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26 Reviews

Coastal Car Tec

Garage in England, 28 years of experience

I have completed a trainee apprenticeship in a few firms: Hamilton Engineering in Bexhill-on-Sea & Stagecoach in Leonards-on-Sea & Anchor Service in Hastings and then after I went on to be workshop manager...


12th July 2016
“Great service ”

GARRY, BATTLE

Vauxhall/Opel Astra-G • Exhaust pipe replacement - front/downpipe


25 Reviews

Lio Car Repair Limited

Mobile mechanic in England, 7 years of experience

Lio Car repair limited has being in business for up to 3 years. However the mechanic Lio has being qualified with over 7 years of experience. he went to college to get his mechanic certificate. He has prev...



84 Reviews

A Tiger Motors

Garage in England, 30 years of experience

We have affordable solutions to all of these problems and more. From new tyres and brakes to MOT testing, we carry out all work promptly and efficiently at your convenience. You don't even need to worry a...



947 Reviews

R Bluck Motor Repairs

Mobile mechanic in England, 15 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...


29th July 2019
“Very knowledgable and carried out the work quickly and efficiently once the part had arrived.”

DAVID, MARLBOROUGH

BMW 5 Series • Suspension air spring replacement-rear offside


8 Reviews

Maxamy Mobile Autocare

Mobile mechanic in England, 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



12 Reviews

ZH Automotives

Garage in England, 10 years of experience

We are a small team of highly qualified and experienced technicians with over 10 years of professional dealership experience. We are experienced in all makes and models and are highly trained in mechanical, ...



13 Reviews

Ted's Garage

Garage in England, 10 years of experience

We have been working as an independent garage for a few years and we just heard about ClickMechanic. We have been working with a couple of delivery companies such as Amazon. We have been servicing and repair...



498 Reviews

Onsite Autos

Mobile mechanic in England, 11 years of experience

Shahid is very passionate about mechanics and is keen to deliver the best service possible. He was brought into the mechanics world by his father, whom owed his own garage. After completing his qualificat...



282 Reviews

C H Autocare

Mobile mechanic in England, 15 years of experience

15 years experience as a mechanic, 9 years spent as a commercial vehicle technician at ford. competent in all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair including diagnostics.



643 Reviews

Wrenchworks Automotive Ltd

Mobile mechanic in England, 10 years of experience

Having previously worked for one of the U.K largest used car dealership I gained valuable experience working with all makes and models for 6 years. I then moved on to work for a Jaguar Land Rover main deal...


Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in England?

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

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement 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.

Can I replace car battery myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a car battery replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

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?

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 often should you replace a car battery?

Every battery will eventually lose its ability to provide the power for your car and all its electrical parts need to keep working. The problem is that the warning signs might give you very little notice that your car’s battery is about to fail completely.

Battery problems are the most common cause of callouts to vehicle recovery services, accounting for 1 in 5 faults, according to one major motoring organisation.

However, a lot of issues can be caused by incorrect battery replacement sequences. These days it's not always as simple as undoing the old one and popping the new one in its place. Some vehicles require the new battery to be registered and coded to the vehicles computer system for example or windows to be reset etc.

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.

Can I still drive with a faulty battery?

If you suspect there is any issue with your battery or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic immediate effect. Driving with a dying or faulty battery can leave you stranded.

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

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?

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.

Should I charge or replace car battery?

Whether you need to replace or charge the battery will depend on the condition of the battery. If the battery is faulty then charging it will not help. If you're unsure whether you can still try charge your battery or if you need a new battery book an inspection wih a professional mechanic, they can check and advise on next steps.

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.

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Recent Car Battery replacement quotes in England

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£148.69

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Alfa Romeo Brera
Cambridge
£105.39

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Peugeot 107
Woking
£83.82

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Peugeot 207
Cheltenham
£111.78

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Vauxhall Insignia
Redhill