Whether you have a brand new BMW or a used model, you might wonder how often to replace your car battery to ensure the best performance around Corona. On average, a BMW battery will last three to five years. However, there are many factors that influence the lifespan of your equipment. Take a look at at how to know if your car battery needs to be replaced with the service department at BMW of Murrieta:
Every BMW battery has a shelf life, and certain factors can cause the battery components to deteriorate even faster:
You know how often to replace a car battery, but what are the signs that your battery is on its last legs?
While you can schedule your service for a battery check, you can also learn how to test a car battery in your own Ontario garage. Where is the battery in a BMW? It’s often found in the trunk, beneath the liner, rather than under the hood.
You can pick up a digital multimeter at our parts department and test the battery levels precisely, or you can use a simple headlight test. Turn on your car, flip on the headlights, and rev the engine. If your headlights get brighter, your battery might be fading.
All BMW OEM parts have a two-year limited warranty with unlimited mileage, but if your battery is older, you’ll need a replacement. What is the cost to replace a battery? BMW battery replacements typically cost between $300 and $500 with parts and labor.
If you have any questions about BMW battery care, feel free to contact us at BMW of Murrieta! We’re located in Murrieta with a full service and genuine parts department, so don’t hesitate to reach out.
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