How Can I Get a Battery Test and Replacement?

There are a few important parts that every vehicle needs to run with top-notch efficiency. At the top of that list is its battery. However, just like the ones inside your phone or your TV remote, car batteries wear away over time and eventually need to be replaced. If you suspect that this might be happening to your vehicle, contact us at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte today!

Warning Signs

If you’re not an automotive expert, you might be wondering what warning signs to look out for that could indicate a problem. There are several subtle signals to watch out for, such as if your car starts taking longer than usual to start up or emits a clicking noise while powering on. One unmistakable sign that your battery is falling flat is if it seizes up and needs a jump start from another ride to get it going again. Lastly, keep an eye on the electronics within your car. Your display screens, headlights, and interior lights are all connected to your battery, so if those start to glitch, then your system might be malfunctioning, too.

Timeline

There is also a general timeline that we recommend you follow. It is smart to get your battery checked about every three to five years. That is because at the three-year mark, it might start to exhibit some strain. By the time five years have passed, it will be time to check on the remaining lifespan of it. However, this amount of time can be affected by a number of different factors, such as your driving style, the climate you drive in, your specific model, and more. For specific information on your vehicle, make sure to read your owner’s manual. For all other questions, we have a handy online Ask a Tech form where you can submit your inquiries.

Test and Replacement

If you do decide to visit our service bay, you can do so after scheduling an appointment online, or by simply driving in unannounced. Either way, our team will get to work right away inspecting your system with an electrical system test. If this diagnostic reveals that you do need a new battery, then our in-house Parts Department can help. They will dig into their stocked inventory and find the ideal replacement. Then, it’s a simple process of taking out the old one, cleaning out its terminal, and installing the new one so your vehicle runs as good as new! While we work, we recommend relaxing in our waiting room and checking out our Service Specials. We update them frequently to save you as much money as possible on your maintenance.

So, if you were thinking, “How can I get a battery test and replacement?”, you now have your answer! Pay us a visit at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte, and our friendly Service Department will help you during our accommodating hours.

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Shelley Hoffmann
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7-11-2020
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I had a recall on my 2012 Sportage. So had to take it to the dealership. Car was also due for oil change and tire rotation. Was expecting to hear I needed all kinds of other “ dealerships recommended repairs “. But was nicely surprised when no “additional repairs “were suggested. As with other Kia dealerships I have been to. Thank you Port Charlotte Kia.

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7-10-2020
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Great place great People

Earnest Palmer
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7-10-2020
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Teddy C. And Sugar Bear were a great Salesman and Finance Team...I love my new 202 Soul.

Robert Talbott
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7-4-2020
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Just bought the very first K5 from the dealership with Cierra's help and she was excellent!

Ed Williams
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7-4-2020
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Tina S.
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7-4-2020
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Jordan did a fantastic job with us! He went above and beyond for my family! Would recommend him to anyone. I left thinking I wouldn’t get the car of my dreams and the next day he called to say he found a way!

Justin Oben
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7-3-2020
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Great service from the person who set my appointment, to my salesman Gil & on down the line. I got a beautiful car at a fair price. A very good experience all the way around.

Paula Anyman
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7-3-2020
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Cierra helped me in purchasing my new Sorento and she was excellent! We her today!

Ann Letterio
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7-2-2020
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Great service got a new car

Maria Haysen
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6-30-2020
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Salesman Ted was great to work with and completely understanding. He walked me through the entire process and was very knowledgeable.

Darren Lake
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6-30-2020
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I had a great experience at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte. Salesman Ted went to great lengths to help me and family-making sure that we got everything we wanted. I would definitely recommend coming to this dealership and working with Ted.

Jade B
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6-30-2020
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I went into Kia to look at used vehicles and that’s when Rachel G approached me. She showed me around and explained the different vehicles Kia has to offer. I did not purchase a vehicle but when I am ready I will definitely go back to see her!!

Jim Beasley
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Had a great experience today at Kia with Gage. He helped me with everything I needed in a timely manner. Thank you for your help today!

Briahna Rebmann
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6-30-2020
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Recently purchased a Kia Optima from Rachel, Very pleased with the overall experience and she was a pleasure to work with really made the car buying process painless!

Kyle Finney
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6-30-2020
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My new Kia Telluride is awesome. Thanks Gage for all the help! If you need a Kia, definitely ask for Gage.

Evelyn Sanchez
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6-29-2020
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Brandon H is a fantastic sales consultant, he did everything right so i could leave the dealership at the time i was supposed to. It was quick and simple ! Everything was explained to me perfectly I'm so happy to have met Brandon as ill be contacting him in another 3/4 years for another vehicle!

Jolene Smith
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Brandon Helped me so much, ill definitely be coming back to him for another vehicle! friendly funny smart no pressure whatsoever now thats what im talking about!

Abigail Radcliff
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6-29-2020
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Brandon H was my sales consultant, he was wonderful! Helped me get the perfect vehicle for my family and I thank you so much Brandon

Linda Harris
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6-29-2020
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Cierra just helped me in purchasing my new 2020 Optima and she was amazing! My experience was wonderful!

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Betty Anderson-Paradis
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6-27-2020
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Eric helps me with all of my service needs and a very nice and personals person if it wasn't for him I will not be coming there for the service for my car

Greg Lashbrook
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6-27-2020
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Lisa Graham
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6-26-2020
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I called to set up an appointment to have the oil changed in our Kia. I was pleasantly surprised upon arriving at the dealer when Eric asked me if I wanted it done now. He said it would be ready by 7 (it was 5:30)- I said, “Sure!” I went home and received a phone call within an hour- “Your car is ready!” I went back, had an easy check out and pick up. They followed all CDC guidelines- I felt safe. Thank you Eric. Thank you Fuccillo Kia. I was wowed!

Jojo Smith
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6-25-2020
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Mikey G. was very helpful and courteous from the moment he approached me when I was "cruising" the lot and through the whole car-buying experience. He never tried to convince me that I should buy something I could not afford. Mikey was sympathetic to my needs and limitations. He was efficient and courteous in the final closing and explained everything thoroughly.

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