great. Very pleased. For a day after I received a warning from the car system that the battery wasn't charged properly but it has since stopped.
Robert arrived early and was very professional. Very pleased.

Chris

13 years of experience
106 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
good

Tyrone

7 years of experience
154 reviews
Tyrone
7 years of experience
Tyrone was able to come to my appointment early, replaced my car battery very quickly and even gave me some helpful car tips. Great service!

Curtis

27 years of experience
162 reviews
Curtis
27 years of experience
Curtis is very courteous and professional. He immediately diagnosed my truck's problem and offered suggestions for the care of both of my vehicles.

David

14 years of experience
596 reviews
David
14 years of experience
He was on time, which was critical. He completed the battery installation and the inspection (with great feedback) in less than an hour. He was patient and answered all my questions. I had no idea about this awesome service. I will use it again, I'm sure and will certainly tell all that will listen!

Jonathan

33 years of experience
360 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Fantastic. I may never take any of my vehicles to a shop again. Fast friendly and results spot on. Very impressed. And setting up appointments to get our other vehicles checked out. Thank you.

Chuy

12 years of experience
99 reviews
Chuy
12 years of experience
He arrived early, was knowledgeable, and prepared. It was an overall excellent experience from an exceptional mechanic.

Travis

11 years of experience
309 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Very Kind and Knowledgeable

Nicholas

19 years of experience
348 reviews
Nicholas
19 years of experience
Nicholas was prompt, friendly, and did a great job.


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Greenwood?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Ford Thunderbird $203 $122.84 $79.99 11% $230.34
2015 Dodge Challenger $234 $154.48 $79.99 10% $261.98
2006 Saturn Ion $184 $103.57 $79.99 13% $211.07
2013 Audi A3 Quattro $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2012 Lincoln MKS $196 $115.73 $79.99 12% $223.23
2005 Jaguar XJ8 $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34

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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).

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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