Car Battery Replacement

Car battery replacements made simple

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Your battery is an essential component of your car because without it, your car simply will not start. It’s important to keep it charged and in good condition, but like most car components it won’t keep going forever and there will come a time when you need to replace it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why won’t my car start?

Usually, failure to start up is due to a flat or faulty battery. It could be flat due to the lights being left on by accident, or there could be something wrong with the battery.

Is there a mobile battery fitting service?

If you have a flat battery and no way of jump-starting or charging it, then you should call your breakdown service (if you have one). AutoAdvisor can find you a mobile battery fitter if you have no luck.

How long should a car battery last?

Most batteries should last around five years, although there’s always variation depending on brand, environment and driving habits. Always be on the lookout for battery problems so that you can take action before it goes flat forever.

If the battery’s gone flat, can I recharge it?

As long as the battery is in good repair and has been accidentally drained, you can recharge it easily. You’ll need to use a special battery charger with a recovery function to fully recharge the battery.

Can I fit my new battery?

Batteries are becoming more complex so it’s best to use a trained mechanic to do this for you. Garages and mechanics will also be able to source better quality batteries for you.

Let us help you find a trained mechanic to help you fit your new car battery

Following our easy 3 step system to car repairs, makes your life easier, as we do the hard work for you in finding the perfect garage/mechanic for you.

1

Enter your registration

Vehicle Milage

Select “Battery Replacement”

2

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Phone number

Any additional information

3

Set-up an account

Sit back & relax

Wait for the quotes to roll in

More about car batteries

Your car can’t do anything without a functioning battery! It provides the electricity to start off the combustion process which runs the engine and you won’t have any lights, radio, ECU or dashboard display…

Most often, a flat battery is caused by leaving the lights on, which can be sorted out by a jump-start, but occasionally the problems will be down to cracks in the battery, acid leaks or wear and tear. This is when you need to head to AutoAdvisor to great local battery deals.

Signs you need a new battery?

If your car suddenly won’t start but all’s well after a jump-start and drive-around, then your battery is probably OK.

However, you might need a replacement if you notice any of these signs:

  • Your car struggles to start
  • Your battery warning light is displaying
  • Your levels of battery fluid or acid are low
  • Your battery looks swollen
  • There’s a nasty sulphurous smell in the car (that you can’t blame on anyone…), or 
  • The battery is older that three or four years.

These problems can be caused by cracks and leaks or just by the battery aging. Whatever the root of the problem, the solution is to use AutoAdvisor’s service to find the best garages in your area.

What sort of battery do I need?

There are three main varieties of battery

Lead Acid Battery

The lead acid battery is the most common battery found on the market and consists of 6 lead plate blocks and filled with acid to create the chemical reaction to produce the electricity. These batteries are suitable for vehicles without stop-start function or brake regeneration systems.

AGM (Absorbent Glass Matt)

You will find an AGM battery on every stop-start vehicle as these batteries produce the most amount of power in there range as they have to handle the power drain from a car sitting idle at traffic lights with all electronic system running and still manage to start up.

EFB (Enhanced Flooded Battery)

These batteries are primarily used on cars that have more electronic functions and brake regeneration systems, as these vehicles require a higher amount of output which an enhanced flooded batter can provide. These batteries contain more lead plates and more acid than a standard lead acid battery.

How to tell if your battery is fully-charged

You can use a tool called a multimeter to measure your battery’s voltage, although this does not necessarily mean your battery is charged. To measure the state of your battery, you need a battery tester which measures the CCA (cold cranking amps) which is the power within your battery. A mechanic will also do this for you when you take your car to the garage. Car batteries don’t have to maintain a 100% charge, so as long as everything’s functioning, especially the headlights, everything’s probably alright.

Finding a great battery replacement service

With so many garages and mechanics out there, it can be tricky to find someone you can trust and who will change your battery for a fair price. AutoAdvisor can bring trustworthy service providers straight to your inbox with its handy service.

All you need to do is to create a free AutoAdvisor account and then fill out your details, including your car’s make and model and the problems you’re having. Then, AutoAdvisor will do the rest, bringing you lots of great quotes that you can choose from at your own pace.

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