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77 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 9 years of experience

Hello, I’ve been working in the motor trade for 9 years working with the main dealer network and also roadside breakdown assistance. I cover all servicing, brake repairs and light repairs on all vehicles...

179 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 11 years of experience

I have over 10 years experience, working on everything from classic cars up to brand new vehicles. Having worked as a breakdown technician for a number of years, I possess excellent diagnostic skills. For me...

34 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 15 years of experience

I'm a mobile mechanic with wide range of experience with diagnostic , repair , electrical and electronics in automotive industry with 15 years of experience.

257 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 27 years of experience

Our team of hard working mechanics have many years of experience in the motor industry - this means that your vehicle will be left in good hands at our garage. We have excellent facilities that have the late...

37 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 21 years of experience

Feb 2018-Present: Mercedes-Benz Sparshatts, Commercials, Sittingbourne, Kent - Light Commercial Vehicle / Heavy Goods Vehicle Technician. Aug 2016-Jan 2018: Geoff Fisher Transport Ltd - HGV Technician. No...

ROBERT, Gravesend 15th August 2022

Renault Megane • Additional work following previous booking

5 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 7 years of experience

TDK Automotive have experience on all makes and models of vehicles, we carry out servicing, brakes, diagnostic, suspension work and much more at your home or place of work. With over 7 years of experience as...

13 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 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...

17 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 12 years of experience

SM MOBILE MECHANICS has 12 years of experience with 9 year of main dealer training. We work on all makes and models of vehicles

93 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 12 years of experience

Hi, My name is Terrence I have been a motor mechanic for 12 years. I can repair all cars and vans from diagnostic to electrical repairs. I carry out, services and cambelts and water pump suspension, brak...

115 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 10 years of experience

We are proud to offer you a first class customer service at a competitive price whether you are using our workshop, smart repair service or need your vehicle recovering due to a breakdown. So please brows...

7 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 6 years of experience

Although I've been fixing cars since my teens, I've come to professional auto mechanics a little later in life after working in other technical and public service fields. This gives me a wider perspective, a...

336 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 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...

28 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 25 years of experience

Worked within ford main dealerships attaining master tech qualification. Have worked in a fleet environment for Bt fleet servicing a variety of vehicles.

16 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 19 years of experience

Started at a Vauxhall main dealership where I worked there for 4 years before moving into the vehicle recovery and roadside assistance industry. I worked in this industry for 7 years before I decided to retu...

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in Kent?

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

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

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 Kent?

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 Kent?

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

Yes, many garages in Kent 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 Kent.

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

Yes, Kent 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 Kent

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£277.59

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

BMW 1 Series
Dover
£237.05

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

Audi A3
Ramsgate
£237.44

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

Ford Kuga
Tilbury
£230.37

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Citroen C3
Rochester

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