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Common Car Battery Issues & Problems - How Do You Know If Your Car Needs A New Battery?

We have all been there, whether you leave your lights on, don't close a door utterly, or leave the radio too long without your engine running. One of the most exceedingly common vehicle problems is a dead battery. But when does your 2013 Audi A7 battery need to be replaced? Here are a few crucial symptoms that may reveal your A7 battery needs to be looked at by a Audi mechanic or replaced.

  • Check Engine Light - the exceedingly conspicuous check engine light usually turns on when your battery is losing charge.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is low, you need to have the battery and charging system tested rapidly.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the car, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's common for battery fluid and other fluid leaks to cause needless corrosion which is an evident sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build usually and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2013 Audi A7 battery.

How long do 2013 Audi A7 batteries last?

2013 Audi A7 batteries ordinarily last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on driving habits, the type of battery, weather conditions, and more. You can prolong the life of your A7 battery by:

  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the appropriate cleaning solution & a wire brush.
  • Keeping your car stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • Proactively testing your battery
  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your vehicle can loosen the connections and extremely rattle your battery's components?
  • Starting your 2013 Audi A7 consistently is important. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Contact the adept experts at Audi North Atlanta and we will be able to help determine the best car battery for your 2013 Audi A7 based on your needs and driving habits. This can be a tough question to answer. There are many factors that go into determining the "best" car battery, as many car batteries are designed with different factors in mind. Popular car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few.

2013 Audi A7 Battery Price

2013 Audi A7 pricing is also massively dependent on whether or not you want to install the new battery yourself or have Audi North Atlanta install it for you. Over the years, hood space has shrunk as the performance of vehicles has dramatically increased and as a result, sometimes the battery is not easily ready. If that’s the case or you'd like a Audi trained technician to install your battery, the price of labor may add an additional $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The good news is Audi North Atlanta offers a variety of services and parts specials when it comes to car batteries, and in many cases if you purchase a battery at Audi North Atlanta, we may be able to install your battery at no additional cost. Contact Audi North Atlanta to learn more about battery installation today.

Are 2013 Audi A7 batteries covered under warranty?

Most genuine OEM Audi batteries sold at Audi North Atlanta are covered under some type of warranty for potentially up to 24 months. Give us a call at 7706189076 so we can look up the battery that was installed and confirm the warranty for you. There are a variety of reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • A7 Batteries that have been recharged
  • A7 Batteries with cracks
  • A7 Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • A7 Batteries connected to non-OEM components

How do you know if your 2013 Audi A7 needs a new battery?

The most common symptoms of bad 2013 Audi A7 batteries are if your car is slow to start after turning the key, or if your battery cables and connectors show signs of heavy corrosion. You may also notice a noisy clicking sound when turning the key or if your electronics work but the car won't start. These are all tell tale signs of failing batteries on your 2013 Audi A7. Give our experts at Audi North Atlanta a call or book an online appointment here.

Audi North Atlanta Battery Replacement & Audi Batteries for sale

Call Audi North Atlanta at 7706189076 or schedule battery service online for the fastest battery replacement in Roswell GA. At Audi North Atlanta, our service team is comprised of Audi proficient certified mechanics that can help diagnose what is wrong with your battery. Our Audi OEM-Certified mechanics can change your A7 battery instantly at tremendously ambitious prices.Sometimes it is just a poor battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose components might get your 2013 Audi A7 started again. We will check your battery for any simple fixes such as meticulously examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Our primary goal is client service unlike many other auto repair shops. Outstanding service and affordable prices are just two of many reasons people do business with Audi North Atlanta.

2013 Audi A7 Battery Coupons & Specials in Atlanta

From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to huge discounts on battery parts, Audi North Atlanta has you covered. Audi North Atlanta offers monthly battery coupons for your 2013 Audi A7. You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here.Our Audi A7 technicians are standing by to help you with all your automotive service needs. If you can't find the battery you're looking for or want to speak to someone about our monthly discounts, give us a call at 7706189076 today.

