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Recent Car Battery Replacement Mechanic Reviews in South Yorkshire

19 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 20 years of experience

CarFix owner Alec, is a fully qualified Master technician and Certified Automotive Engineer recognised by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) whom specialises in vehicle Diagnostics on both cars and li...

94 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in South Yorkshire, 15 years of experience

Having done my apprenticeship in an independent garage for 5 years then spending the Last year of the apprenticeship at Volkswagen and spent 7 years thereafter. Left VW for Peugeot then BMW for couple years....

96 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 9 years of experience

A-Z Fast Fit service centre LTD is a friendly, family run business and we have been serving the area's motorists, since 2007. We always fit OEM quality parts, all fully guaranteed for 12 months/12,000 miles ...

176 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 30 years of experience

Vauxhall gold technician , vw technician, bmw technician. Vw comercial technician .

78 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 18 years of experience

PK Autos established in 2017, PK Autos as been maintaining and repairing cars to the the highest possible standards. With over 17 years experience in a main dealer we can guarentee a main dealer experience a...

190 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

we are a family run business specialising in complex diagnostics issues and emissions problems including dpf filters we also have a fully equipped workshop to carry out general repairs and maintenance we are...

4 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

We understand how busy life can be so to make things easy we come to you at home at work or out and about. No hassle of booking into a garage. I am a fully qualified mechanic up to IMI level 3 and also have...

1495 Reviews

Garage in South Yorkshire, 8 years of experience

I started my career as a mechanic at BMW undertaking an apprenticeship which lasted 4 years. After learning all the tricks of the trade at BMW I then went onto Land Rover for 2 years further enhancing my ski...

66 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in South Yorkshire, 25 years of experience

I graduated from North Notts College and then moved on to do my apprenticeship at a placement in Retford, Nottinghamshire. The garage I worked out of specialized in Vauxhall repairs and servicing. I learned ...

173 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving South Yorkshire, 30 years of experience

I have worked for some of the UK’s largest names in motor vehicle repair/breakdown sector Establishing my own business in 2005 offering a professional,friendly and reliable mobile service covering most car...

132 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving South Yorkshire, 8 years of experience

Been a mechanic from school as i done mechanic courses in school and college with a pass! Worked in several mechanic garages working on all makes and models, light and commercial vehicles. Very good in takin...

39 Reviews

Garage serving South Yorkshire, 11 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at Porsche and spent 3 great years there before moving to a body-shop in Leeds for 2 years before deciding to move into teaching for a year and taught mechanical studies in Leed...

95 Reviews

Garage serving South Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

10 years experience as a mechanic, competent in all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair. STAR MOTORS cater for all makes/models & repairs but specialises in fast-fit work like Servicing, diagnostics...

637 Reviews

Garage serving South Yorkshire, 25 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at a small garage in Nottinghamshire called Underwood Garage and after my apprenticeship I worked in the business for 5 years. I worked in recovery after the garage as a dedicat...

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements in South Yorkshire?

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

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire?

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 South Yorkshire?

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 South Yorkshire?

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 South Yorkshire garages offer home collection and delivery for car battery replacement?

Yes, many garages in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire.

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

Yes, South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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.

£119.64

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Ford Transit
Doncaster
£116.89

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Nissan Juke
Sheffield
£107.79

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Volkswagen Polo
Rotherham
£127.61

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Nissan Primera
Sheffield

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