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Plaza BMW Battery Replacement & BMW Batteries for sale

At Plaza BMW, our service squad is comprised of BMW certified mechanics that can help audit what is awry with your battery. Call Plaza BMW at 3145823628 or schedule battery service online for the fastest battery replacement in Creve Coeur MO. Our BMW factory-trained mechanics can change your X3 battery today at competitive costs.Our immense goal is customer service unlike bountiful supplemental auto repair shops. Sometimes it is just a low battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose components might get your 2012 BMW X3 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 Plaza BMW.

Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

Be satisfied to turn off the radio, air conditioner, and the lights unless you are driving at night. The purpose of the alternator is to charge your 2012 BMW X3 battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working properly, it can cause the battery to eject all its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off. If your 2012 BMW X3 battery warning light comes on while driving, be satisfied to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t eject supplemental. The warning light commonly means that the alternator isn’t working properly meaning you are operating solely on battery power.If you have multiple warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a safe location if conceivable. It's also conceivable that your 2012 BMW X3 serpentine belt has malfunctioned.If the dash lights indicate overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. Another applicable symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels big. If you're near St Louis and need service, give Plaza BMW a call at 3145823628. We can even arrange to have your 2012 BMW X3 brought in to us.

How long do 2012 BMW X3 batteries last?

2012 BMW X3 batteries usually last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on driving habits, weather conditions, the type of battery, and more. You can prolong the life of your X3 battery by:

  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your automobile can loosen the connections and rattle your battery's components?
  • Proactively testing your battery
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the contractual cleaning solution & a wire brush.
  • Starting your 2012 BMW X3 naturally is noteworthy. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.
  • Keeping your automobile stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate

2012 BMW X3 Battery Cost

When you are buying for a 2012 BMW X3 battery, there are assorted things that you need to keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost. What is the brand of the battery? Will you require our dealership to replace your battery or are you just looking to purchase the battery and install it yourself? These are just some of the several questions you should look into before choosing a conclusive battery or replacement at Plaza BMW. Call us at 3145823628 and let our experts find the right battery for your 2012 BMW X3. What size engine does your 2012 BMW X3 have? What size battery do you need in your BMW?

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

2012 BMW X3 Battery Price

2012 BMW X3 pricing is also heavily dependent on whether or not you prefer to set up the new battery yourself or have Plaza BMW set up it for you. Over the years, hood space has shrunk as the performance of vehicles has increased and as a result, sometimes the battery is not easily evident. If that’s the case or you'd like a BMW professional technician to set up your battery, the price of labor may add an supplemental $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The amazing news is Plaza BMW offers many services and parts specials when it comes to car batteries, and in many cases if you purchase a battery at Plaza BMW, we may be stable to set up your battery at no supplemental rate. Contact Plaza BMW to study more about battery installation today.

How do you know if your 2012 BMW X3 needs a new battery?

The most common symptoms of bad 2012 BMW X3 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 BMW X3. Give our experts at Plaza BMW a call or book an online appointment here.

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Contact the experts at Plaza BMW and we will be able to assist research the finest car battery for your 2012 BMW X3 based on your needs and driving habits. Favored car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few. This can be a hard question to answer. There are many factors that go into determining the "best" car battery, as many car batteries are designed with different factors in mind.

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

One of the most prevailing vehicle 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 curious. But when does your 2012 BMW X3 battery need to be replaced? Here are a few symptoms that may indicate your X3 battery needs to be looked at by a BMW mechanic or replaced.

  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's natural for battery fluid and extra fluid leaks to cause excessive corrosion which is an ongoing sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build frequently and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2012 BMW X3 battery.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is low, you need to have the battery and charging system tested.
  • Check Engine Light - the check engine light usually turns on when your battery is losing charge.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the vehicle, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.

2012 BMW X3 Battery

Your 2012 BMW X3 battery will typically last between 3 to 5 years, but that can vary heavily depending on battery size, type of battery, weather conditions 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 Plaza BMW 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 BMW X3 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 BMW battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

How often should you replace your 2012 BMW X3 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 BMW X3 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 BMW X3 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.

Are 2012 BMW X3 batteries covered under warranty?

Most genuine OEM BMW batteries sold at Plaza BMW are covered under some type of warranty for potentially up to 24 months. Give us a call at 3145823628 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:

  • X3 Batteries with cracks
  • X3 Batteries that have been recharged
  • X3 Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • X3 Batteries connected to non-OEM components

How do 2012 BMW X3 batteries work?

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. SLI stands for “starting, lighting, and ignition.” This type of battery produces energy in order to power your lights, accessories, and engine. Once the energy reaches your engine, the alternator provides power. We bid a lanky pick and the best costs on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. If you are shopping for a battery for your 2012 BMW X3, count on Plaza BMW. You can learn more about other types of batteries by reaching out to one of our service experts. Book your service appointment online today or call us at 3145823628 with any questions. With the assist of our 2012 BMW X3 battery consultants, we will get you back on the road quickly. We look forward to working with you!

2012 BMW X3 Battery Coupons & Specials in St Louis

You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here. Plaza BMW offers monthly battery coupons for your 2012 BMW X3. From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to gargantuan discounts on battery parts, Plaza BMW has you covered.If you can't find the battery you're glancing for or opt for to speak to someone about our monthly discounts, give us a call at 3145823628 today. Our BMW X3 technicians are standing by to aid you with all your automotive service needs.