Due to manufacturing constraints as a result of Covid-19 and high demand for batteries, certain vehicles batteries are on a nationwide backorder. Your service technician will advise you if they have your vehicle battery in stock. If your battery is unavailable, a battery test and jump start or tow will be provided.

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AAA Car Battery Replacement Service in Two Quick Steps

Tell us a few details about your vehicle make and model to get your car battery cost quote.
After reviewing the quote, which will show the AAA member discount, select Request Battery Service. AAA will dispatch a professional auto tech to your home, place of business or breakdown location to diagnose the issue with your car and install a new battery, at your request, right on site.
Car battery replacement is another convenient AAA auto service available to help members resolve an inconvenient breakdown.


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A Tow Providers Instinct is Always to Help Others First

A Tow Providers Instinct is Always to Help Others First

Chad, a tow truck operator, was in a crash with another driver but instead of tending to his own injuries, he rushed to the injured to help. AAA commends this Real Hero of the Road for his selfless act that saved another person’s life.
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Reacting without Hesitation to Save a Life

Reacting without Hesitation to Save a Life

Saleem, a tow truck operator, and one of his staff rushed out to help someone who had been in a serious crash in front of their shop. AAA celebrates this Real Hero of the Road for his quick action that saved a man’s life.
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Small Acts of Kindness to Help Heal a Community

Small Acts of Kindness to Help Heal a Community

Jeanette and her team of tow truck operators were called when tragedy struck their community. They rose to the occasion and AAA commends these Real Heroes of the Road for the compassion and grace they showed.
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Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul

Michael and Joe, two tow truck operators, wanted to help during the pandemic and started delivering for Meals on Wheels. AAA commends these Real Heroes of the Road for their acts of generosity during such a hard time.
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Sometimes Members Need More than a Tow

Sometimes Members Need More than a Tow

Brett, a tow truck operator, went the extra mile and drove member with dementia home to his family. AAA commends this Real Hero of the Road for this act of kindness.
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Heroes Run Toward Danger when Everyone Else Runs Away

Heroes Run Toward Danger when Everyone Else Runs Away

Zack, a tow truck operator, ran toward a burning car to rescue two small children. AAA celebrates this Real Hero of the Road for making a difference every day.
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A New Van, A New Home and Hope for a New Life

A New Van, A New Home and Hope for a New Life

After a closer inspection of a vehicle on a routine call, Chuck Berry of Expedited Towing, learned the car he would be towing was also the member's home.
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Heading Home for the Holidays

Heading Home for the Holidays

A young woman headed to surprise her family for Christmas ended up stranded with a flat tire. It was late and as Dennis Lee Richards of Riverside Auto & Towing, Longbottom, OH, arrived on scene.
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AAA Car Battery Replacement Service Includes:
  • Diagnostic electrical system and battery test with a results report (printed or emailed)
  • Delivery and battery installation at your location (home, business, side of the road) on most vehicles*
  • Competitively priced premium AAA branded battery
  • 72-month limited warranty including 3-year free car battery replacement period
  • Proper disposal and recycling of all replaced batteries
  • AAA car battery service vehicles carry fresh batteries (less than 150 days after factory activation).
*Price does not include tax and environmental fee. Certain vehicles due to the location of the battery may require both additional time and labor costs to install. Batteries are available for most, but not all vehicles. Service may not be available in all areas and times.
Car Battery Replacement 101

How long do car batteries last?
Depending on where you live and the type of driving you do, most batteries have a three- to five-year lifespan.
Are all car batteries the same?
There is no one-size-fits-all battery suitable for every vehicle. When it’s time for a new one, consider battery freshness, type, physical size, terminal locations, electrical specifications and warranty before you buy.

Most cars use conventional flooded lead-acid batteries, but increasing numbers of newer models with high electrical demands require an enhanced flooded battery or absorbent glass mat design. Installing the wrong type of battery can adversely affect electrical system performance and battery life.

AAA makes sure you get the right battery for your car – one that meets or beats your vehicle’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) battery specifications. This will ensure a proper fit and optimal performance.
How does the AAA car battery replacement service work?
For 20 years, AAA has been dispatching mobile units to test and install new car and truck batteries for stranded members. For maximum convenience, AAA car battery replacement service (available in most areas) sends to your location a trained auto technician who performs a free diagnostic test of your car's battery, and starting and charging systems. If necessary, and with your approval, the technician can install a new high-quality AAA branded battery right on the spot.

As part of this convenient member service, AAA also collects and recycles all of the replaced batteries. Over the program’s lifetime, AAA has helped members recycle millions of batteries.