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Total number of car battery replacement reviews in North East Scotland

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Recent Car Battery Replacement Mechanic Reviews in North East Scotland

55 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

I started my career in a Fiat/Hyundai dealership for 2 years and completed my apprenticeship with a VW/Audi garage and was there 3 years. I moved to work in auto electrics for 4 years to gain more experie...

12 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 13 years of experience

Here are DM Motors we do anything from; Vehicle serving and repairs MOT, MOT repairs and MOT prep work Diagnostic work with the latest diagnostic software Working on All makes and models With over 10 ...

107 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 23 years of experience

We are a small independent garage based in the Woodside area of Aberdeen.

80 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in North East Scotland, 15 years of experience

I began my career with a local engineering firm where I worked to gain an engineering certificate before getting into the Motor Industry. During my 15 years in the trade I qualified as a HGV/LGV technician a...

35 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving North East Scotland, 30 years of experience

Having worked in the motor trade for over 30 years I have a wealth of experience working on all types of vehicle from cars to large goods, plant and agricultural vehicles.

JOHN, Aberdeen 25th October 2022

Kia Picanto • Additional work following previous booking

15 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Dundee, 19 years of experience

I began my career with Arnold Clark (Nissan) in 2001 for 9 years. I then moved to an independent garage called Pilot Garage in Dundee for 3 years. I moved into the world of contract work after this and I was...

6 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 25 years of experience

The very latest in diagnostic equipment is available in our workshop and using innovative technology, fault finding has become our specialty. Experienced technicians assure that clients’ vehicles are service...

5 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

I have been working as automobile mechanic for over two decades ,I have also work as technician and mot tester for various garages I carry out all repairs and full vehicle maintenance and diagnostics suc...

13 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 30 years of experience

Automotive Service and on site repairs to most makes of vehicles with fixed priced servicing and no hidden costs we come to you for all your automotive needs with a low cost call out fee on non starters & br...

3 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 15 years of experience

15 years experience in the trade gaining experience across a vast range of vehicles, makes and models, working up from apprentice to workshop manager and now business owner.

4 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 31 years of experience

We have over 30yrs experience in vehicle repairs, we cover Breakdowns, Services, All Vehicle Repairs, Remapping, MOT's, Mobile Mechanics, Vehicle Recoveries. We're here to help you get your vehicle back o...

5 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

Hi i have been in the Motor trade since I left school. I've always had a keen interest in cars I see it as hobby not a job! I started as a apprentice in a family run garage that bought and sold prestige cars...

9 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

We are approachable, honest, knowledgeable and very experienced in diagnosing, problem solving and repairing all types of cars and light commercial vehicles. As a qualified mechanical engineer and MOT tester...

5 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

20+ years in vehicle diagnostic and repairs. with dealership experience in Toyota, Mazda, Peugeot. Mobile auto electrician service with extensive diagnostic equipment on hand at all times. All repairs...

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in North East Scotland?

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

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement in North East Scotland 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 North East Scotland?

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 North East Scotland?

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 North East Scotland?

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 North East Scotland garages offer home collection and delivery for car battery replacement?

Yes, many garages in North East Scotland 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 North East Scotland.

Can North East Scotland mobile mechanics do car battery replacement at my home or office?

Yes, North East Scotland 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 North East Scotland

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.

£269.35

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

BMW 2 Series
Ellon
£224.68

Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)

Nissan Juke
Stonehaven
£160.41

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

BMW 6 Series
Stonehaven
£104.57

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Peugeot 108
Aberdeen

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