What does the battery do? The battery is what powers every electrical component in your vehicle. At some poin? the vehicles battery needs to be replaced. Most vehicles have lead-acid batteries that are made of six cells with lead and lead-oxide plates filled with an electrolyte (dilute sulfuric acid)How do you know you need your battery replaced? You may also notice that the interior lights flicker and go dimmer than usual when you are turning over the engine.It sounds like the starter motor is �delayed� and not as eager to turn over your engineIf your battery has low capacity you may notice that when you are starting the ca? the engine turns over slower than befor? even if the battery is fully charged.Your vehicle may not start at al? even if boosted by another vehicle or booster pack How is the battery replaced by a mobile mechanic? The battery terminals are disconnected with the positive terminal first.The hold down plate is removed so the battery is free.New battery is installed and the hold down plate is installed.Battery terminals are connected and charging system is tested You may also notice that the interior lights flicker and go dimmer than usual when you are turning over the engine.It sounds like the starter motor is �delayed� and not as eager to turn over your engineIf your battery has low capacity you may notice that when you are starting the ca? the engine turns over slower than befor? even if the battery is fully charged.Your vehicle may not start at al? even if boosted by another vehicle or booster pack How important is having your battery replaced? When the battery is failin? it loses its capacit? meaning it can hold less charge than when it was new.Over tim? a lead-acid battery loses some of its capacit? mostly due to sulfation. At some poin? the capacity will drop so low that the battery wont be able to start your car. An average car battery lasts from 5 to 7 years. Usually the battery lasts longer if the vehicle is driven daily. If the vehicle is parked for extended periods of time without startin? the battery will need to be replaced sooner. The battery lasts longer when its kept fully charge? although overcharging can also damage it. Therefor? problems with your vehicles charging system can also cause the battery to fail prematurely.
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Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
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After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.