Top Mechanics For Seat Car Battery Replacement & Repairs
Mobile mechanic in London, 9 years of experience
3 years at AVS where I started my mechanics as an apprentice, mastering general repairs and servicing on a wide range of vehicles , 2 years as a fast fitter in car giant. Perfecting replacing brakes, tyres ...
AL • 20th March 2023
SEAT Leon • Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)
Mobile mechanic in Northamptonshire , 28 years of experience
I started work with Ford dealership then moving to various dealers Vauxhall was my favourite. Once I qualified I went to work with the aa really enjoyed that job as it tested my knowledge and skill set. Move...
Garage in Surrey, 7 years of experience
Based in South London. Full Diagnostic, programming, coding, servicing, repairs on all makes. <a href='https://www.clickmechanic.com/' title='ClickMechanic'><img width='250' src='https://badges.clickme...
Garage in Willenhall , 20 years of experience
20 long years of experience, dealing with all work from servicing to diagnostics.
Mechanic was pleasant and completed job in a safe and appropriate manner. Wishing me a Happy Christmas 🎄 when he left and advice in relation to Car Battery/Winter maintenance.
When I text , Ed did get back straight away and it was a busy, freezing December day.
First time I used the service and excellent if you can’t get your car to garage or do not have roadside assistance.
Many thanks Deborah”
DEBORAH • 15th December 2022
SEAT Mii • Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)
Mobile mechanic in Maidenhead , 30 years of experience
I have worked in the car repair industry for over 30 years. Operating as a mobile mechanic in this area for over 25 years
Garage in Glasgow, 10 years of experience
I have been in the trade for over 10 years as a mechanic, working in franchise dealerships & performance targeted garages Including repair of emergency response vehicles. Specialist in all make/model servici...
Garage in Blandford, 20 years of experience
Mobile Mechanic with 20 years experience, all work completed to a high standard using manufacturer recognised parts. I’m in the military so split between the below locations, therefore able to complete work ...
Mobile mechanic in Bridgend, 12 years of experience
TeamK Mechanics offers repairs and servicing at customers location and convenience, this can be done while you are at home relaxing or while you are at work, removing wasted time sat in a garage waiting room...
Garage in Lydney , 10 years of experience
Bishop autos a local mobile mechanic business set up in 2012 we are a company specialising in the mobile repair, air con and computer diagnostics of today’s vehicles We specialise in Renault and Nissan ...
JESSICA • 23rd May 2022
SEAT Ibiza • Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)
Mobile mechanic in Chichester, 35 years of experience
Served a 4 year apprenticeship working for a local authority then moved on to dealerships. VW, Renault, Vauxhall and Landrover trained. Bosch trained, Electric and hybrid certified. air con certified, set u...
Garage in Coventry , 11 years of experience
i started my career as car audio fitter Ford Dagenham london 1993-1998 worked at my local garage in South Manchester called Hulme Car Repair for a short time before taking up a post with Star Auto Glass in...
CARLO • 22nd February 2022
SEAT Leon • Battery replacement (vehicles with stop/start system)
Garage in Maidenhead, 18 years of experience
I’ve been working in independent workshops for over 18years, dealing with EVERY make and model of vehicle, as not just a Technician, a workshop manager, diagnostics specialist, tyre fitter, fast fitter, veh...
Garage in London, 22 years of experience
I passed my NVQ level 1 and 2 in 1997-1998, since then I have been working for various different dealerships and motor factors.
Garage in Saffron Walden, 30 years of experience
I started out in a VW franchise dealer in 1997 undertaking my apprenticeship. Having spent 4 years there I moved onto a more senior role at another VW franchise dealership where I spent another 3 years. Foll...
JULIE • 5th January 2022
SEAT Ibiza • Battery condition check
Garage in Birmingham, 7 years of experience
I studied at City College in Birmingham and received my City & Guilds up to level 3 qualifications, after gaining my qualifications I have worked in the family business called AAR Servicing And Accident Repa...
Frequently asked questions about Seat car battery replacement & repairs
Read our answers to questions about car battery replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a vehicle’s battery replacement on my Seat 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 Seat 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 on my Seat?
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 often should you replace my Seat car battery?
Every battery will eventually lose its ability to provide the power for your car and all its electrical parts need to keep working. The problem is that the warning signs might give you very little notice that your car’s battery is about to fail completely.
Battery problems are the most common cause of callouts to vehicle recovery services, accounting for 1 in 5 faults, according to one major motoring organisation.
However, a lot of issues can be caused by incorrect battery replacement sequences. These days it's not always as simple as undoing the old one and popping the new one in its place. Some vehicles require the new battery to be registered and coded to the vehicles computer system for example or windows to be reset etc.
How do you know if your Seat 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 on Seat?
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 on Seat?
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 Seat?
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.
My Seat 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 should I do if my Seat battery dies?
If the battery is flat (for reasons such as leaving headlights on) then you can jump leads to jump start it. If the battery is dead, then you will need to replace the battery completely.
Before attempting to jump start your car, first check that the battery is not leaking any acid as it could be a safety hazard. You'll need another person with a car to help as the process of jump starting is a two person job.
- Find the positive and negative terminals on the battery and attach the jump leads.
- The positive terminal will usually be marked with a "+" sign, while the negative terminal will usually be marked with a "-" sign.
- Have the other person start their car and let it run for a few minutes which should help charge up your battery.
- Once your car starts, drive around for 30 mins or so to fully charge up the battery.
If jump starting doesn't work, the problem could be something else and you'll need to seek professional help from a mechanic or technician.
How long should I drive my Seat to charge the car battery?
30 minutes of driving should be an adequate time to charge the battery on most modern cars. However, this time can depend on a number of factors. For example, driving 30 minutes on a motorway may be enough to charge the battery while if you're driving around town, it may take 1-3 hours to charge it up.
What is the warranty on Seat 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.
How long can a battery in my Seat last without driving?
Typically, a car battery can last for up to 2 to 4 weeks without charging. In the case of relatively new and well-maintained car batteries, they can even last 2 months without a charge.
Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Seat car battery replacement?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a car battery replacement on your Seat. 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 on your Seat.
Can mobile mechanics do Seat car battery replacement at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a car battery replacement at your home or office on your Seat, 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 Seat car battery replacement cost?
The cost for a Seat car battery replacement depends on the model of your Seat. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.
These estimates may include Stop/start Battery, Battery and/or Stop/start Battery. We have quotes for 10 model ranges for Seat , Car Battery Replacement.
|SEAT Alhambra||£199||Get exact price|
|SEAT Altea||£211||Get exact price|
|SEAT Altea XL||£245||Get exact price|
|SEAT Arosa||£114||Get exact price|
|SEAT Cordoba||£87||Get exact price|
|SEAT Exeo||£210||Get exact price|
|SEAT Ibiza||£156||Get exact price|
|SEAT Leon||£191||Get exact price|
|SEAT Mii||£124||Get exact price|
|SEAT Toledo||£186||Get exact price|
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- SEAT Marbella
- SEAT Inca
- SEAT Leon ST
Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a car battery replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on 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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Mechanics that work on Seats
- A J Auto Services, Chudleigh
- Alpha Autos, Leeds
- Buntingford Auto Service Ltd, Buntingford
- Cardiff Trade Centre, Cardiff
- Dinapoli Motor Services, Cardiff
- Georgina Service Station, Bedfordshire
- Hack Auto Service Ltd, Bristol
- Jenkins Motor Services, Stirlingshire
- Motor Mechanic, Heywood
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- Tc Mobile Motors, Sittingbourne
- The Sussex Mobile Mechanic, Chichester