|3rd December 2018, 10:44||#1|
Senior - BHPian
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Navi Mumbai
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Car Battery shop - Vinod Batteries (Vashi, Navi Mumbai)
Pricing: Reasonable prices - matches or betters other quotes.
Speciality / USP: None in particular. Just an honest battery shop.
Services from him: New battery for my Abarth and recharging of WagonR battery.
- Phone numbers: +91 74980 94194
- Postal Address: Nilesh Chambers, Office no-6, Plot No - 18, Palm Beach Rd, Sector 19C, APMC Market 1, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400705.
- Email / Website : N/A
- GoogleMap link
A quick google search revealed the name of Vinod Batteries nearby. Gave them a call and the chap promised to send over a guy in an hr to collect the battery for overnight charging.
I was promised delivery next day morning, but since no one was home asked them to postpone it to Sunday. He came promptly and fixed it back as well. Was charged Rs. 350 for this.
Meanwhile the Abarth threw up an immobiliser / anti theft system warning on the mid. I was also getting some Airbag error, all pointing to imminent battery failure:
With the car used quite a bit on the highways, I figured to be better safe than sorry. Drove to Vinod and asked for a quote. With exchange I was quoted Rs. 4700 for 50 DIN Amaron battery. Got it fixed in 15 mins:
The guy was nice and while the bill was getting made, we talked about the Indian car scene, Fiats (always a talking point ) and how much batteries usually last in our conditions.
I was about the leave, but spotted this Exide Conservo battery. The SHVS cars like the Ertiga, Ciaz and S-Cross require this. He said he always has a couple of them even though sourcing them is tricky at times. I had never seen this battery in any outside shop and though of sharing this for the benefit of owners of the aforementioned cars: