Car Battery Replacement at your home or office in Wilsonville.

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YourMechanic Car Battery Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,702

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Joel

Joel

19 years of experience
716 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Fast on time explained everything. Will never take my car to a tires pmus again
Joel was very personable, was on time, and completed the job in a timely fashion. I would definitely recommend him for future use.
Richard

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
great!
Chuy

Chuy

12 years of experience
71 reviews
Chuy
12 years of experience
Chuy is very professional, knows his craft and polite, he explained the repair process to me gave truthful advice on future repairs needed...i would highly recommend Chuy...And i would choose him again for my future repairs thanks Your Mechanic IT'S GREAT HAVING A MECHANIC COME TO YOU !!
Tony

Tony

35 years of experience
21 reviews
Tony
35 years of experience
The whole service was extremely professional and efficient. Tony was scheduled for 9 am. He called at 8:30 to say he was there. I could not be at the location so I had left a key in a hidden place. He then called 25 minutes later to say service was complete, returned the key to it's hiding place. I know the price was fair because I had already been quoted the battery price from O'Reilly's...same price. I have already recommended YourMechanic and will continue to do so. As far as Tony, wished I could have met him..extremely efficient and friendly.
Attila

Attila

17 years of experience
388 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Very friendly and honest
John

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
John was prompt, personable, competent and very tidy. Nothing about this encounter could have been improved.
Travis

Travis

11 years of experience
266 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Fast, convenient, and excellent work. I would definitely recommend Travis to colleagues and friends.
Chris

Chris

14 years of experience
402 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Arrived early and was very helpful.
Kevin

Kevin

15 years of experience
88 reviews
Kevin
15 years of experience
Kevin was great. He went out of his way to point out things unrelated to my requested service and was prompt and polite.
Fadi

Fadi

18 years of experience
85 reviews
Fadi
18 years of experience
This was my first time using this service and I couldn’t be happier. Fade was prompt, friendly and efficient. Thanks!


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Wilsonville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Ford Expedition $196 $115.73 $79.99 12% $223.23
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD $206 $126.39 $79.99 11% $233.89
2006 Nissan 350Z $188 $107.88 $79.99 12% $215.38
2009 Lexus RX350 $191 $111.24 $79.99 12% $218.74
2004 BMW 745Li $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2007 Ford Mustang $200 $120.41 $79.99 12% $227.91

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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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