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Battery Test and Replacement Service near Chicago, IL

Battery Test and Replacement Service near Chicago, IL

There are many routine maintenance jobs that need to be performed on each and every vehicle to ensure longevity. One of the most important on the list is to test and replace your battery! Read on to learn how often this needs to be done, and how you can complete it at our Service Department at Bill Kay Ford.

Timeline

You might be wondering exactly what role a battery plays in your system. This component is responsible for helping your starter power up your vehicle, as well as keep it running while you’re on the go. Your automobile quite simply could not function without it! These parts are built for the long haul, and only need to be replaced about every three years. You can also come in after you’ve driven 30,000 miles to check in with its wear and tear.

Warning Signs

If you wait longer than that and your battery starts to lose functionality, you might notice a few signs. First and foremost, when your car refuses to turn on and you hear a clicking noise after turning the key, that is a sign that your battery has burnt out. This may lead to you needing a jump start. You should also keep an eye on your electronics to see if they are malfunctioning, as all of them are also connected to this component. Next, watch out for any other strange happenings like a slow start, strange odor, or backfiring. And last but not least, if you pop the hood and take a look at it yourself, watch out for liquid oozing out or a swollen casing. Both of these are symptoms of an old battery that needs to be taken out.

Replacement

Thankfully, we offer convenient battery replacement at our service bay. Come in six days of the week, Monday through Saturday! You can set up an appointment ahead of time with our Schedule Service tool, and our team will greet you with a smile. After an initial inspection of all your model’s major parts, it's time to take a closer look at the battery. If they determine it is at the end of the road, they'll reach out to our in-house Parts Department to find a suitable substitute. One quick swap-out later, and you’ll be at the helm of a like-new car! While we work, you can relax in our waiting room. 

For easy battery test and replacement service near Chicago, IL, come see us at Bill Kay Ford! Our friendly team would be happy to assist you. We even have money-saving Service & Parts Specials!

 

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Andrew Spicka
Andrew Spicka
GOOGLE
7-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I dealt with OC over text, I told him the exact vehicle my wife and I wanted. I gave him my trade in information, how much we wanted to put down and he beat every other dealers price. We looked at many different dealers for a certain vehicle. After he told us our monthly payment we stopped in after work and purchased the vehicle. Quick and painless I would highly recommend Bill Kay Ford.

"Very Smooth Buying Experience"

Edge Buyer
DEALERRATER
7-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My salesperson, OC Glover, offered a very competitive price and was very accommodating in conducting an extended dealer trade search to find the vehicle with the exact features I was requesting. The numbers OC presented to me were the exact numbers I saw when I entered the finance office. Mark in the finance office, did his due diligence in providing information on extended warranties and various packages, but did not push anything on the customer. The overall purchasing experience was smooth, laid back and at no time were sales pressure tactics utilized. I am very pleased with the new car buying experience at Bill Kay Ford.

Daniela V.
YELP
7-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Best buying experience ever!!! Thank you to Mark & Juan for taking great care of me during this buying experience.

Roci
CARGURUS
7-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great

"Did good work. But did not give an estimate before work..."

Paul 113068
DEALERRATER
7-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

Did good work. But did not give an estimate before work was completed. As they stated when car was left.But did apologize & gave a small discount from labor cost.

"This was my second time buying from Bill Kay Ford. They..."

Ellietteee
DEALERRATER
7-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

This was my second time buying from Bill Kay Ford. They were exceptional and made my first time buying brand new a breeze. Thank you!

Tommy M
Tommy M
GOOGLE
6-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Was on my way to another Ford dealer when I drove by here. Figured I'd stop in and see if they could match the price of where I was heading. Found out that the price shown at the other dealer included rebates that I wouldn't even be eligible for (First Responder, Veteran, etc.). Bill Kay Ford still had all the other manufacturer and ford rebates that I was eligible for taken off the MSRP. It would've cost me more at the other dealer. It was a seemingly smooth process. Mike D was on his game. He walked me throught the entire process effortlessly. I'd highly recommend anybody to go buy a car from Mike. He also got the service department to look at my current car and give me a great price on my trade in, way more than I thought it was worth. I couldn't have asked for a better car buying experience. Thanks, Mike D! I'll see you again when I need another car for sure.

"I was impressed by Juan’s courtesy, respect, and..."

Wendy
DEALERRATER
6-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

I was impressed by Juan’s courtesy, respect, and knowledge. He was patient with me and my husband as we thought about purchasing the car. When we baulked at what we thought was a low offer for our trade-in, he spoke with superior, who gave us a better offer. He was enthusiastic and efficient about completing the paperwork and other details. Dave was extremely efficient and good humored about all the paperwork, and we left on good terms. My husband and I strongly recommend this dealership.

Bill Olmsted
Bill Olmsted
GOOGLE
6-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent sales experience with Juan Hurtado, felt safe since all wore masks and practiced distancing (except for finance manager). Very satisfactory overall, fair trade-in price, fair pricing and zero APR for 72 month loan.

Michelle Hicks
Michelle Hicks
GOOGLE
6-26-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I haven’t had to purchase a car in 6 years. I called and spoke to Kevin and he was very professional and helpful with getting me a car that I absolutely love. My experience was pleasant and straight to the point. Kevin was able to assist myself and another customer buying a car at the same time and we both left happy. I’ll definitely purchase from him again.

"I haven’t had to purchase a car in 6 years. I called and..."

Michelle Janine
DEALERRATER
6-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I haven’t had to purchase a car in 6 years. I called and spoke to Kevin and he was very professional and helpful with getting me a car that I absolutely love. My experience was pleasant and straight to the point. Kevin was able to assist myself and another customer buying a car at the same time. I’ll definitely purchase from him again.

"Mark the used car manager found my dream car!! Everyone..."

