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How do you know if your 2016 BMW 740i needs a new battery?

The most legal symptoms of bad 2016 BMW 740i batteries are if your car is slow to start after turning the key, or if your battery cables and connectors show signs of extensive 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 2016 BMW 740i. Give our veterans 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 help embrace the best car battery for your 2016 BMW 740i based on your needs and driving habits. This can be a hard question to answer. There are many factors that go into finding the "best" car battery, as many car batteries are designed with divergent factors in mind. Classical car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a few.

2016 BMW 740i Battery Price

2016 BMW 740i pricing is also heavily 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 increased and as a result, sometimes the battery is not easily feasible. If that’s the case or you'd like a BMW 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 easy news is Plaza BMW offers plentiful services and parts specials when it comes to car batteries, and in plentiful 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 learn more about battery installation now.

Are 2016 BMW 740i batteries covered under warranty?

Most actual OEM BMW batteries sold at Plaza BMW are covered under a little 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 some reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • 740i Batteries with cracks
  • 740i Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • 740i Batteries that have been recharged
  • 740i Batteries connected to non-OEM components

How do 2016 BMW 740i 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. We deal a essential selection and the best prices on batteries that were designed for your car. You can learn more about a few types of batteries by reaching out to one of our service veterans. If you are shopping for a battery for your 2016 BMW 740i, count on Plaza BMW. Book your service appointment online today or call us at 3145823628 with any questions. With the help of our 2016 BMW 740i battery consultants, we will get you back on the road expeditiously. We look forward to working with you!

2016 BMW 740i Battery Coupons & Specials in Saint Louis

From full battery replacement to labor value savings to great discounts on battery parts, Plaza BMW has you covered. Plaza BMW offers monthly battery coupons for your 2016 BMW 740i. You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here.If you can't find the battery you're watching for or want to speak to someone about our monthly premiums, give us a call at 3145823628 today. Our BMW 740i technicians are standing by to help you with all your automotive service needs.

How long do 2016 BMW 740i batteries last?

2016 BMW 740i batteries usually last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on the type of battery, weather conditions, driving habits, and more. You can prolong the life of your 740i battery by:

  • Keeping your vehicle stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • Starting your 2016 BMW 740i naturally is big. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the convenient cleaning solution & a wire brush.
  • Keeping the battery tightly fastened - did you know the vibrations of your car can loosen the connections and rattle your battery's components?
  • Proactively testing your battery

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

One of the most natural 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 running. But when does your 2016 BMW 740i battery need to be replaced? Here are a few symptoms that may suggest your 740i 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.
  • Check Engine Light - the check engine light usually turns on when your battery is losing charge.
  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is poor, you need to have the battery and charging system tested.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's acceptable for battery fluid and countless fluid leaks to cause excessive corrosion which is an discernable sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build mostly and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2016 BMW 740i battery.

2016 BMW 740i Battery

Your 2016 BMW 740i battery will frequently last between 3 to 5 years, but that can differ 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 alarming 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 2016 BMW 740i 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 alarming for your BMW battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

2016 BMW 740i Battery Replacement

Replacing a little types of batteries, notably in newer models, can be particularly tricky as hood space in vehicles continues to shrink to improve performance. Because of this, a little batteries can be difficult to access. You'll want to check your 2016 BMW 740i owner's manual for exact information on where your battery is located. Oddly enough, a little batteries can be located under the floorboard or in the trunk, however, this is extremely important.

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.

2016 BMW 740i Battery Cost

When you are shopping for a 2016 BMW 740i battery, there are a bit things that you need to keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost.What size engine does your 2016 BMW 740i have? What size battery do you need in your BMW? What is the brand of the battery? Will you require our dealership to replace your battery or are you just looking to invest the battery and install it yourself? These are just some of the many questions you should look into before choosing a pronounced battery or replacement at Plaza BMW. Call us at 3145823628 and let our advisors find the noble battery for your 2016 BMW 740i.

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 characteristic of a battery's price is its size.

Plaza BMW Battery Replacement & BMW Batteries for sale

At Plaza BMW, our service team is comprised of BMW certified technicians that can help diagnose what is mistaken with your battery. Our BMW factory-trained mechanics can change your 740i battery instantly at competitive estimates. Call Plaza BMW at 3145823628 or schedule battery service online for the fastest battery replacement in Creve Coeur MO.Our prime goal is customer service unlike many further auto repair shops. We will check your battery for any pure fixes such as 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 components might get your 2016 BMW 740i started again. Outstanding service and affordable costs are just two of bountiful reasons people do business with Plaza BMW.

Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

Be bold 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 2016 BMW 740i battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working perfectly, it can cause the battery to deposit all its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off. If your 2016 BMW 740i battery warning light comes on while driving, be bold to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t deposit extra. The warning light usually means that the alternator isn’t working perfectly meaning you are operating solely on battery power.It's also feasible that your 2016 BMW 740i serpentine belt has malfunctioned. If you have multiple warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a protected location if feasible.Another feasible symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels extensive. If the dash lights mean overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. If you're near Saint Louis and need service, give Plaza BMW a call at 3145823628. We can even arrange to have your 2016 BMW 740i brought in to us.

How often should you replace your 2016 BMW 740i battery?

Every 3 to 5 years, but you should have your battery tested typically for drops in voltage to make bold 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.