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Need help with battery replacement

  • Towing or transporting your car
  • Replacement service: removing the dead car battery
  • New battery installation
  • Old battery disposal
  • Car battery purchase
  • … or anything else
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Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
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No job too big or too small
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Recent Car Battery Replacement reviews in East Melbourne

"👍🏻excellent"

Charge car battery

$20

"Very helpful and I learned a lot as well!"

Put a new battery in my motorbike.

$100

"Extremely kind and took his time to make sure my battery was running, even though it was completely dead. I will definitely use him again."

Stronge battery charger

$20

"Thanks for you help troubleshooting this French car :-) I appreciate it. "

Jump start a car battery

$25

"Absolute Legend, came on short notice. Thanks mate!"

Need to borrow a charged makita battery asap

$30

"Amazing service . Knowledgeable !"

Ford Fiesta: Jump start battery - Kew 3101

$50

What's the average cost of a car battery replacement specialist in East Melbourne

$33 - $52

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$33

median

$50

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$52

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Average reviews for Car Battery Replacement Services in East Melbourne

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What do Car Battery Replacement services include?

Car battery replacement services usually include several steps. First, your car is towed to the garage. Mechanics then remove the old, damaged or non-working car battery. They then install the new car battery. If you haven’t bought the new battery yet, most hired mechanics or specialists can make the purchase for you, if their garage doesn’t have the right battery for your car in stock.

Note that this service is for replacing batteries of conventional engines instead of electric cars. This service also does not imply replacing the batteries in car key fobs.

Towing or transporting your car

Since you won’t be able to start your car, you’ll need a way to transport your car to the garage to get serviced. Some mechanics may offer a towing or transport service to get your car to their garage. Mechanics can attach your car to a tow truck, or place it on a flatbed truck. Your chosen mechanic should be able to tow or transport your car without damaging it.

Replacement service: removing the dead car battery

Your mechanic removes the old battery from your car, regardless of its make, model, and brand. Whether it is a Nissan, Ford, Mazda, BMW, Volvo or other car brands, they can remove the old battery. Mechanics disconnect the terminals to ensure their safe removal. The old battery is placed on a stack of old newspapers or cloth to catch any leaking liquids. Mechanics use safety gloves, and a mask and goggles as batteries contain dangerous substances like acid.  

New battery installation

Mechanics can put in your new battery while following best practices. Once the old battery is removed, they clean the battery terminals and clamps to prevent grounding, decreased conductivity or other issues. The mechanic uses a wire brush, baking soda and water to clean out the terminals and clamps, removing dirt, corrosion, or residue. After installing the new battery, the mechanic tests it by starting up your car, activating the wipers, radio, or other electronic accessories.

Old battery disposal

This is another service that your mechanic can do for you, as you cannot toss old car batteries in the rubbish bin. Old batteries have dangerous chemicals that pose a serious health hazard. The mechanic can take your old battery to a recycling centre or treatment facility. Be sure to list this as part of your service, unless you already have a recycling centre or garage in mind to take the old battery.

Car battery purchase

If you don’t have a replacement battery ready and the garage doesn’t stock the right one, some mechanics may offer this service for a small fee. Be sure to provide the mechanic with the money to buy the new car battery for you. Your mechanic can go to the shop, get the right battery then return to the garage to install the new battery straight away.

Recent Car Battery Replacement tasks in East Melbourne

Checking installation of second battery

$50

Kew VIC 3101, Australia

6th Jul 2022

I have installed a second battery and it doesn't seem to be working. I'd really appreciate if you could please check it. Thank you in advance.

Battery's dead , need jump start for my moped

$50

Burwood VIC 3125, Australia

14th Feb 2022

Moped SYM Classic 125, battery seems to be dead. I do not have the jump start cables needed for the moped. Need someone to come and inspect the moped and check battery. - Due date: Flexible

Change battery

$150

Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

24th Oct 2021

Change battery on motorbike - Due date: Before Tuesday, 26th Oct 2021

Fix my dewalt 12.0ah battery

$5

Box Hill VIC 3128, Australia

26th Jul 2021

Battery at one bar and showed full charged. And stop charging at one bar.

