The AA Battery Service department is your one-stop mobile shop for electrical problems and battery replacements. The service is only available to AA Members and Fleetcare customers.
As an AA Member you benefit from our competitive prices but above all, you will never be stranded because of an expired battery:
A little battery maintenance can save you a lot of hassle… Problems with car batteries are high on the AA’s call-out rate but with new technology Silver Calcium batteries (AA products), much better cold starting performance and longer service life than ever before, is provided. This is despite the fact of the far greater amount of electronic and current consuming equipment found in today’s cars.
If your car is already displaying worrying symptoms, such as sluggish cold starting (in the morning) then the only solution may be to bite the bullet and replace the battery. The AA installs only Silver Calcium – lead acid batteries. The best advice is to have the battery checked before winter starts, particularly if it is more than three years old. An automotive battery last up to three years, which means around 30% of cars need a battery each year – a worrying statistic considering that without a working battery a driver is stranded.
Batteries produced in South Africa are of good quality but they are often poorly maintained. A common error is to over-fill or under-fill a battery with distilled water, which reduces the battery’s lifespan and failure inevitably at the most unexpected moment.
Battery failure is a common problem but with correct battery maintenance, you can ensure longer battery life. The AA offers the following tips:
Phone the AA now on 0861 000 234 for all your battery requirements.