Car Battery Replacement Cost

Car Battery
 

If you’ve been noticing issues with starting your vehicle, it could be time for a new battery. If this is the case, you may be wondering about the car battery replacement cost. How much can you expect to pay for car battery replacement service? For the average battery, car battery replacement costs around Toms River generally range from $75 to $200. If you are also wondering when to replace your car battery, we cover the warning signs to look for as well as ways to prolong the life of your battery in the guide below.

 

 

When to Replace Your Car Battery

There are several factors that can affect how often you will need car battery replacement service. Those factors include climate, location, and your personal driving habits. Not sure when to replace your car battery? If you notice any of these warning signs below while you are out and about in Trenton, a failing battery could be the culprit:

  • Slow cranking or sluggish start
  • Low fluid levels in the battery
  • Fluid leaking from the battery
  • A swelling or bloated battery case
  • The “Check Battery” light comes on

If you are not sure how often to replace a car battery, a general rule of thumb is every three to five years.

How to Lengthen Your Car Battery’s Life

To prolong the time between car battery replacement service visits, these simple tips can help you get the most out of your vehicle’s battery:

  • Limit the number of short trips you make around Howell Township.
  • Ensure that the battery is always tightly fastened in its compartment.
  • When the engine is off, limit the use of the headlights and interior lights.
  • Remove battery corrosion.
  • Park in the shade when possible to keep the battery from overheating.
  • Check the voltage every month (should be around 12.7 volts or above).
  • Don’t let the car sit idle for extended periods.

Contact Automotive Avenues for More Information

Batteries don’t last forever, and more often than not, when your battery fails it’s simply due to old age. If you have questions about how to keep your vehicle running smoothly for many years to come, do not hesitate to reach out to us for helpful tips and information.

 

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