Nicole_fidan
DEALERRATER
6-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Mark the used car manager found my dream car!! Everyone in the dealership made my experience so easy! Thank you so much! Very happy with my car!

"great service"

Patty
DEALERRATER
6-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I took my 2017 Ford Escape in for a recall, ended up getting oil change, tires rotated, maintance check. in & out in 45 minutes. I call that great service.

"Very nice to work with bought 2 cats and a truck from..."

AREADISPATCHER
DEALERRATER
6-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very nice to work with bought 2 cats and a truck from them get all my service done hete woll listen to you when you have a problem

"Anytime we do repairs at this shop, we meet technicians..."

Godson
DEALERRATER
6-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Anytime we do repairs at this shop, we meet technicians who are some of the most competent in the business. They do their work expertly and professionally, and the work is done remarkably well, and on time. Kudos!

"The service department was real Curtis they were real..."

dent60104
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The service department was real Curtis they were real attendances they kept me updated on the progress of my vehicle they help me out with my car shield insurance they were very patient with my car shield and pay insurance thank you very muc h

"Just professional and Courteous I was given a full detail..."

Aperry
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Just professional and Courteous I was given a full detail as to what was going on with my vehicle I was called in a timely manner to let me know what was going on with my vehicle my vehicle was cleaned washed

"I love this place always helpful and nice and..."

MAURREEN.STAMM
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I love this place always helpful and nice and trustworthy. Everyone there is so nice and eager to help me every time I got service

"Very respectful and did a wonderful job. PJ made sure..."

Bk17219
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very respectful and did a wonderful job. PJ made sure all of my concerns with the vehicle were brought to the technicians attention and addressed. When I pick up my car ,it was running great, it was cleaned and Dustin Collins came out to make sure that I was 100% satisfied.

"Romario is the best!! He was very helpful and..."

jolyene_valles
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Romario is the best!! He was very helpful and professional. I Would definitely go back to him on my next trade in. Very pleased with his services

"I needed work done on my Flex, but did not what to take..."

gordonbay55
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I needed work done on my Flex, but did not what to take it to a local mechanic. I whated it done correctly by a ford mechanic.

"I Found what I need!I wasn’t treated by used cars..."

sam
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

I Found what I need! I wasn’t treated by used cars manager like I want, when I asked about price discount, he gave me $1 coupon for coffee Salesman Mike was nice and helpful .

"My service is always pleasant. The wait is just too..."

Dmcewen54
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

My service is always pleasant. The wait is just too long. The reps are friendly and very accommodating. The waiting room is is always clean. It would be nice to have a loaner for an hour or 2 to run errands. Other than that I'm a satisfied customer.

"Service was great. service personnel were polite and..."

BIRDHOG
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Service was great. service personnel were polite and informative. Will bring my vehicle back in the future. Highly recommended. Dealership clean and covid 19 safe.

"Clean pleasant environment, friendly staff hardworking...."

geno
DEALERRATER
6-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Clean pleasant environment, friendly staff hardworking. the sales staff work thorough and looks for the best benefits and saving available. Making sure your vehicle is clean and also explains the functions and features of the vehicle.

I took my car in for a electrical problem and my check...

mbrown1173
CARS
6-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

I took my car in for a electrical problem and my check engine light was on. PJ really made sure my car was done in a timely manner. He was very professional and courteous. I gave 4 stars because the text they sent stating I can check on my car by texting the number back and when I did no one never reply back. So I just kept calling.

"I took my car in for a electrical problem and my check..."

mbrown1173
DEALERRATER
6-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

I took my car in for a electrical problem and my check engine light was on. PJ really made sure my car was done in a timely manner. He was very professional and courteous. I gave 4 stars because the text they sent stating I can check on my car by texting the number back and when I did no one never reply back. So I just kept calling.

oil change and change batteries on car fob

JGALLIGANI
CARS
6-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I had an appointment for oil change and when I arrived Mr. Pritchar was ready to take care of my car. He was very pleasant and professional. I waited for my car, paid for the service and went to my car. When I started the car a light went on to replace my car starter fob battery. I went back in and met Mr .Cotten who replaced my batteries for me .thank you guys for being so nice .

Great Service and are extremely reasonable pricing....

bkosidowski1992
CARS
6-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great Service and are extremely reasonable pricing. Treated me like a member of the family. I can't thank them for helping me get into this awesome vehicle.

"oil change and change batteries on car fob"

JGALLIGANI
DEALERRATER
6-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I had an appointment for oil change and when I arrived Mr. Pritchar was ready to take care of my car. He was very pleasant and professional. I waited for my car, paid for the service and went to my car. When I started the car a light went on to replace my car starter fob battery. I went back in and met Mr .Cotten who replaced my batteries for me .thank you guys for being so nice .

"Great Service and are extremely reasonable pricing...."

bkosidowski1992
DEALERRATER
6-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great Service and are extremely reasonable pricing. Treated me like a member of the family. I can't thank them for helping me get into this awesome vehicle.

When i arrived at Bill Kay Ford in Midlothian there was a...

Ipeirce
CARS
6-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

When i arrived at Bill Kay Ford in Midlothian there was a salesman waiting to help me and my fiance select a vehicle that was right for us. Mena Karas was a polite and informative salesman and Dave Edwards in finance was great to deal with and also very informative and polite. I had a great overall experience at Bill Kay Ford i will purchase all my future vehicles at this location.

Great buying experience with them. Great customer service...

Gholstont31
CARS
6-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great buying experience with them. Great customer service and easy to work with the salesman. Definitely would buy another car from them in the future!!!

"Great buying experience with them. Great customer service..."

Gholstont31
DEALERRATER
6-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great buying experience with them. Great customer service and easy to work with the salesman. Definitely would buy another car from them in the future!!!

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