Your vehicle's battery provides energy to start the engine, and it supplies power to accessories when the engine is not running. Winter cold and summer heat can affect battery health, so let our factory-trained experts diagnose, service, and — if needed — replace the battery in your vehicle. Our modern service facility is the trusted source of battery service in Tallahassee, servicing all makes and models, Chevrolet and otherwise! Learn more about scheduling car battery replacement service with us below.
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Car Battery Replacement Service: We'll Help You Find the Right Fit
Should you need to replace your vehicle's battery, we proudly offer a wide range of ACDelco auto batteries for a great combination of longevity, power, and affordability. Don't wait until your battery dies — have us check your battery's health by booking a service visit today.
WARNING SIGNS OF A BAD BATTERY
How will you know when it's time to schedule car battery replacement service near Crawfordsville? Here are some warning signs of a battery on its last leg:
- Your headlights are dimming
- Instead of the engine turning over, you hear a clicking sound
- Sluggish engine crank
- You have to press the gas pedal to get your car started
If you experience any of these problems, visit Dale Earnhardt Jr Buick GMC for battery service in Tallahassee. We'll inspect your battery, and if it's time for replacement, we'll quote you an affordable price for a new ACDelco battery. We frequently update our service and parts specials to include convenient savings on battery service, including new battery discounts.
Before you visit us for car battery replacement service near Quincy, you may have some additional questions regarding batteries and maintenance. We've provided in-depth answers to some common questions below, but you're welcome to contact us anytime for personalized assistance!
Why won't my vehicle start?
There are numerous reasons why a vehicle won't start. If it's related to the battery, the starter will generally not crank the engine. This is the telltale "click, click, click" you hear when you turn the key or push the start button that lasts for about 10 seconds. The battery voltage and charging information in the Driver Information Center (DIC) can also make you aware if the alternator is not charging the battery properly or if a loose battery or starter cable is causing a problem.
Do I need to charge my battery after I jump-start my vehicle?
In most instances, driving will recharge the battery fully in 1-2 hours unless there is an issue with the vehicle. If your vehicle does not restart after driving it, have it towed to your nearest Certified Service experts to have a diagnosis performed.
What are the main causes of automotive battery failure?
Batteries wear out over time, but issues such as improperly connected accessories, infrequent startup, hot temperatures, and high cranking currents caused by freezing temperatures (32 degrees Fahrenheit or colder) can lead to battery failure.
Can preventive maintenance improve battery life?
The best thing that you can do is have your Certified Service technician perform a test on your battery when you get your oil changed. This helps monitor the status of the battery and helps prevent you from being in a situation where your vehicle won't start.
How often should I change my battery?
Vehicle batteries last 3-5 years on average depending on a number of factors, including driving habits and climate. In general, warmer climates will shorten the life of a battery. Also, long periods of time spent in a discharged state tend to increase damage due to sulfation.
What if I'm not sure the problem is my battery?
Your Certified Service experts can give you a no-charge battery test to determine if your battery needs replacing or if there is an issue with another charging component.