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12 Reviews

Garage in London, 11 years of experience

I am fully qualified MOT Tester 11+ years experience car servicing, Clutch replacement, Tyres, repairs and performing Diagnostics on cars, Excellent technical knowledge of Domestic and Imported vehicles.

15 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London, 20 years of experience

I started very young in the automotor mechanics industry 3 years in a vehicle institute 2 in the university I worked in different garages all over South America 6 years as a savage cars rebuilder in Lon...

27 Reviews

Garage in London, 10 years of experience

I have been mot testing for nearly a decade now and have carried out diagnostics, battery replacement, services including brake pads and discs and other mechanical work. I have worked for multiple dealership...

574 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London, 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...

8 Reviews

Garage in London, 35 years of experience

At Tim's Auto Service we provide a wide range of services we have over 25years of experience in the motor trade and we guarantee all of our work. we do full engine rebuilds/ Engine swaps Servicing Diagnos...

101 Reviews

Garage in London, 7 years of experience

I work on clutches, full services, suspension and exhaust system, tyres, brakes and breakdown services.

30 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London, 18 years of experience

I’ve worked in the motor industry for over 18 years now my main experience is with all makes and models but my specialty is in jaguar and German makes of car as I spent most of my career in jaguar, BMW and M...

178 Reviews

Garage in London, 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...

37 Reviews

Garage in London, 8 years of experience

An experienced mechanic working on all types of cars from classics to super cars. Offering all general mechanics works, inspections, servicing and MOT’s

94 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London, 20 years of experience

I have been in the industry for 20 years. Some of the services I offer include MOT failures, brakes, suspension, clutches, cambelt replacement, diagnostics, ABS, airbags. I take pride in my work and customer...

23 Reviews

Garage in London, 25 years of experience

Professional Car Services Since 2008 At W&M MOTORS we pride ourselves on having a team of professional and friendly mechanics who can service any car make or model. We have been in business since 2008 b...

1028 Reviews

Garage in London, 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...

103 Reviews

Garage in London, 10 years of experience

SDS MOTORS is a family company responsible for inspecting and repairing vehicles, diagnosing problems and performing maintenance work on them. Shpetim the mechanic of the company has more than 10 years of...

Frequently asked questions about car battery replacement & repairs in London

Read our answers to questions about car battery replacement costs, symptoms and more.

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

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 London?

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 London?

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

Yes, many garages in London 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 London.

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

Yes, London 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.

How much does a car battery replacement cost in London?

The average cost of a car battery replacement in London varies between £162 and £217, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.

These estimates may include Stop/start Battery, Battery and/or Stop/start Battery.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a car battery replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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