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5 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 15 years of experience

Technically oriented Technician Lead and Mechanic with over 15 years experience in the delivery of effective mechanical and technical support to service, troubleshoot and repair various vehicles, primarily ...

13 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 27 years of experience

Worked for Rover as an apprentice for 12 month moved to a Ford main dealer for 27 years. Now mobile mechanic L.S Auto's.

69 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 12 years of experience

I've been in the trade for 12 years and in that time i have worked at main dealers carrying out Diagnostic work as well as repairs of all sorts by following the main dealer expectations. I have also had expe...

402 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 20 years of experience

I began my mechanical career with Peugeot/Citroen where I completed my full apprenticeship and spent 4 years there. I moved to work with Renault for around 3 years before moving to VW/Audi for 4 years. I rel...

98 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 23 years of experience

In total I have over 20 years of experience. The last 11 years I have worked for Ford Service Centre where I have also carried cars and vans repairs.

2 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 5 years of experience

Here at Rheeside Group we are like a small family and we want the best for everyone, including our amazing customers. The areas we cover include Stotfold Arlesey Letchworth Baldock Hitchin Stevenage Royston ...

1 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 5 years of experience

We cover servicing, brakes, exhaust and mot prep. Key programming available on most cars Head gasket sniff test Pre purchase check

800 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 30 years of experience

We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...

62 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 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...

54 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 35 years of experience

I have worked as a mechanic for over 35 years. I have experience with all types of vehicles including American models. I also have a lot of experience in motorcycles and vans repairs and servicing . Worked ...

47 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 10 years of experience

Refinish Centre is an experienced repairer in Shefford specialising in automotive services, repairs and customisation Refinish Directors who have nearly a decade of experience in the trade, established th...

31 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 15 years of experience

I have 15 years on working with cars, motorbikes and commercial commercials vehicles. Some of the services I offer include, mobile mechanic service, diagnostic, service, brakes, suspension, exhaust systems, ...

32 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 6 years of experience

At speedy spanner ltd I am a mobile mechanic who aim to provide professional service it’s our dedication that differentiates us from other car repair shops. I am continuously training my self to provide t...

149 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 20 years of experience

I started off my career working with independent for 5 years. From there I moved to the main dealer RENAULT & NISSAN where I worked for a year doing every repair. Shortly after that I spent two years workin...

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in Hertfordshire?

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

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

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 Hertfordshire?

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 Hertfordshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire.

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

Yes, Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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.

£259.42

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

BMW X1
Dunstable
£228.89

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

MINI Mini
Royston
£108.47

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Peugeot 1007
Enfield
£126.03

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Honda CR-V
Ware

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