Car Battery Replacement at your home or office in Mount Ephraim.

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YourMechanic Car Battery Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

5,100

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Pardeep

19 years of experience
591 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Quick, efficient and friendly! Thanks Pardeep!

Blissel

2 years of experience
38 reviews
Blissel
2 years of experience
Great and professional guy. Very knowledgeable and no BS. So refreshing and unusual to get this kind of service in south Florida. I would recommend him to anyone.

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe was responsive, thorough and efficient. Thank you!

Attila

17 years of experience
446 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
He performed the needed work quickly and very professionally! He knows his stuff and I would definitely recommend him to friends and family!

Jeremiah

20 years of experience
61 reviews
Jeremiah
20 years of experience
Very knowledgeable. Did the work quickly,

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Rodney arrived on time, Performed task quickly and efficiently, then provided an inspection of the vehicle and noted other areas of concern. and provided a quote for the other repairs. I would recommend Rodney to any other out there in need of vehicle repairs. Thank You Rodney

Jason

21 years of experience
189 reviews
Jason
21 years of experience
Excellent

Richard

9 years of experience
448 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Richard explained everything in detail and knew exactly what he was doing. He gave an overall assessment of the vehicle and promptly fixed it. I have no complaints about Mymechanic or Richard and this is the best service I have had in years.

David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience
David did an excellent job diagnosing the problem with my car, and fixing it promptly for a very reasonable fee (particularly since he came to my home to fix it). Highly recommend David and Your Mechanic.

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!


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Mount Ephraim?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Saab 9-3 $242 $162.04 $79.99 10% $269.54
2008 Mazda B2300 $194 $114.41 $79.99 12% $221.91
2011 Dodge Journey $192 $111.79 $79.99 12% $219.29
2009 Land Rover LR2 $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2011 Mercedes-Benz GL550 $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2007 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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