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Our expert insights into Vauxhall Commodore-A car battery replacement & fitting

Our expert insights into Vauxhall Commodore-A car battery replacement & fitting

What is a car battery replacement?

The car battery is responsible for powering all of the electric components in your car. A car battery is to have an expected lifespan of between 4 to 6 years.

What causes a car battery to stop working correctly?

On occasions when there has been excessive electrical use without your battery being recharged, your battery will be drained. If your car doesn’t start when you turn the ignition switch, especially when the engine doesn’t make any attempt to turn over, your battery could be flat.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your Vauxhall Commodore-A car battery replacement & fitting. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your car battery?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will inspect your battery and replace it wherever required.

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What is a car battery replacement?

The car battery is responsible for powering all of the electric components in your car. A car battery is to have an expected lifespan of between 4 to 6 years.

What causes a car battery to stop working correctly?

On occasions when there has been excessive electrical use without your battery being recharged, your battery will be drained. If your car doesn’t start when you turn the ignition switch, especially when the engine doesn’t make any attempt to turn over, your battery could be flat.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your Vauxhall Commodore-A car battery replacement & fitting. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your car battery?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will inspect your battery and replace it wherever required.

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should a car battery need replacing?

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Terry

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Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - COVID-19 Update

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How much does car battery replacement & fitting cost for Vauxhall Commodore-A?

How much does car battery replacement & fitting cost for Vauxhall Commodore-A?

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A typical car battery replacement & fitting in the UK costs around £125.41 - £150.49. Depending on your Vauxhall Commodore-A engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, the price of a car battery replacement & fitting on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in the UK in order to give you an idea of how much the car battery replacement & fitting should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
average price
exclusive priceInstant savings

Vauxhall Ampera

1.4 litres

£165.08 £134.1019%

Vauxhall Agila Enjoy 16v

1.2 litres

£158.11 £134.1015%

Vauxhall Corsa Life A/c

1.3 litres

£167.09 £134.1020%

Vauxhall Astra

1.4 litres

£185.55 £150.4919%

Vauxhall Antara E Cdti

2 litres

£148.61 £127.9014%

Vauxhall Agila

1.2 litres

£152.96 £127.9016%

Vauxhall Astra Active

1.6 litres

£152.67 £130.3815%

Vauxhall Antara Diamond Cdti

2.2 litres

£144.47 £125.4113%

Vauxhall Adam

1.4 litres

£147.93 £126.6514%

Vauxhall Agila Expression Twinport

1 litres

£164.04 £135.3517%

Vauxhall Ampera

1.4 litres

£165.08 £134.1019%

Vauxhall Corsa Life A/c

1.3 litres

£167.09 £134.1020%

Vauxhall Agila

1.2 litres

£152.96 £127.9016%

Vauxhall Agila Expression Twinport

1 litres

£164.04 £135.3517%

Vauxhall Agila Enjoy 16v

1.2 litres

£158.11 £134.1015%

* The cost of your car battery replacement & fitting depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about Vauxhall Commodore-A car battery replacement & fitting?

Want to learn more about Vauxhall Commodore-A car battery replacement & fitting?

What does a car battery do?

The car battery is responsible for powering all of the electric components in your car. As well as the lights, stereo, windscreen wipers, etc. it is also responsible for powering the ignition system that starts your engine and keeps it running.

How often should a car battery need replacing?

A car battery is to have an expected lifespan of between 4 to 6 years. This is dependent on several factors, for example, the quality of the battery, weather conditions, vehicle type, driving habits, and vehicle type.

The law, vehicle regulations, and your MOT

The physical condition of your battery will not cause your car to fail an MOT, but if the car won’t start, run or operate the electrical components properly because of your battery, then that will.

What happens when we replace your car battery?

  • Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will inspect your battery for correct operation, signs of corrosion and will be load tested to ascertain its ability to retain charge.
  • Wherever required your battery will be replaced and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.
  • You will also be advised of any other parts, for example, the cables, that may need to be replaced for the best operation and health of your vehicle.
  • Once the battery has been replaced, our mechanics will test it thoroughly to ensure the correct running of your car and make any adjustments required for its premium operation.

