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Is it safe to drive with the battery light on?

If your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery warning light comes on while driving, be sure to turn off your accessories, so the battery doesn’t ditch extra. The warning light frequently means that the alternator isn’t working properly meaning you are operating exclusively on battery power. 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 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery while you are driving. When the alternator isn't working properly, it can cause the battery to ditch all its power, leaving you stranded if the vehicle is turned off.It's also realistic that your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 serpentine belt has malfunctioned. If you have multiple warning lights come on including the battery light, then pull over to a safe location if realistic.If the dash lights indicate overheating, then the water pump was on that belt too. Another likely symptom that could point to the serpentine belt as a cause for the battery warning light, is if steering becomes laborious or feels extensive. If you're near Saint Louis and need service, give Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294. We can even arrange to have your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 brought in to us.

How long do 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 batteries last?

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 batteries usually last between 3-5 years, but this is variable depending on driving habits, the type of battery, weather conditions, and more. You can prolong the life of your S 550 battery by:

  • Keeping your vehicle 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 car can loosen the connections and rattle your battery's components?
  • Cleaning the terminals and posts of corrosion with the appropriate cleaning solution & a wire brush.
  • Starting your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 consistently is critical. Don't let your battery go unused for long periods of time.

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

Our Mercedes-Benz factory-trained mechanics can change your S 550 battery quickly at competitive estimates. 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 help inspect what is wrong with your battery.We will check your battery for all clear-cut fixes such as examining your battery for corrosion build-up before recommending a full battery replacement. Sometimes it is just a meager battery connection and tightening or reconnecting loose components might get your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 started again. Our big ambition is customer service unlike countless contrasting auto repair shops. Outstanding service and affordable prices are just two of many reasons people do business with Plaza Motor Company.

How do you know if your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 needs a new battery?

The most aware symptoms of bad 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 batteries are if your automobile is slow to start after turning the key, or if your battery cables and connectors show signs of big corrosion. You may also notice a clicking sound when turning the key or if your electronics work but the automobile won't start. These are all tell tale signs of failing batteries on your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550. Give our specialists at Plaza Mercedes a call or book an online appointment here.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 Battery

Your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery will consistently 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 crucial to have your battery inspected every time you visit a service center. Hopefully, you are a client of Plaza Motor Company 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 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 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 price you more money to fix. It's extremely crucial for your Mercedes-Benz battery to operate at near-perfect levels.

How do 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 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 suggestion a excellent selection and the best prices on batteries that were designed for your vehicle. If you are buying for a battery for your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550, count on Plaza Motor Company. You can find out more about different types of batteries by reaching out to one of our service advisors. With the help of our 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery experts, we will get you back on the road abruptly. Book your service appointment online today or call us at 3145825294 with all questions. We look forward to working with you!

What Are the Best Car Batteries to Buy?

Contact the experts at Plaza Motor Company and we will be strong to assist designate the best car battery for your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 based on your needs and driving habits. Common car battery brands include DieHard Batteries, Odyssey, NAPA, AC Delco, Duralast, EverStart, just to name a little. This can be a stringent question to answer. There are frequent factors that go into determining the "best" car battery, as frequent car batteries are designed with different factors in mind.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 Battery Coupons & Specials in Saint Louis

You can find our battery replacement coupons here, or browse parts specials here. Plaza Mercedes offers monthly battery coupons for your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550. From full battery replacement to labor cost savings to great discounts on battery parts, Plaza Mercedes has you covered.If you can't find the battery you're studying for or want to speak to someone about our monthly discounts, give us a call at 3145825294 today. Our Mercedes-Benz S 550 technicians are standing by to help you with all your automotive service needs.

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

One of the most commonplace 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 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery need to be replaced? Here are wonderful symptoms that may indicate your S 550 battery needs to be looked at by a Mercedes-Benz mechanic or replaced.

  • 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.
  • Fluid Leaks or Corrosion - it's routine for battery fluid and further fluid leaks to cause excessive corrosion which is an distinguishable sign the battery needs to be replenished. Over time, corrosion will build naturally and can be cleaned to prolong the life of your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery.
  • Delayed Engine Crank - when you attempt to start the vehicle, it takes longer than usual to roll over or start.

Are 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 batteries covered under warranty?

Most genuine 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 little reasons why a battery would not be covered under warranty such as:

  • S 550 Batteries connected to non-OEM components
  • S 550 Batteries with cracks
  • S 550 Batteries that have been recharged
  • S 550 Batteries that were physically damaged prior to inspection

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 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 critical to access. You'll want to check your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 owner's manual for correct information on where your battery is located. Oddly enough, some batteries can be located under the floorboard or in the trunk, however, this is exceptionally 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.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 Battery Price

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 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 good. If that’s the case or you'd like a Mercedes-Benz experienced technician to install your battery, the price of labor may add an additional $20-$40 to your service bill depending on the market. The satisfactory news is Plaza Motor Company offers countless services and parts specials when it comes to car batteries, and in countless cases if you purchase a battery at Plaza Motor Company, we may be strong to install your battery at no additional price. Contact Plaza Motor Company to learn more about battery installation today.

How often should you replace your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery?

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

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 Battery Cost

When you are browsing for a 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 battery, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind that will have an effect on the cost.Will you require our dealership to replace your battery or are you just looking to purchase the battery and install it yourself? What is the brand of the battery? What size engine does your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550 have? What size battery do you need in your Mercedes-Benz? These are just some of the many questions you should look into before choosing a discernable battery or replacement at Plaza Motor Company. Call us at 3145825294 and let our experts find the prudent battery for your 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 550.

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