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Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

Be sure to turn off the radio, air conditioner, and the lights unless you are driving at night. If your 2016 BMW 535d battery warning light comes on while driving, be sure to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t drain further. The warning light usually means that the alternator isn’t working correctly, meaning you are operating solely on battery power. The purpose of the alternator is to charge your 2016 BMW 535d battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working correctly, it can cause the battery to absolutely drain all its power, leaving you stranded if the car is turned off.If you have various warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a secure location if imaginable. It's still very imaginable that your 2016 BMW 535d serpentine belt has malfunctioned.If the dash lights indicate overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. Another possible sign that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels heavy. If you're near St Louis and need immediate service, give Plaza BMW a call at 3145823628. We can even arrange to have your 2016 BMW 535d brought in to us.

2016 BMW 535d Battery Replacement

Replacing some types of batteries, exceptionally in newer models, can be exceptionally 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 2016 BMW 535d 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, nonetheless, this is immensely rare.

How to replace your battery:

  1. Make sure your engine is totally off - refer to your vehicle manual to locate the battery.
  2. Use a wrench to loosen the bolt slightly that holds the black negative battery cable.
  3. Carefully remove the cable by twisting and pulling - do not use substantial 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.

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

One of the most very common car problems is a dead battery. We have all been there, whether you leave your lights on, don't close a door totally, or leave the radio too long without your engine running. But when does your 2016 BMW 535d battery need to be replaced? Here are a few critical symptoms that may indicate your 535d battery needs to be looked at by a BMW mechanic or replaced.

  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the vehicle, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's common for battery fluid and other fluid leaks to cause needless corrosion which is an apparent sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build naturally and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2016 BMW 535d battery.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is low, you need to have the battery and charging system tested immediately.
  • Check Engine Light - the very evident check engine light normally turns on when your battery is losing charge.

Plaza BMW Battery Replacement & BMW Batteries for sale

At Plaza BMW, our service team is comprised of BMW adept certified technicians that can help diagnose what is wrong 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 535d battery quickly at exceptionally ambitious prices.We will check your battery for any simple fixes such as cautiously examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Sometimes it is just a poor battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose parts might get your 2016 BMW 535d started again. Our principal intention is consumer service unlike many other auto repair shops. Outstanding service and affordable prices are just two of many reasons people do business with Plaza BMW.

2016 BMW 535d Battery Price

2016 BMW 535d pricing is again greatly dependent on whether or not you want to install the new battery yourself or have Plaza BMW install it for you. Over the years, hood space has shrunk as the performance of vehicles has dramatically increased and as a result, occasionally the battery is not easily available. If that’s the case or you'd like a BMW trained mechanic to install your battery, the price of labor may add an additional $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The good news is Plaza BMW offers an assortment of 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 able to install your battery at no additional cost. Contact Plaza BMW to discover more about battery installation today.

2016 BMW 535d Battery

Your 2016 BMW 535d battery will typically last between 3 to 5 years, but that can change massively depending on weather conditions type of battery, battery size, and driving habits. Even still, just because your battery isn't absolutely dead, doesn't mean it's operating accurately. For that reason, it is exceptionally critical to have your battery checked out each time you visit a service center. Hopefully, you're a client of Plaza BMW and you will invariably receive a free multi-point inspection of your vehicle during each 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 2016 BMW 535d can put pressure on the alternator or the starter to improve power. Drawing uncontrolled 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 capital to fix. It's exceptionally critical for your BMW battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

How long do 2016 BMW 535d batteries last?

2016 BMW 535d batteries frequently last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on weather conditions, driving habits, the type of battery, and more. You can prolong the life of your 535d battery by:

  • Starting your 2016 BMW 535d constantly is important. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.
  • Keeping your car stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • Proactively testing your battery
  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your vehicle can loosen the connections and drastically rattle your battery's components?
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the appropriate cleaning solution & a wire brush.

2016 BMW 535d Battery Coupons & Specials in St Louis

From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to huge discounts on battery components, Plaza BMW has you covered. Plaza BMW offers monthly battery coupons for your 2016 BMW 535d. You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse components specials here.Our BMW 535d mechanics are standing by to help you with all your automotive service needs. If you can't find the battery you're looking for or want to speak to someone about our monthly discounts, give us a call at 3145823628 today.

How do you know if your 2016 BMW 535d needs a new battery?

The most common symptoms of bad 2016 BMW 535d 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 boisterous 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 2016 BMW 535d. Give our experts at Plaza BMW a call or book an online appointment here.

How do 2016 BMW 535d 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 vehicle batteries work? Most vehicle batteries rely on a lead-acid chemical reaction to get your vehicle off & running. These types of batteries are considered part of the “SLI” category. Once the energy reaches your engine, the alternator provides power. If you are buying for a battery for your 2016 BMW 535d, count on Plaza BMW. We offer a great selection and the best prices on batteries that were designed for your car. You can learn more about other types of batteries by reaching out to one of our helpful service experts. Book your service appointment immediately online today or call us at 3145823628 with any questions. With the help of our 2016 BMW 535d battery experts, we will get you back on the road swiftly. We look forward to working with you!

2016 BMW 535d Battery Cost

When you are buying for a 2016 BMW 535d battery, there are a few things that you need to repeatedly keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost.What is the brand of the battery? What size engine does your 2016 BMW 535d have? What size battery do you need in your BMW? 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 many questions you should look into before choosing a specific battery or replacement at Plaza BMW. Call us at 3145823628 and let our experts find the right battery for your 2016 BMW 535d.

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

Are 2016 BMW 535d 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 an assortment of reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • 535d Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • 535d Batteries connected to non-OEM components
  • 535d Batteries that have been recharged
  • 535d Batteries with cracks

How often should you replace your 2016 BMW 535d battery?

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

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Contact the adept experts at Plaza BMW and we will be able to help determine the best vehicle battery for your 2016 BMW 535d based on your needs and driving habits. This can be a tough question to answer. There are many factors that go into determining the "best" vehicle battery, as many vehicle batteries are designed with different factors in mind. Popular vehicle battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few.