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Rockhampton Batteries, Cars, Caravans. Best & Cheapest HAE

Battery types for all vehicles. Caravan-specific batteries and caravan battery management devices. Rockhampton’s most trusted battery supplier since 1966.

When is it time for a new car battery?

BUY NOW and PAY LATER with our Interest Free easy payment options. Choose from Humm or Openpay options to pay for your repairs and servicing over a period best suited to you.


Car Won't Start? Have You Got a Flat Battery?

We believe in a proactive approach to keeping all your car systems reliable and low maintenance. Rather than wait for your battery or starter motor to malfunction, we help you stay ahead of any auto electrical and electronic system repair needs by having our technicians identify any potential problems, and address them before they become costly and potentially dangerous.


Good reasons to buy your next battery here:

Take your pick from the best battery brands at rock bottom prices. We fit your battery for free, do an electrical system health check and test your charging system to ensure the correct output and gift you lifetime free battery service.

Remember, price is what you pay - Value is what you get.

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Your New Long Life Car Battery Has Arrived at Highway Auto Batteries.

Take care when choosing a battery based on price alone. A cheap battery is a lesser battery and that means it won’t stand up to the rigors of being the centre of your vehicle’s electron flow. To explain: Today’s cars are more electronic that mechanical and that means starting the engine is one of your batteries’ lesser tasks, that’s easy!

The critical job for the battery in a modern car is to provide stable flow for electrons that travel around operating the various components like brake controller, power steering engine management computer, oxygen sensor and many more. Your cheap battery will be the reason for expensive (read very expensive) electronic systems failure. A cheap battery shop salesperson may not even know about these things they just want to sell you a battery. An example is, for every fifty dollars saved on a cheap battery you may have to spend as much as three thousand dollars per electronic component to get back on the road again. So, deal with trusted professionals who work with and understand electronics and suitable batteries to power them.

Highway Auto Batteries has been in the battery business since July 1966. Our real name is Highway Auto Electrics but for advertising we link the product to the name. You are in good hands dealing with people of integrity, knowledge and customer focus. Give us a call when you want advice on a battery for your car, caravan or 4WD.

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Car won't start? Flat battery?.

If your car won’t start then more than likely it’s your battery at fault. However, symptoms are the same for a number of causes so here is a rundown on what you can do yourself. Turn the headlights on and turn the key, if the lights go out then it’s most likely the battery is flat or has reached the end of its life or it's use-by-date if you like.

If there is no sound at all when you turn the key then maybe the gearshift hasn’t locked into the neutral or park positions thus invoking the safety interlock. Remember Highway Auto is only a phone call away when you need advice. (07) 4926 1303.

Buying a new battery? What's you priority, Performance & Reliability or price?

We can sell you a low cost battery but we don't have a low cost electron stable long life battery. We get what we pay for as the saying goes but with car batteries the cheap battery will seep acid to the battery terminals which will then corrode and your car won't start. Clean the battery terminals and begin the cycle over again. Or, you can let Highways advice you on the most suited battery for the way you use your car. There is a potential cost benefit here and that is not to buy performance levels that you don't need, we can help you with that decision.

Does Your Car Battery Need to be Charged?

If you turn your key and nothing happens, it’s likely you’ve got a flat battery. To avoid being caught out there’s some ways you can pick up the early warnings your battery might fail before it finally crashes.

  • Your engine cranks slowly and takes a while to start.

  • The ‘check engine’ light comes on.

  • The battery looks swollen, it’s leaking or it’s got low fluid level.

  • Your battery terminals are corroded

  • Your car is overdue for it's service.

If you need further information or to make a booking call:

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Is Your Check Engine Battery Light On?

Your first response should be to have your car diagnosed by an approved repair facility. Highway Auto Diagnostics is the place to go for a fast accurate and honest appraisal of what has caused the warning system to activate.

Nothing strikes fear like your check engine light coming on. The symbol you’d like to ignore, but shouldn’t. This warning sign has the potential to keep a minor situation from becoming a major repair — so be sure to listen to your car when it tells you to check the engine.

