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80 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 7 years of experience

BACK ON ROAD LTD offers a variety services on high quality standards, in no time such as: Diagnostics Coding Programming Brakes Exhaust Mechanical Electrics Upgrades ..... and more The only solu...

8 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 12 years of experience

We are a small family run business and understand how important it is for you to have a safe vehicle for you to travel to work, school and for personal reasons. We can come to you at home or work at a time ...

87 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Buckinghamshire, 20 years of experience

Worked in main dealers been self employed for 6 years as mobile mechanic

32 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 25 years of experience

Our family business has been involved in the parts industry all the way from Tanzania, East Africa. Our grandfather started the business which has flourished ever since. Masumin Motor Spares, the latest b...

34 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Buckinghamshire, 16 years of experience

Worked on cars since i left college worked in most of my local garages up until Covid when I got laid off so did the best decision in my life and became a mobile mechanic and things have great since so looki...

8 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 5 years of experience

I have been in the vehicle industry for over five years, two years at a repair garage, and three years as a mobile technician. When you think you’ve seen it all on cars, you haven’t. There’s always more to l...

196 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Buckinghamshire, 30 years of experience

I have worked in the car repair industry for over 30 years. Operating as a mobile mechanic in this area for over 25 years

175 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 7 years of experience

Clutch,diagnostic,brakes,servicing,timing belt and chain,all mechanical jobs,mot’s

74 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Buckinghamshire, 24 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at Mercedes Benz qualifying as a light vehicle technician. I am on the professional register with the IMI. I have experience in diagnostics, electrics and vehicle maintenance. I...

199 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 7 years of experience

More than seven years of experience in one of the biggest accident repair garages in London. type of work : replacing body parts full service finding on electrical and ECU issues engine repair incl...

121 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Buckinghamshire, 16 years of experience

Been working in garages for 16 years. The last year been doing mobile mechanics. I love taking on new challenges and getting stuck in. I offer a wide range of repairs including diagnostics, servicing, brake...

31 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 20 years of experience

I’ve been working in independent workshops for over 20years, dealing with EVERY make and model of vehicle, as not just a Technician, a workshop manager, diagnostics specialist, tyre fitter, fast fitter, veh...

36 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 25 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship with Ridgeway Volkswagen in Reading & was there for 5 years. I moved next to Grosvenor Motor Company in Reading which was a BMW specialist for 3 years. I worked with Pangbourne...

32 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 10 years of experience

With Main Dealer trained mechanics and over 60+ years of experience between us, we here at GP Auto’s offer our customer excellent rates on all vehicle servicing and repairs. Combined with our friendly atmosp...

303 Reviews

Garage in Buckinghamshire, 20 years of experience

We are a small family run business and understand how important it is for you to have a safe vehicle for you to travel to work, school and for personal reasons. We can come to you at home or work at a time ...

Frequently asked questions about car battery replacement & repairs in Buckinghamshire

Read our answers to questions about car battery replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement in Buckinghamshire involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the electrical system.
  • If necessary the battery is replaced
  • Mechanic makes sure the battery's cables have not corroded or damaged before putting them back.
  • Mechanic tests the battery charging system to confirm it is working as it should be.

What are the signs that your car needs a new battery?

  • You may initially find that when you unlock the vehicle, the central locking doesn’t work.
  • When you turn the key in the ignition, you have no lights on the dashboard.
  • When you attempt to start the engine, you get a very slow turn over, nothing at all or just a rapid clicking.

How long will a battery replacement take in Buckinghamshire?

A car battery replacement usually takes under 1 hour, but can take more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How do you know if your car needs a new battery?

Every time a battery goes “flat”, it can damage the cells in the unit and whilst it may show 12v the actual power of the battery is reduced. Therefore if you are having to get assistance to start a vehicle due to the battery, then you should really consider changing it.

With the newer batteries having higher demands on them, the lifespan has reduced and these batteries may only last 3 years. If you are buying a second hand car for instance, that has an automatic stop/start system, it's worth taking into consideration the cost of buying a new battery and replacing the one installed if it hasn’t been recently done.

How much does it cost to fix a dead car battery in Buckinghamshire?

Fixing a dead car battery may require replacement of the battery. Average cost for the replacement is £130. Battery prices for vehicles with a stop/start system are usually a bit higher.

How much does it cost to service a battery in Buckinghamshire?

You can't technically service a car battery, if it is faulty it is commonly replaced. Cost for a battery replacement will vary between between £100 and £300, if your vehicle has a stop/start system the price could be a little higher.

How do I find the right battery for my car?

Your vehicle's manual will have guidance on the correct battery needed for the car. If you are unsure which battery is required, check with a professional mechanic, they will be able to help to identify which battery is needed for the car. Our in-house mechanic team can help find the right battery for you.

Is a faulty battery an MOT failure?

Yes, batteries are checked as part of an MOT and hence your car can fail on an issue with the battery that is considered a major issue. For example it might be flagged that your car battery is mounted insecurely or that the battery is leaking.

My car is not starting, how do I know if it's a battery, alternator or starter motor issue?

If you notice that the engine starts but dies soon after, then the alternator probably isn't keeping the battery charged. When you start up the car and notice that the interior lights are slowly fading, it could also indicate an issue with the alternator.

If you try jump starting the car and it works, it could imply an issue with the battery. However, it is important to note that a dead battery can also be caused by a failing alternator.

To test the starter, put on the headlights, if they don't come on, then the battery is probably flat or dead and may need to be recharged or replaced. If the headlights do come on, then try starting the car. If it still won't start, then the starter motor may be the problem.

What is the warranty on a car battery?

Most car batteries come with a warranty of 3-5 years, but this can differ based on the manufacturer and the individual warranty conditions.

Can Buckinghamshire garages offer home collection and delivery for car battery replacement?

Yes, many garages in Buckinghamshire are able to offer collection and delivery for a car battery replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a car battery replacement in Buckinghamshire.

Can Buckinghamshire mobile mechanics do car battery replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Buckinghamshire mobile mechanics can do a car battery replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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