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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 completely, or leave the radio too long without your engine running. One of the most prevalent car problems is a dead battery. But when does your Audi S3 battery need to be replaced? Here are a few symptoms that may illustrate your S3 battery needs to be looked at by a Audi mechanic or replaced.

  • Check Engine Light - the check engine light usually turns on when your battery is losing charge.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's known for battery fluid and disparate fluid leaks to cause excessive corrosion which is an apparent sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build mostly and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your Audi S3 battery.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the vehicle, it takes longer than normal to roll over or start.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is low, you need to have the battery and charging system tested.

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 certified technicians that can help scan what is untrue with your battery. Our Audi factory-trained mechanics can change your S3 battery quickly at competitive prices.Sometimes it is just a poor battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose elements might get your Audi S3 started again. We will check your battery for all classic fixes such as examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Our specific goal is client service unlike many diverse auto repair shops. Outstanding service and affordable costs are just two of many reasons people do business with Audi North Atlanta.

Audi S3 Battery Replacement

Replacing some types of batteries, chiefly in newer models, can be very tricky as hood room in vehicles continues to shrink to improve performance. Because of this, some batteries can be rigid to access. You'll want to check your Audi S3 owner's manual for correct information on where your battery is located. Oddly enough, some batteries can be located under the floorboard or in the trunk, however, this is extremely scarce.

How to replace your battery:

  1. Make sure your engine is off - refer to your vehicle manual to locate the battery.
  2. Use a wrench to loosen the bolt that holds the black negative battery cable.
  3. Carefully remove the cable by twisting and pulling - do not use too much 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.

Audi S3 Battery Cost

When you're shopping for a Audi S3 battery, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost.What size engine does your Audi S3 have? What size battery do you need in your Audi? What is the brand of the battery? Will you require our dealership to replace your battery or are you just looking to purchase the battery and establish it yourself? These are just some of the frequent questions you should look into before choosing a individual battery or replacement at Audi North Atlanta. Call us at 7706189076 and let our experts find the right battery for your Audi S3.

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

Audi S3 Battery Price

Audi S3 pricing is also heavily dependent on whether or not you want to set up the new battery yourself or have Audi North Atlanta set up it for you. Over the years, hood space has shrunk as the performance of vehicles has increased and as a result, sometimes the battery is not easily ready for use. If that’s the case or you'd like a Audi trained technician to set up your battery, the price of labor may add an further $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The excellent news is Audi North Atlanta offers many services and parts specials when it comes to automobile batteries, and in many cases if you purchase a battery at Audi North Atlanta, we may be able to set up your battery at no further cost. Contact Audi North Atlanta to learn more about battery installation today.

How do Audi S3 batteries work?

So, how do car batteries work? Most car batteries rely on a lead-acid chemical reaction to get your car off & working. 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. You can find out more about back-up types of batteries by reaching out to one of our service specialists. We offer a divergent selection and the best costs on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. If you are considering for a battery for your Audi S3, count on Audi North Atlanta. With the help of our Audi S3 battery experts, we will get you back on the road expeditiously. Book your service appointment online today or call us at 7706189076 with any questions. We look forward to working with you!

How often should you replace your Audi S3 battery?

Every 3 to 5 years, but you should have your battery tested generally for drops in voltage to make sure it's operating at a high level. Car batteries frequently carry 12 to 13 volts unless you have a high-performance battery. Anything higher than 13 volts may indicate a faulty battery.

Audi S3 Battery

Your Audi S3 battery will naturally last between 3 to 5 years, but that can alter heavily depending on weather conditions battery size, type of battery, and driving habits. Even still, just because your battery isn't entirely dead, doesn't mean it's operating at optimal levels. For that reason, it is essential to have your battery inspected every 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 vehicle during every 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 Audi S3 can put pressure on the alternator or the starter to improve power. Drawing excessive power to compensate for the loss of energy from the battery can make your engine run exterior of ideal conditions. In the end, this is going to cost you more money to fix. It's extremely essential for your Audi battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

Be satisfied 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 Audi S3 battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working accurately, it can cause the battery to deposit any its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off. If your Audi S3 battery warning light comes on while driving, be satisfied to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t deposit further. The warning light commonly means that the alternator isn’t working accurately meaning you are operating solely on battery power.If you have multiple warning lights come on comprising the battery light, then pull over to a safe location if conceivable. It's also conceivable that your Audi S3 serpentine belt has malfunctioned.Another possible symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels big. If the dash lights hint overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. If you're near Atlanta and need service, give Audi North Atlanta a call at 7706189076. We can even arrange to have your Audi S3 brought in to us.

Audi S3 Battery Coupons & Specials in Atlanta

You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here. From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to immense discounts on battery parts, Audi North Atlanta has you covered. Audi North Atlanta offers monthly battery coupons for your Audi S3.Our Audi S3 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 deductions, give us a call at 7706189076 straightaway.

How do you know if your Audi S3 needs a new battery?

The most natural symptoms of detrimental Audi S3 batteries are if your car is slow to start after turning the key, or if your battery cables and connectors show signs of colossal corrosion. You may also notice a 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 Audi S3. Give our consultants at Audi North Atlanta a call or book an online appointment here.

How long do Audi S3 batteries last?

Audi S3 batteries ordinarily last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on the type of battery, weather conditions, driving habits, and more. You can prolong the life of your S3 battery by:

  • Proactively testing your battery
  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your car can loosen the connections and rattle your battery's components?
  • Keeping your vehicle stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • Starting your Audi S3 continuously is exceptional. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the appropriate cleaning solution & a wire brush.

Are Audi S3 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 few reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • S3 Batteries with cracks
  • S3 Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • S3 Batteries connected to non-OEM components
  • S3 Batteries that have been recharged

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

This can be a severe question to explanation. There are innumerable factors that go into determining the "best" car battery, as innumerable car batteries are designed with substitute factors in mind. Contact the consultants at Audi North Atlanta and we will be able to help determine the best car battery for your Audi S3 based on your needs and driving habits. Accepted car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few.