Car Battery Replacement at your home or office in Wesley Chapel.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,396

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William

William

15 years of experience
90 reviews
William
15 years of experience
Knowledgeable and efficient. He got the job done and went the extra mile to explain everything and provide very helpful advice. Will definitely request him in future.
On time, professional, and all around great guy.
Kevin

Kevin

14 years of experience
61 reviews
Kevin
14 years of experience
Kevins the best, I will make sure when scheduling something I always get Kevin
Kevin did a great job.
Frank

Frank

27 years of experience
60 reviews
Frank
27 years of experience
Frank did an absolutely fantastic job, extremely knowledgeable and went above my expectations.
Jose

Jose

14 years of experience
153 reviews
Jose
14 years of experience
on time and professional
Chris

Chris

13 years of experience
397 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Chris was great on his visit! We had to start up a car that had been sitting unused for many months. He called and was able to come a little early, which was nice. He did the job quickly and we are good to go!
Peter

Peter

33 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
33 years of experience
Peter was very professional and performed the repair quickly and did a great job! Thank you!
Matt

Matt

12 years of experience
125 reviews
Matt
12 years of experience
Honest and communicative
Adrian

Adrian

9 years of experience
39 reviews
Adrian
9 years of experience
Awesome. I had to leave for work while Adrian was handling the car, and a couple minutes later I got a brand new battery, a very detailed inspection report, and an invite to book a brake fluid change. Best part is I didn't have to move the car or get it towed to a shop to get the battery replacement.
Jacob

Jacob

12 years of experience
59 reviews
Jacob
12 years of experience
Jacob did the job quickly and professionally, wouldn't hesitate to use him again
Lucas

Lucas

18 years of experience
767 reviews
Lucas
18 years of experience


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Wesley Chapel?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse $189 $108.54 $79.99 12% $216.04
2006 Saturn Vue $203 $123.40 $79.99 11% $230.90
2007 Ford E-150 $192 $112.36 $79.99 12% $219.86
2012 BMW X3 $244 $163.92 $79.99 10% $271.42
2011 Lexus RX450h $323 $242.66 $79.99 7% $350.16
2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG $244 $163.92 $79.99 10% $271.42

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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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