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1557 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA, 92029

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Dealership Info

Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Fri9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 2 to set an appointment)
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 1 to set an appointment)
  • Sat - SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
Collision Center Hours:
  • Mon - Fri8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
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How Much is a Car Replacement Battery?

Car Battery

 

For the average driver in San Marcos who drives a MINI vehicle, you’ll expect to pay between $75 and $200 for a battery. MINI of Escondido has a great big selection of batteries and other parts for all types of MINI cars and since we’re a certified technician, we can put them in your vehicle and give you the peace of mind knowing you did it right. Learn more about car battery replacement services, how often to replace a car battery, and a lot more by going with MINI of Escondido.

When to Replace Your Car Battery

If you don’t know how often to replace your car battery, it’ll really come down to what climate your San Diego vehicle is in and the way in which you drive. Some warning signs that will tell you if a new battery is in your future include:

  • Slow cranking or sluggish start
  • Low fluid levels in the battery
  • Fluid leaking from the battery
  • A swelling or bloated battery case
  • The “Check Battery” light comes on

If you see any of these things happening, it might be time for service.

How to Lengthen Your Car Battery’s Life

Now that we’ve talked about the car battery replacement cost and when to replace your car battery, here are some tips on keeping your Carlsbad battery going for longer.

  • Limit the number of short trips you make. 
  • Make sure the battery is always tightly fastened in its compartment. 
  • When the engine is off, avoid using the headlights or interior lights. 
  • Remove any corrosion that builds up on the outside of the battery. 
  • Park in the shade to avoid battery overheating. 
  • Check the voltage (should be around 12.7 volts or above) monthly. 
  • Don’t let your car sit untouched for long periods of time. 

Scheduling Service Online Is Convenient

If you schedule service with MINI of Escondido, your battery will be kept in the best possible hands. Just fill out a little bit of information about your vehicle and we will get back to you promptly. We also have a variety of service specials that are sure to keep your car going for longer without taking too much money out of your pocket.

Your Service Needs Can Be Met With MINI of Escondido

Batteries have a limited lifespan and we at MINI of Escondido want to be the guardian angel to your precious automobile. We can help you with any questions that may face your vehicle and since we’re certified by MINI, we offer service a cut above your local mechanic. Contact us today and we’ll see what we can do.

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