How to change a car battery
Car batteries do not last forever, and it is most likely that you will need to replace a battery on a car you own at some time.
Where is my car battery ?
Which battery do I need ?
You can walk into most shops and tell them the make, model and year of your car and they will be able to provide you with the correct battery.
You can do the same when you buy online, choose a reputable website and
enter your car details and then you should get a price back.
Most car batteries have stickers on them normally stating the 'Amps' and
Also, the 'owners manual' for your car or a Haynes Manual should tell you what battery you need for your car.
IMPORTANT - never fit a smaller battery than was originally fitted by
the manufacturer, it will not last and you will be asking for trouble.
How do I change my battery ?
The video below will take you through the steps of changing your car battery and show you the tools that you need.
It is not a difficult job and should only take about 5 to 15 minutes.
WARNING - BATTERIES ARE HEAVY !!
It is always best to get your battery changed if you are in any doubt about how well it is working. Get it changed before it completely dies and causes you loads of trouble.
Imagine getting stranded somewhere thinking ;
"now I wish I had gotten that battery changed".
As we said, most car batteries cost between £25 and £40, so the cost of one night out could ensure you continue with trouble free motoring.