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66 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 20 years of experience

City MOT has been around since 2011. We are a family run business and the team of 6 MOT testers and 4 mechanics are fully qualified for your peace of mind. The workshop offers 5 ramps and 2 MOT test lanes fo...

322 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 15 years of experience

I gained my NVQ level 1&2 qualifications through City College Birmingham. Since gaining my qualifications I have always been self employed and initially I contracted for various garages around Birmingham for...

714 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 6 years of experience

Passionate about what I do, offer the best I can to everyone. Many years of experience.

59 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 6 years of experience

Midland Prestige has been operating as a repair business since 2015, however we have been selling cars since 2008 and wanted to add the repair aspect after many requests from customers. We offer a fully mob...

194 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 7 years of experience

I studied at City College in Birmingham and received my City & Guilds up to level 3 qualifications, after gaining my qualifications I have worked in the family business called AAR Servicing And Accident Repa...

283 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Dudley, 12 years of experience

I have over 10 years experience in the motoring industry. I run my own business which involves both vehicle sales and inspections.

60 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 10 years of experience

I started out working at the garage where I did my apprenticeship, and eventually climbed the ladder to a management position. I am also currently doing subcontracting jobs and MOT testing. I am also running...

443 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 21 years of experience

I have over 2 decades of experience in the motor industry..

99 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 20 years of experience

Sham's Autos began in 2002 as a business and through the years has developed a strong customer base and the garage has developed into what now is a 4 ramp workshop which includes an MOT ramp, we employ 4 ful...

56 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 12 years of experience

After completing my nvq qualifications in collage, I decided that being stuck in a workshop was not where I wanted to be… I progressed myself as a hgv driver in the breakdown industry working with car and co...

165 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Dudley, 10 years of experience

Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...

480 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Dudley, 20 years of experience

I began my career with Formula 1 Auto Centres as a tyre & exhaust fitter for around 1 year. I wanted to gain my proper qualifications so I studied at college to gain my NVQ Level 2 and 3 and subsequently I...

378 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 17 years of experience

Talk Torque Ltd T/A Car Surgeon™ Car Surgeon™ is an auto repair facility dedicated to quality service and maintenance of general, high-end and performance vehicles at an affordable price. Many mainland...

31 Reviews

Garage serving Dudley, 14 years of experience

Here at S&J Autos Limited we take great care in repairing your vehicle to the highest standard whilst keeping our prices low and affordable, S&J Autos Limited is a partnership of 2 Technicians (James and Ste...

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in Dudley?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement in Dudley 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 Dudley?

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 Dudley?

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 Dudley?

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 Dudley garages offer home collection and delivery for car battery replacement?

Yes, many garages in Dudley 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 Dudley.

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

Yes, Dudley 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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Mechanics in and around Dudley

Recent Car Battery replacement quotes in Dudley

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£97.39

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Volkswagen Polo
Cradley Heath
£230.61

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Brierley Hill
£176.31

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

BMW 3 Series
Bilston
£100.64

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Vauxhall Astra
Bilston

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