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187 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 15 years of experience

With over 10 years experience I have worked at a wide range of companies such as Mercedes, Hyundai, Vauxhall and also Halfords Autocentre for 10 years! I bring the experience I have gained to my own business...

671 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 30 years of experience

Hi, I’ve been a mechanic since leaving school and have owned and operated my own garage since I was 25 , were you could that I’ve done most jobs on a wide range of vehicles. I’d like to say that my workmans...

698 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 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...

15 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 5 years of experience

Has your car broken down? Trying to find a reliable mechanic? Pick up the phone and call us. We will send our mechanic to repair your vehicle. No matter how big or small the repair work is, we will do our be...

10 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 20 years of experience

I have experience in dealing with all makes and models from engine rebuilding to services. Our garage offers MOT, air conditioning services, diagnostics. Engine Rebuild Service Center has the equipment and e...

66 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 10 years of experience

I Zaki Bahar Company Director of BMC SERVICES LIMITED , Have over 10 years of experience in the motor industry. I have qualified professionals working in my team to provide quality service. Personally, I'm ...

198 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 15 years of experience

Have 15 years of experience as an mot inspector and can check if car is road legal and safe to drive

336 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 20 years of experience

Roadside Mobile Mechanics was set-up in 2018 as a new business by owner Joe Turley. Prior to this business, Joe has over 20 years mechanical experience working in both independent & main dealer garages as we...

38 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 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...

93 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 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...

26 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 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, ...

12 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 27 years of experience

I have been a mechanic for 27 years, dealing with all mechanical repairs and servicing of all types of vehicles. I am also a MOT tester and a specialist in DPF cleaning with a great level of customer service.

62 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 13 years of experience

I’m a friendly, experienced mobile mechanic offering a reliable service. With over 13 years previous experience working in established garages I can diagnose, repair & service most makes and models of car...

68 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 10 years of experience

I run a mobile mechanic business with over 10 years of experience, covering a large area (up to 50 miles radius) of Chelmsford. I am a specialist in automobile servicing, repairs and tuning. I am a Volkswag...

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in Essex?

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

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

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 Essex?

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 Essex?

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

Yes, many garages in Essex 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 Essex.

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

Yes, Essex 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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Recent Car Battery replacement quotes in Essex

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.

£113.15

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Citroen C1
Chelmsford
£237.44

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

Ford Kuga
Tilbury
£243.43

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

Skoda Citigo
Chelmsford
£148.69

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

SEAT Leon
Haverhill

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