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How Often to Replace a Car Battery | Ray Catena Lexus of Larchmont

How Often to Replace a Car Battery

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Wondering how often to replace your car battery, so you can keep your Lexus running optimally and efficiently throughout Larchmont? While every four years is the generally recommended range for changing a car battery, there are other factors that may affect how often to replace car battery components. Read on below to discover what these various factors are, along with how to know if your car battery needs to be replaced!

What Affects How Often to Replace a Car Battery

The following factors can impact the frequency of how often your car battery will need to be replaced:

  • Extreme temperatures
  • Lots of jump-starts
  • Strenuous usage (constantly charging many devices, etc.)
  • Time

How to Know If Your Car Battery Needs to Be Replaced

If you are observing any of the following issues with your Lexus, it could indicate the need for a new battery:

  • Need for more frequent jumps
  • Strange smells
  • Engine cranks but won’t start
  • Engine clicks
  • Interior lights seem weaker
  • Check engine light flashes and stays illuminated
  • Battery looks swollen
  • Car won’t start at all

How to Test Your Car Battery

To rule out other potential causes of these issues, it’s helpful to know how to test a car battery. You can conduct this simple car battery test right at home right in your Mamaroneck driveway:

  • Headlight Road Test: Without starting your engine, turn on your headlights. After 10-15 minutes, take note of their brightness. It’s they have dimmed noticeably, your battery may be weak and ready for a replacement. This is a good, basic visual test.

How Much is a Replacement Car Battery?

Wondering how much is a replacement car battery? New Rochelle drivers can expect to pay anywhere between $75 and $120 for an average car battery, though premium options may range up to $200. Our Ray Catena Lexus of Larchmont service department can give you a more accurate estimate for how much a Lexus replacement battery will be when you contact us with your specific issue!

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Now that you have an idea of how often to replace your car battery and you know how to test your battery, be sure to browse our other service tips. Here at Ray Catena Lexus of Larchmont, we are always happy to be a resource for our Bronx neighbors!

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