I need electric bike battery repair

$100

Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

26th Jun 2021

48v battery not charging. Still discharging and working otherwise. Either a fried charging jack or bms fault. Need repair done quickly. Bms is 25a discharge rating.

Smoke alarm battery check & change batteries

$50

Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

14th Jan 2021

Need to check two smoke alarms, replace battery if required. Photos attached.

Stronge battery charger

$20

Kew VIC 3101, Australia

25th Aug 2020

I need someone with a jump starter jump start my car in Kew.

Extremely kind and took his time to make sure my battery was running, even though it was completely dead. I will definitely use him again.

Change smoke detector battery

$60

Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

3rd Jul 2022

Smoke alarm low battery, please help me get the new battery and replace it - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 4 July 2022

Install Motorcycle Battery

$100

Hawthorn VIC, Australia

16th Jan 2022

Hi, I need someone to help install my motorcycle battery and get it up and running. I have purchased a new battery however can't seem to start it up. - Due date: Flexible

Joel was an absolute pleasure to work with! Very helpful and informative, went the extra mile. Strongly recommend his services, especially with motorcycles.

Dash cam battery - hard wire

$90

Blackburn VIC, Australia

9th Sep 2021

Hi I need a dash cam battery hard wired into my car. The car has a Thinkware dash cam already installed - hardwired with front and rear cameras. So need the battery pack to go into the existing system. Battery pack is: Thinkware IVOLTMN 4500mAh External Battery iVolt Mini for Dash Camera

David did an excellent job on Thinkware battery pack for dash cam in Porsche Macan. Thorough and professional. Highly recommended.

Replace battery in smoke alarm

$50

Hawthorn East VIC, Australia

21st Jul 2021

Replace the battery in my electrical smoke alarm.It beeps intermittently now and then making me think it has a battery in it.

Jump my car battery

$10

Fitzroy North VIC 3068, Australia

10th Jun 2021

Car flat, need a jump. Car is accessible and ready

Perfect! Great bloke.

Fix my ebike battery and charger

$40

Hawthorn VIC, Australia

20th Oct 2020

My ebike battery is not charging when plugged in. It is a new one that I bought 5 months ago and rarely used. Can I have someone with electrical knowledge fix it before 25 Oct ?

Replace car battery

$50

Hawthorn East VIC 3123, Australia

26th Jul 2022

Replace car battery for a infinity Q50. Battery will be supplied - Due date: Flexible

Duel battery/fridge slide

$200

Camberwell VIC, Australia

8th Mar 2022

Hi, I’d like to have a new Kickass battery box wired up. I also have a base for the battery box that needs to be fitted. I’d also like a fridge slide fitted. 2021 Hilux with ARB canopy. I’m pretty flexible on dates.

Fix my electric bike, battery not working

$150

Blackburn South VIC, Australia

23rd Nov 2021

Electric bike not working, purchased new battery however still not working. Requires fix with electrics. Please call to discuss Blackburn location

Smoke alarm battery

$50

Doncaster VIC, Australia

9th Aug 2021

Replacement of battery in smoke alarm.

Fred was very efficient and communication A+ - would highly recommend.

Battery change

$50

Kew VIC 3101, Australia

18th Jul 2021

I am looking to change a new battery over from a Holden Barina to a Nissan Micra as the Barina broke down.

Very nice guy and knows a lot.

Supply and replace supercharge car battery

$250

Balwyn North VIC, Australia

28th Jan 2021

Supply and replace supercharge car battery for a Merc E300 coupe in Balwyn North.

Need to install new battery in my motorbike

$60

Hawthorn East VIC, Australia

19th Oct 2020

I have a Honda CB-125e . Its an entry level easy bike. I have taken out old battery, but cannot start the bike with the newly bought battery. Bike makes noise but doesn't start. Need help to start my bike and replace engine oil. This job would be a quick and easy one if you know bikes.