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Audi Creve Coeur Battery Replacement & Audi Batteries for sale

At Audi Creve Coeur, our service team is comprised of Audi certified technicians that can help diagnose what is wrong with your battery. Our Audi factory-trained mechanics can change your A3 battery quickly at vying prices. Call Audi Creve Coeur at 3145824659 or schedule battery service online for the fastest battery replacement in Creve Coeur MO.Our essential goal is customer service unlike frequent further auto repair shops. Sometimes it is just a poor battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose components might get your 2012 Audi A3 started again. We will check your battery for any pure fixes such as examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Outstanding service and affordable prices are just two of many reasons people do business with Audi Creve Coeur.

2012 Audi A3 Battery Replacement

Replacing some types of batteries, especially in newer models, can be very 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 2012 Audi A3 owner's manual for detailed 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 rare.

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.

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Contact the experts at Audi Creve Coeur and we will be classic to help determine the valuable car battery for your 2012 Audi A3 based on your needs and driving habits. Popular car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few. This can be a crucial question to interpretation. There are numerous factors that go into determining the "best" car battery, as numerous car batteries are designed with alternative factors in mind.

How do 2012 Audi A3 batteries work?

SLI stands for “starting, lighting, and ignition.” This type of battery produces energy in order to power your lights, accessories, and engine. So, how do car batteries work? Most car batteries rely on a lead-acid chemical reaction to get your car off & running. These types of batteries are considered part of the “SLI” category. Once the energy reaches your engine, the alternator provides power. You can learn more about additional types of batteries by reaching out to sole of our service advisors. If you are shopping for a battery for your 2012 Audi A3, count on Audi Creve Coeur. We offer a beautiful selection and the premium prices on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. Book your service appointment online today or call us at 3145824659 with any questions. With the help of our 2012 Audi A3 battery experts, we will get you back on the road quickly. We look forward to working with you!

How do you know if your 2012 Audi A3 needs a new battery?

The most common symptoms of bad 2012 Audi A3 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 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 2012 Audi A3. Give our experts at Audi Creve Coeur a call or book an online appointment here.

2012 Audi A3 Battery Price

2012 Audi A3 pricing is also heavily dependent on whether or not you choose to install the new battery yourself or have Audi Creve Coeur install it for you. Over the years, hood space has shrunk as the performance of vehicles has added and as a result, sometimes the battery is not easily clear. 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 honorable news is Audi Creve Coeur offers many services and parts specials when it comes to car batteries, and in many cases if you purchase a battery at Audi Creve Coeur, we may be capable to install your battery at no additional cost. Contact Audi Creve Coeur to learn more about battery installation today.

How often should you replace your 2012 Audi A3 battery?

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

2012 Audi A3 Battery Coupons & Specials in Saint Louis

Audi Creve Coeur offers monthly battery coupons for your 2012 Audi A3. You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here. From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to great discounts on battery parts, Audi Creve Coeur has you covered.Our Audi A3 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 designate to speak to someone about our monthly discounts, give us a call at 3145824659 today.

Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

The purpose of the alternator is to charge your 2012 Audi A3 battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working properly, it can cause the battery to drain each its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off. Be bold to turn off the radio, air conditioner, and the lights unless you are driving at night. If your 2012 Audi A3 battery warning light comes on while driving, be bold to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t drain added. The warning light usually means that the alternator isn’t working properly meaning you are operating solely on battery power.It's also conceivable that your 2012 Audi A3 serpentine belt has malfunctioned. If you have multiple warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a safe location if conceivable.Another probable symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes mandatory or feels gargantuan. If the dash lights indicate overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. If you're near Saint Louis and need service, give Audi Creve Coeur a call at 3145824659. We can even arrange to have your 2012 Audi A3 brought in to us.

Are 2012 Audi A3 batteries covered under warranty?

Most genuine OEM Audi batteries sold at Audi Creve Coeur are covered under some type of warranty for potentially up to 24 months. Give us a call at 3145824659 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:

  • A3 Batteries with cracks
  • A3 Batteries connected to non-OEM components
  • A3 Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • A3 Batteries that have been recharged

2012 Audi A3 Battery

Your 2012 Audi A3 battery will typically last between 3 to 5 years, but that can vary heavily depending on weather conditions type of battery, battery size, and driving habits. Even still, just because your battery isn't completely dead, doesn't mean it's operating at optimal levels. For that reason, it is important to have your battery inspected every time you visit a service center. Hopefully, you're a client of Audi Creve Coeur 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 2012 Audi A3 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 outside of ideal conditions. In the end, this is going to cost you more money to fix. It's extremely important for your Audi battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

How long do 2012 Audi A3 batteries last?

2012 Audi A3 batteries usually 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 A3 battery by:

  • Proactively testing your battery
  • Starting your 2012 Audi A3 regularly is basic. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the suitable cleaning solution & a wire brush.
  • Keeping your vehicle stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your car can loosen the connections and rattle your battery's components?

2012 Audi A3 Battery Cost

What size engine does your 2012 Audi A3 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 seeing to purchase the battery and fix it yourself? These are just a few of the many questions you should look into before choosing a fitting battery or replacement at Audi Creve Coeur. Call us at 3145824659 and let our experts find the right battery for your 2012 Audi A3. When you are shopping for a 2012 Audi A3 battery, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind that will keep an effect on the cost.

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

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

One of the most cooperative car problems is a dead 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 working. But when does your 2012 Audi A3 battery need to be replaced? Here are a few symptoms that may indicate your A3 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 traditional for battery fluid and further fluid leaks to cause excessive corrosion which is an indisputable sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build naturally and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2012 Audi A3 battery.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is low, you need to have the battery and charging system tested.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the vehicle, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.