Frequently Asked Questions
When do I need a new car battery?
- When the key is turned (or push-start button is pushed);
- There is a much slower ignition sound
- You hear clicking sounds
- There is no sound at all
- None of the electronics work, such as the central locking, lights, no lights on the dash.
- You have jump started the car several times.
- There are clumps of corrosion building up on the battery terminals.
- The best way to test if a battery requires changing is to have it tested with a battery tester.
How do I install a car battery?
First and foremost, to ensure quality and prevent risk of injury and damage to the sensitive electrical components in the car, we highly recommend a battery to be installed by a professional but if you are mechanically sound then a battery replacement can be relatively simple.
Click here for the instructions. Please note that some vehicles will require extra steps and precautions and this guide is primarily for the simple installations.
How much does it cost to replace a car battery?
This really depends on the specifications required by the vehicle but generally a battery can cost from approximately $100 all the way up to $400.
It may be more cost effective to replace the battery yourself, but for peace of mind and for speedy, professional services, paying for a professional install is always the better option.