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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,396

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Mitchel

Mitchel

21 years of experience
158 reviews
Mitchel
21 years of experience
Above and beyond
Thank you for your input on the car and your great customer service
David

David

22 years of experience
135 reviews
David
22 years of experience
David was a pleasure and went above and beyond for a simple battery change.
Professional and friendly. Made sure I understood what was going on the entire time.
Godwin

Godwin

21 years of experience
253 reviews
Godwin
21 years of experience
Godwin RULES. I initially had a 4pm appointment, but he called and offered me a morning slot after someone canceled on him. I happily took the opening, and he showed up at my work within the hour. He was incredibly friendly, professional, and handled my battery in no time flat. A tremendously skilled mechanic with wonderful customer service. Thanks, dude!
Jay

Jay

34 years of experience
566 reviews
Jay
34 years of experience
A real Professional who is one St and fair. Thank you Jay
Frank

Frank

12 years of experience
31 reviews
Frank
12 years of experience
Frank was on time and completed great service on my vehicle in a timely manner.
Guebre

Guebre

12 years of experience
35 reviews
Guebre
12 years of experience
went great
Tom

Tom

39 years of experience
205 reviews
Tom
39 years of experience
Tom went above and beyond to make me as satisfied as I could be. His communication was excellent. Friendly and professional and best if all, my car is running great and he did it without unnecessary repairs. I would and will highly recommend Tom and Your Mechanic to everyone. Thanks, Rob Miller.
Brian

Brian

19 years of experience
77 reviews
Brian
19 years of experience
Awesome
Justin

Justin

13 years of experience
57 reviews
Justin
13 years of experience
Justin was AWESOME!!!!!
Steve

Steve

27 years of experience
49 reviews
Steve
27 years of experience
Steve was awesome. Showed up early for the appt. Took care of my issue efficiently and did a lot of follow up to check on my vehicle outside of just the battery issue. He was great.


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Ontario?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Nissan Versa $201 $121.37 $79.99 12% $228.87
2011 Volvo XC70 $237 $157.32 $79.99 10% $264.82
2011 Hyundai Genesis $203 $122.84 $79.99 11% $230.34
2011 Cadillac DTS $222 $142.49 $79.99 11% $249.99
2013 Audi A5 Quattro $244 $163.92 $79.99 10% $271.42
2005 Porsche Cayenne $316 $163.92 $151.98 14% $368.17

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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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