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4.2/5

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5

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Emmette

35 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
35 years of experience
Fantastic service! Quick, efficient, kind and dedicated! Best service i have ever received, that too at my door, at an amazong price! Thank you Emmette!
he checked everything and was very professional.

Wilson

12 years of experience
294 reviews
Wilson
12 years of experience
Very nice man, and he did excellent work.
Mr Wilson was very nice. He took my old battery back to AUTO ZONE .Because it was still under warranty So I was able to get a new battery. I trust him very munch. He also told me. He was not able to tell me why my van will not star & let me know who was. If the rest of your people are like him you you have very nice people

Devin

7 years of experience
11 reviews
Devin
7 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and professional.

Daniel

12 years of experience
11 reviews
Daniel
12 years of experience
5 stars all the way!! Knocked out the work quicker than expected and the price was cheaper than most shops.

Theodore

15 years of experience
1109 reviews
Theodore
15 years of experience
Thank you!!

Josh

23 years of experience
64 reviews
Josh
23 years of experience
Josh was thorough, friendly, and professional. Really great. And he saved me money.

Frank

26 years of experience
66 reviews
Frank
26 years of experience
great

Mike

21 years of experience
90 reviews
Mike
21 years of experience
I am very happy with the service I received. I was in a need, and these guys really came to my rescue. We were new in town with no one to turn to so we were stuck with our car. I looked them up on the internet and they did a great job. I have a second appointment on follow up, I hope the next guy is as good as Mike.

Carlos

27 years of experience
278 reviews
Carlos
27 years of experience
Great guy! Rams fan.

Justin

7 years of experience
309 reviews
Justin
7 years of experience
On time and did a good job.


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Woodbridge?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Nissan Altima $200 $119.68 $79.99 12% $227.18
2015 GMC Savana 2500 $226 $145.98 $79.99 10% $253.48
2011 Nissan Quest $208 $128.48 $79.99 11% $235.98
2016 Lincoln MKZ $224 $144.39 $79.99 10% $251.89
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 $249 $168.84 $79.99 9% $276.34
2007 Maserati Quattroporte $254 $174.24 $79.99 9% $281.74

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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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