Please wait while the page loads...

Plaza Motor Company Battery Replacement & Mercedes-Benz Batteries for sale

Our Mercedes-Benz factory-trained mechanics can change your SLK 250 battery abruptly at competitive prices. Call Plaza Motor Company at 3145825294 or schedule battery service online for the fastest battery replacement in Creve Coeur MO. At Plaza Motor Company, our service team is comprised of Mercedes-Benz certified technicians that can assist investigate what is amiss with your battery.We will check your battery for any uncomplicated fixes such as examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Sometimes it is just a low battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose components might get your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 started again. Our vital goal is client service unlike many different auto repair shops. Outstanding service and affordable rates are just two of countless reasons people do business with Plaza Motor Company.

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Popular car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name several. This can be a strict question to answer. There are bountiful aspects that go into electing the "best" car battery, as bountiful car batteries are designed with discernible aspects in mind. Contact the experts at Plaza Motor Company and we will be strong to help find out the best car battery for your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 based on your needs and driving habits.

How do you know if your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 needs a new battery?

The most commonplace symptoms of bad 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 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 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250. Give our experts at Plaza Mercedes a call or book an online appointment here.

Common Car Battery Issues & Problems - How Do You Know If Your Car Needs A New 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 working. One of the most comfortable vehicle problems is a dead battery. But when does your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery need to be replaced? Here are a little symptoms that may illustrate your SLK 250 battery needs to be looked at by a Mercedes-Benz mechanic or replaced.

  • Low Battery Fluid Level - if the fluid level is poor, you need to have the battery and charging system tested.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the automobile, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.
  • Check Engine Light - the check engine light commonly turns on when your battery is losing charge.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's cordial for battery fluid and supplemental fluid leaks to cause excessive corrosion which is an accessible sign the battery needs to be replaced. Over time, corrosion will build typically and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery.

How do 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 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. If you are purchasing for a battery for your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250, count on Plaza Motor Company. We offer a confident choice and the best prices on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. You can learn more about discrete types of batteries by reaching out to one of our service advisors. With the help of our 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery experts, we will get you back on the road promptly. Book your service appointment online at this moment or call us at 3145825294 with all questions. We look forward to working with you!

How often should you replace your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery?

Every 3 to 5 years, but you should have your battery tested typically for drops in voltage to make satisfied it's operating at a high level. Car batteries commonly carry 12 to 13 volts unless you have a high-performance battery. Anything higher than 13 volts may mean a faulty battery.

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 Battery

Your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery will commonly last between 3 to 5 years, but that can differ heavily depending on type of battery, battery size, 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 crucial to have your battery inspected each time you visit a service center. Hopefully, you're a patron of Plaza Motor Company and you will always 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 working at optimal levels your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 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 estimate you more money to fix. It's extremely crucial for your Mercedes-Benz battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 Battery Coupons & Specials in St Louis

Plaza Mercedes offers monthly battery coupons for your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250. From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to gargantuan premiums on battery parts, Plaza Mercedes has you covered. You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here.If you can't find the battery you are watching for or want to speak to someone about our monthly deductions, give us a call at 3145825294 today. Our Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 technicians are standing by to help you with any your automotive service needs.

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 Battery Price

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 pricing is also heavily dependent on whether or not you want to install the new battery yourself or have Plaza Motor Company 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 comfortable. If that’s the case or you'd like a Mercedes-Benz trained technician to install your battery, the rate of labor may add an increased $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The helpful news is Plaza Motor Company offers several services and parts specials when it comes to car batteries, and in several cases if you purchase a battery at Plaza Motor Company, we may be active to install your battery at no increased cost. Contact Plaza Motor Company to learn more about battery installation quickly.

How long do 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 batteries last?

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 batteries frequently 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 SLK 250 battery by:

  • Keeping your vehicle stored indoors away from extreme swings in temperature or climate
  • 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
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the appropriate cleaning solution & a wire brush.
  • Starting your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 regularly is harsh. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.

Are 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 batteries covered under warranty?

Most actual OEM Mercedes-Benz batteries sold at Plaza Motor Company are covered under some type of warranty for potentially up to 24 months. Give us a call at 3145825294 so we can look up the battery that was installed and confirm the warranty for you. There are a lot reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • SLK 250 Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection
  • SLK 250 Batteries that have been recharged
  • SLK 250 Batteries connected to non-OEM components
  • SLK 250 Batteries with cracks

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 Battery Replacement

Replacing some types of batteries, excessively in newer models, can be highly tricky as hood space in vehicles continues to shrink to improve performance. Because of this, some batteries can be not easy to access. You'll want to check your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 owner's manual for authentic information on where your battery is located. Oddly enough, some batteries can be located under the floorboard or in the trunk, however, this is exceedingly scarce.

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.

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. The purpose of the alternator is to charge your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't running properly, it can cause the battery to discharge all its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off. If your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery warning light comes on while driving, be sure to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t discharge added. The warning light usually means that the alternator isn’t running properly meaning you are operating certainly on battery power.It's also correct that your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 serpentine belt has malfunctioned. If you have multiple warning lights come on consisting the battery light, then pull over to a safe location if correct.If the dash lights imply overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. Another functional symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes difficult or feels considerable. If you're near St Louis and need service, give Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294. We can even arrange to have your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 transported in to us.

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 Battery Cost

When you are shopping for a 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 battery, there are some things that you need to keep in mind that will have an effect on the rate.Will you require our dealership to replace your battery or are you just looking to purchase the battery and install it yourself? What size engine does your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 have? What size battery do you need in your Mercedes-Benz? What is the brand of the battery? These are just various of the plentiful questions you should look into before choosing a individual battery or replacement at Plaza Motor Company. Call us at 3145825294 and let our consultants find the polite battery for your 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250.

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 serve more amps of electrical actual per hour.