On Site Car Battery Rescue Service

24 Hours Emergency Car Battery Rescue Hotline
+65 9101 2323

Why should you look for us?

- Proper Car Workshop with proper tools
- Fast Response time
- Warranty
- Proper check to make sure the fault lies with the battery
- Save your money, instead of car towing to your workshop

Car battery replacement - When is the right time to do it?

The car battery is what powers every electrical component in a car. At some point, the car battery needs to be replaced, but when? Is there a way to tell that the car battery is failing? How long does it last?

Let’s start with why you need battery replacement in Singapore?

Most cars have lead-acid batteries that are made of six cells with lead and lead-oxide plates filled with an electrolyte (dilute sulfuric acid). Over time, a lead-acid battery loses some of its capacity, mostly due to sulfation. At some point, the capacity will drop so low that the battery won’t be able to start your car.

How long can car battery last?

An average car battery lasts from 5 to 7 years. Usually the battery lasts longer if the vehicle is driven daily. If the vehicle is parked for extended periods of time without starting, the battery will need to be replaced sooner. The car battery lasts longer when it’s kept fully charged, although overcharging can also damage it. Therefore, problems with your vehicle’s charging system can also cause the battery to fail prematurely.

Is there a way to tell that the car battery is failing?

Not always, but there are some telltale signs. When the battery is failing, it loses its capacity, meaning it can hold less charge than when it was new. If your battery has low capacity you may notice that when you are starting the car, the engine turns over slower than before, even if the battery is fully charged. It sounds like the starter motor is “lazy” and not as eager to turn over your engine. You may also notice that the interior lights flicker and go dimmer than usual when you are turning over the engine.

Does the battery need any maintenance?

Most modern batteries are maintenance-free. Typically, the battery is checked visually during your regular oil changes. Your mechanic may recommend servicing your battery terminals if there is some corrosion at the terminals.

Does the red battery warning light on the dash mean the battery is bad?

The red warning icon on the dash depicting a battery indicates a problem with your vehicle’s charging system. If it comes on while driving, it means your battery is not charging. The battery may still be okay, but the charging system needs to be tested.

What may cause a car battery to drain quickly (e.g overnight)?

Either the battery has an internal defect or some electrical component in the car stays on and drains the battery.

Is there a way to test the battery condition?

Yes, your mechanic can test your battery with a battery tester. Car dealers and many independent repair shops have a computerized battery tester that not only can tell the state of the battery, but can also test the charging and starting system. You may also get the test printout that indicates the current capacity of your battery and measurements of the starting and charging systems.

Usually the test will show if the battery replacement in Singapore needs to be done. If your battery is very old, you might consider having it replaced rather than paying for the test. A battery replacement Singapore is needed if it is leaking or has a mechanical damage.

What our customers say

  • SeahEric was fast in responding to my request for help. No short cut in bringing up my totally deflated tyre under the hot sun in a open air car park. I was impressed with the dedicated and friendly service. Job done in 15-20 mins. Strongly recommended.
  • SharonEric responded to our call almost immediately and appeared on the scene within 10mins. He was friendly, very professional and reassuring in the way he handled the situation. Explained very clearly what was needed and carried out the job super efficiently! Towed car to designated place and took photos to show us that the car has been delivered, saving us a trip. We strongly recommend Eric's services.Thank You, Eric!
  • ElaineFantastic service!! Long time serving mechanics with good & honest skills! Highly recommended in both Singapore & Malaysia. We had a small engine breakdown. Towing service came. Fixed up. Fuss free!!!
  • SiuolI am just overwhelmed by the awesome service provided by Eric and Ah Sheng on both occasions(weekends) when I needed help the most. On both occasions my car couldn't start and was stuck in the MSCP but BH Auto came to the rescue, not only the price is reasonable, service is good and the mechanic up to the job. I am totally convinced and will switch all my servicing and repairs to BH Auto moving forward.
  • EugeneA great shoutout to the assistance rendered after being stranded by the roadside for almost 2hrs. Thank you(S) cannot express our gratitude enough. All thanks to the boss of BH Auto - Eric that we managed to be off the road and place the car back in the agent with his personal help on a Sunday!
  • Selina NgA big thank you to the team at Yellow Road Rangers for rescuing us at a car accident in Malaysia! They brought us to the police station to get the police report done and even translated for us through the whole process! I always recommend frequent drivers to Malaysia to join their membership!
    Selina Ng
  • Marcus MarsdenExcellent. Reliable service. Job done. Hassle-free. Recommended!
    Marcus Marsden
  • Gordon SimOne of the best service in Singapore!
    Gordon Sim

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