What causes a car battery to stop working correctly?

Your battery is continually being charged by your car’s alternator while driving, so it’s only through damage or that it has reached the end of its operational life, that it will fail to hold its charge.

On occasions when there has been excessive electrical use without your battery being recharged, your battery will be drained. A drained battery will only require a recharge unless the battery is faulty and its failed operation was instrumental to the drain.

After prolonged use, a car battery can leak the acid that holds the electrical charge. This liquid will turn to a white or bluish powder where it dries, so is fairly easy to spot.

Eventually, a battery will simply reach the end of its life. At this point, it’s time to organise a replacement.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning car battery

If your car won’t start

If your car doesn’t start when you turn the ignition switch, especially when the engine doesn’t make any attempt to turn over, your battery could be flat.

None of the electrical components work

If the lights, fan, radio or any other electrical components in your car don’t turn on or operate, then your battery could be drained or damaged.

The terminals are corroded

If the terminals (connection points) on your battery are corroded, then your battery is likely to be damaged or worn out.

Your battery has powdery deposits on it

If there are white or blueish powdery deposits on any parts of the battery, this is a sign of acid leaking and incorrect operation of your battery.

Vauxhall

Vauxhall Motors Ltd. is a British car brand owned by German manufacturer Opel. Initially founded in 1857, but didn’t begin to build cars until 1903, the brand is officially over 160 years old.

How popular is Vauxhall in the United Kingdom?

Their popularity can be easily quantified by the 3.9million Vauxhall cars on the road in the UK today.

Vauxhall: A car for every need

By their own admission, Vauxhall has a car for the school run, a trip to the shops, a cross-country holiday, being the face of your business or delivering a van-load of goods. With such a wide range of vehicles, they’ve got every avenue covered.

A forward-thinking company with traditional values

Throughout their extensive history in the automotive industry, Vauxhall has featured predominantly in all areas. It produced the first sports car, also the first car to achieve over 100mph, it has launched award-winning models and consistently introduced pioneering technology.

Their core brand values claim to be:

  • Ingenious—offering brilliant mobility
  • Progressive—as forward-thinking and innovative
  • Approachable—being authentic and simple

The UK’s 3rd best selling car of 2018: The Vauxhall Corsa

Competing with Ford Fiesta and VW Golf for the top-selling car in the UK, the Vauxhall Corsa has become a household favourite—and why not? Their supermini hatchback is stylish, nippy and economical to run. Neatly finished inside and out with a host of modern technology and features, you’re getting plenty of car for your money and all backed with Vauxhall’s reputation for building cars that go the distance.

Vauxhall’s reliability and reputation

Vauxhall ranked joint 11th place with Mazda out of the 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018. Their reliability efficiency score of 94.6% wasn’t too big a jump from top of the tree marque Suzuki, who scored only 3% more at 97.7%.

Recent Vauxhall recalls and reliability issues

Various recalls have been made on Vauxhall models throughout their motoring history. The following are a list of the most recent in the UK and Europe.

30/12/2016 – Vauxhall Meriva (2009–2011)

It is possible that the steel cable for attaching the seatbelt tensioner on the outer side of the seat may suffer fatigue

11/11/2016 – Vauxhall Adam (2014–2015)

Cracks in the steering box’s rack and pinion may lead to breakage and to steering failure

26/03/2016 – Vauxhall Zafira (2005–2014)

The resistor of the heater fan motor may not perform as intended

13/05/2016 – Vauxhall Vivaro (2013–2014)

An incorrectly installed passenger airbag module may increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident

13/05/2016 – Vauxhall Movano (2015)

An oil hose may be incorrectly crimped

06/05/2016 – Vauxhall Mokka (2015–2016)

Water ingress in the electronic brake control module control unit may cause a short-circuit

13/11/2015 – Vauxhall Mokka (2015)

A faulty steering column torque sensor can lead to a loss of steering assistance

All recall information sourced from gov.co.uk data.

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