2013 Audi A7 Battery

Your 2013 Audi A7 battery will generally last between 3 to 5 years, but that can fluctuate heavily depending on weather conditions type of battery, battery size, and driving habits. Even still, just because your battery isn't absolutely dead, doesn't mean it's operating properly. For that reason, it is exceedingly essential to have your battery inspected each time you visit a service center. Hopefully, you're a client of Audi North Atlanta and you will always receive a free multi-point inspection of your car during each service visit. Inspecting your battery and battery cables is part of this process. If you leave your battery unchecked, when it's not running at optimal levels your 2013 Audi A7 can put pressure on the alternator or the starter to improve power. Drawing needless power to compensate for the loss of energy from the battery can make your engine run outside of ideal conditions. In the end, this is going to cost you more capital to fix. It's exceedingly essential for your Audi battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

2013 Audi A7 Battery Cost

When you are buying for a 2013 Audi A7 battery, there are a few things that you need to regularly keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost.Will you require our dealership to replace your battery or are you just looking to purchase the battery and install it yourself? What size engine does your 2013 Audi A7 have? What size battery do you need in your Audi? What is the brand of the battery? These are just some of the many questions you should look into before choosing a specific battery or replacement at Audi North Atlanta. Call us at 7706189076 and let our experts find the right battery for your 2013 Audi A7.

The most directly correlated aspect of a battery's price is its size. The larger the battery the larger the Amp Hour rating of your battery, meaning it will provide more amps of electrical current per hour.

Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

If your 2013 Audi A7 battery warning light comes on while driving, be sure to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t drain further. The warning light normally means that the alternator isn’t working properly, meaning you are operating solely on battery power. Be sure to turn off the radio, air conditioner, and the lights unless you are driving at night. The purpose of the alternator is to charge your 2013 Audi A7 battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working properly, it can cause the battery to utterly drain all its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off.It's also immensely possible that your 2013 Audi A7 serpentine belt has malfunctioned. If you have numerous warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a secure location if possible.If the dash lights indicate overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. Another conceivable sign that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels heavy. If you're near Atlanta and need immediate service, give Audi North Atlanta a call at 7706189076. We can even arrange to have your 2013 Audi A7 brought in to us.

How do 2013 Audi A7 batteries work?

So, how do vehicle batteries work? Most vehicle batteries rely on a lead-acid chemical reaction to get your vehicle off & running. These types of batteries are considered part of the “SLI” category. SLI stands for “starting, lighting, and ignition.” This type of battery produces energy in order to power your lights, accessories, and engine. Once the energy reaches your engine, the alternator provides power. If you are shopping for a battery for your 2013 Audi A7, count on Audi North Atlanta. We offer a great selection and the best prices on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. You can discover more about other types of batteries by reaching out to one of our helpful service specialists. Book your service appointment immediately online today or call us at 7706189076 with any questions. With the help of our 2013 Audi A7 battery experts, we will get you back on the road expeditiously. We look forward to working with you!

How often should you replace your 2013 Audi A7 battery?

Every 3 to 5 years, but you should have your battery tested ordinarily for extreme drops in voltage to make sure it's operating at a dependable level. Car batteries usually transmit 12 to 13 volts unless you have a high-performance battery. Anything higher than 13 volts may reveal a broken battery.

2013 Audi A7 Battery Replacement

Replacing some types of batteries, exceptionally in newer models, can be immensely tricky as hood space in vehicles continues to shrink to improve performance. Because of this, some batteries can be difficult to access. You'll want to check your 2013 Audi A7 owner's manual for detailed advice on where your battery is located. Oddly enough, some batteries can be located under the floorboard or in the trunk, however, this is exceedingly rare.

How to replace your battery:

  1. Make sure your engine is totally off - refer to your vehicle manual to locate the battery.
  2. Use a wrench to loosen the bolt slightly that holds the black negative battery cable.
  3. Carefully remove the cable by twisting and pulling - do not use substantial force or any metal objects to pry the cable away from the battery. This can damage the cable.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove the positive (red) battery cable.
  5. Locate the clamp that holds the battery in place and remove it with a wrench or ratchet.
  6. At this point, you should be able to easily remove the battery. Careful, it will be heavy.
  7. It is recommended that you clean the battery tray and any corrosion on the cables using a wire brush and proper battery cleaning solution.
  8. To install the new battery simply repeat the steps above.