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Battery Replacement & Maintenance

Garber Chevrolet Midland Service Center

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1700 N Saginaw Rd • Midland, MI 48640 Call Us Now at (989) 839-9944 Schedule Service Visit

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  • Mon7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • SunClosed

Battery Replacement & Maintenance

Most people may be aware that vehicles draw power from the battery, however, knowing how it works is another thing entirely. Without getting too technical, a chemical reaction occurs in the battery to provide the electrical energy needed to power your car. But that’s not all, the battery continues to work while you drive in order to keep the engine running.

With that being said, it’s clear that there is a lot riding on the battery. Some even refer to it as the “little box that could”. If you notice a slow engine crank when you start your vehicle, a check engine light, low battery fluid, a swelling battery case, a stinky smell, or know your battery is around three years old- be on the lookout for failure. Trust the professional ASE-Certified Technicians to inspect your battery for you and replace it if needed. At Garber Chevrolet in Midland, we believe it’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to your vehicle’s battery.

Experience the Garber Chevrolet Difference

Don’t overlook our service center at Garber Chevrolet in Midland simply because we are part of a dealership. In fact, that should entice you to come to us even more. We say that because we employ outstanding ASE-Certified Technicians who are mentally equipped to solve whatever battery issues you may be having. Our expertise doesn’t end at Chevrolets; we welcome all makes and models for service, whether you bought from us or not.

Here, we make a commitment to finding the most affordable solution for you because our goal is much bigger than being concerned about our paycheck, which is exactly why you can feel confident with your car in our hands. Don’t ever leave battery problems to guesswork when you can count on us each and every time you stop by.

Battery FAQ’s—

Slow Start – If it seems slower or takes longer for your vehicle to start-up.

Check-Engine Light – This may turn on when the battery is weak.

Random Warning Lights – If a “low coolant” warning light appears, even if the coolant is not low.

Low Fluid – A see-through area on the battery allows you to see the amount of fluid remaining; the lower it is, the closer the battery is to needing replaced.

Having an unreliable battery can be extremely frustrating. The first thing to check is whether you have any accessories or items plugged-in that may be draining the battery. If you have done this and that isn’t the case, then there are some other things you can examine. If the majority of the trips that you make are short, especially in cold weather, there may not be sufficient time for the amperage from the alternator to recharge after exerting power to start the car.

Of course, there is always the possibility that the battery is simply at the end of its usable life and needs to be replaced. If you’ve checked for the above concerns and that does not solve the issue, it is time for a trip to visit your friendly Garber Chevrolet technician who can diagnose and solve your battery issues.

Garber Chevrolet! Stop in and let one of our professional technicians help you get the right battery for your vehicle.

Garber Chevrolet takes pride in repairing all vehicle makes, models, and ages. Whether you purchased your car from us or another dealership, we are happy to help with your vehicle needs. If you have any questions or concerns about the service center at Garber Chevrolet, feel free to call us at (989) 488-4994.

First, be prepared with a couple things we highly recommend you keep on board:

  • You will need a set of jumper cables which can be found conveniently at the Garber Chevrolet service center. If you are in a last minute dilemma, auto parts stores or retail stores, such as Kmart or Sears also sell them.
  • The second thing you need is another vehicle, whether a family member, friend, or simply a Good Samaritan is willing to help.

Now, follow the steps below. Don’t worry, jump starting a car battery is an easier process than you may think.

  1. Both cars must be close enough together so the jumper cables will reach from one car to the other. Turn both cars off.
  1. After opening the hoods, locate the batteries and their terminals. On the battery there will be two terminals, a red one marked positive (+) and a black one marked negative (-).
    *Be sure not to connect the positive (red) part of the jumper cable to a negative (black) battery terminal, or vice versa.
  1. Find a metal area under the hood of the vehicle with the dead battery (you will use this later).
  1. Connect a positive (red) jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal of the dead battery.
  1. Connect the other positive (red) jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery.

 

  1. Connect a negative (black) jumper cable to the negative (-) terminal of the good battery.
  1. Connect the other negative (black) jumper cable to the metal of the vehicle with the dead battery (as mentioned in step 3). You can use any metal surface as long as it is not too close to the battery. The side of the car should suffice in most cases.
  1. You’re done connecting! Start the car with the good battery.
  1. After a few minutes (approximately 2-5 min.), start the car with the dead battery.

If the car starts successfully:

  1. Remove the jumper cables, starting with the negative (black) clamps.

If the car does not start:

  1. Wait a few minutes and attempt to start the car with the dead battery again.

Everything you need to know about batteries—

The battery provides power to the electrical components in a vehicle. The lights, ignition, radio, and several other components depend on a car battery; without one that works, your vehicle will not be able to start-up.

The Process – Chemical reactions within the battery itself create the electrical energy necessary to power a car. The voltage produced travels to the ignition which allows the vehicle to turn on. Besides generating energy to start the car, the battery also stabilizes the voltage to keep the engine running.

Exclusive Coupons & Specials

At Garber Chevrolet, our goal is to offer the best services available at affordable prices to get you back on the road in no time. As a customer-forward facility, we want to show you how much we value your business by offering exclusive coupons and specials.

Meet the Team

Because our technicians are ASE-certified and well experienced in what they do, the vast majority of mechanical issues across virtually all makes and models can be solved at Garber Chevrolet! We encourage you to visit us for your next service appointment. Contact us today to allow one of our friendly, professional service technicians to help you stay on the road longer without a hiccup along the way.

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    Nathan Antcliff

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    Rob Jablonski

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    Bobby Jablonski

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  • Caitlyn McCrum

    Caitlyn McCrum

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  • Dayton Stillwagon

    Dayton Stillwagon

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A Certified Auto Repair Facility

For today’s car owner, finding a knowledgeable automotive professional can pose a real challenge. That’s why the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence was created in order to develop competent automotive technicians in all major areas of repair and service. Take the guesswork out of your next service appointment by consulting with ASE-Certified Technicians, conveniently located at Garber Chevrolet.

"Promoting excellence in auto repair and service."
- ASE Motto

Visit our Auto Repair Facility

Visit the Garber Chevrolet Service Center today- your trusted facility for all auto service specials and repairs.

Our address is: 1700 N. Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640.

Hours
Mon-Fri- 7:00am – 6:00pm
Sat- 8:00am – 3:00pm

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