Your Car's Electronic Control System Speaks.

When it finds a problem in the electronic-control system that it can't correct, the computer turns on a yellow warning indicator that's labelled "check engine," "service engine soon" or "check powertrain." Or the light may be nothing more than a picture of an engine, known as the International Check Engine Symbol, perhaps with the word "Check."

In addition to turning on the light, the computer stores a "trouble code" in its memory that identifies the source of the problem, such as a malfunctioning sensor or a misfiring engine. The code can be read with an electronic scan tool or a diagnostic computer. You still need an experienced technician to perform the diagnosis to ensure that the cause of the failure is pin pointed so that the replacement components are not damaged again.

Now that sounds easy doesn't it? The stored trouble code is not the end of the trail, in fact it’s usually the beginning of the investigation into what specifically caused the malfunction and this process needs more than a code reader to resolve, what it requires is high level automotive diagnostic skills.
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Does Your Engine Shut Off When You Stop at Traffic Lights?

And restart as you press the accelerator? You have a Start-Stop system which was designed as an assist to reduce exhaust pollution. The down side to this is:

Your environmental contribution comes at a cost. You are now locked into a more expensive and complex battery system which demands a special type of battery, fit a cheaper or incorrect one and it will only last a matter of weeks. Call Steve for further information and assistance: (07) 4926 1303

Delkor EFB (Stop/Start) Battery Key benefits.

Delkor EFB batteries with enhanced technology are suitable for Start-Stop vehicles that start the engine numerous times in a single journey. They have twice the level of endurance than conventional batteries and deliver consistently high performance to fulfill greater needs. Ideal for start-stop vehicles not equipped with regenerative braking system. Optimized EFB (Enhanced Flooded Battery) technology delivers outstanding levels of reliability, battery life and consistency in performance. Every single day. Call Steve for further information and assistance: (07) 4926 1303.

  • Maintenance-free, topping up is unnecessary.

  • Up to 2x cycle life than standard flooded batteries on start-stop vehicles.

  • PowerFrame® grid technology for high starting power and reliable performance.

  • For Start-Stop ready cars without regenerative braking system.

  • Award-winning battery for best quality.

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Delkor Premium Silver Battery Designed for Prestige and Performance Cars.

Delkor Premium Silver batteries offer superb starting power that will meet the most vigorous energy demands without compromise. Be impressed by the superior performance for highly equipped cars. A definite first-class experience on the road. The added benefit of using a lead/calcium/silver alloy that elevates performance and durability for extreme applications or high temperatures. Unparalleled choice for car enthusiasts and prestige car owners.

  • Maintenance-free, topping up is unnecessary.

  • Minimal self discharge.

  • Extended service life.

  • Nonspillable and maintenance-free.

  • Award-winning battery for best quality.

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Buy Your Battery From Highway Auto Electrics and Get Lifetime Free Service.

Get free checks and consultations, no need for you to lift your bonnet. Highways will service your battery and do all your under bonnet checks at no cost. Offer applies to our Rockhampton customers. We will check your oil, fluids etc, inflate your tyres, test your battery and wash your windscreen. Ring Steve on his direct line (07) 4926 1303 to discover more about our rewards program.
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Examples of vehicles we service
● Audi
● Daewoo
● Daihatsu
● Datsun
● Fiat
● Ford
● Holden
● Honda
● Hyundai
● Isuzu Ute
● Jeep
● Kia
● Land Rover
● Lexus
● Mazda
● Mini
● Mitsubishi
● Nissan
● Subaru
● Suzuki
● Toyota
● Volkswagen
● Volvo

Highway Auto Batteries offer personal service and quality workmanship guaranteed* for life.

booking car servicing rockhampton For any of the above services or for any automotive repairs, Mechanical, Air-conditioning, Auto electrical, Cruise control, Caravan services, Bosch, Delkor and Century Batteries.

You can speak with Cathy or Steve who will talk you through any automotive service questions and advice; they are well-informed, patient, professionals. (07) 4926 1303

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