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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,818

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Tien

21 years of experience
888 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
No complaints. Happy w\ service provided. Tien Phan was polite, friendly, and he did good job explaining the work being completed and reccommended. Tien did a great job replacing battery and performing diagnostic inspection. Will recommend your mechanic.com and Tien Plan. Thanks again.
Professional courteous service

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
Personable, competent and got the job done.
I couldn't be with Shawn while fixing my car. From what I've seen he did a great job and explained what all else I needed to have done and explained why.

Tony

13 years of experience
280 reviews
Tony
13 years of experience
Excellent

Rodric

12 years of experience
321 reviews
Rodric
12 years of experience
Took care of the problem in a timely manner.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
453 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Will recommend for your auto services. Prompt and honest.

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Extremely knowledgeable individual. 7:00 a.m. appointment, called the night before and was perfectly on time. The entire experience with this company was phenomenal.

Quentin

20 years of experience
213 reviews
Quentin
20 years of experience
Quentin was on time, very nice and completed the battery change out in no time. Thank you very much!

Breck

18 years of experience
509 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
He did a great job!!!!

Michael

9 years of experience
97 reviews
Michael
9 years of experience
Honest and professional

Jason

7 years of experience
175 reviews
Jason
7 years of experience
Jason arrived on time and did a fine lob in replacing the battery on my Subaru. He cleaned up after his work, checked all the fluid levels, drove the car out of the garage and then checked all the tire pressures and inflated those that required it. Most impressed with his work. this is the first time I tried this service.


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Teaneck?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Nissan Frontier $191 $111.24 $79.99 12% $218.74
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata $187 $106.63 $79.99 12% $214.13
2011 Ford Taurus $196 $115.73 $79.99 12% $223.23
2007 Acura CSX $207 $126.99 $79.99 11% $234.49
2011 Mercedes-Benz B200 $207 $126.99 $79.99 11% $234.49
2013 Porsche 911 $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).

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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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