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AZ owners: battery life?

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by petersharp, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. petersharp

    petersharp [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Seems like the battery on my 2007 is about to give up the ghost after about 2.5 yrs. How long did yours last? Mines the big one as I have the tow package.
     
  2. AZCOMA

    AZCOMA where can't I go?

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    i have a group 31 optima and its 2 1/2 years old still works great!
     
  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    My OEM went in 35 months.
     
  4. SLOCOMA

    SLOCOMA SWAPMEET CRAWLER

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    your right.. i bought my truck back in july 07..and had to change the battery during the "monsoon season" we had it.. i think it was in august.. soo thats just about 2years..
     
  5. itsjustaliftedXR

    itsjustaliftedXR Well-Known Member

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    hmm... i bought my 07 in February of 07 and my battery SEEMS fine, but i have heard that most batteries on these trucks seem to go out right at the 3 yr mark. stupid question, but how can u tell if your battery needs to be replaced?
     
  6. Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    Still going strong. *crosses fingers*
     
  7. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I try to replace mine when it is a little slower to crank.
     
  8. petersharp

    petersharp [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well I left it for about 7 days over Christmas and it only just had enough power to turn the engine over. I have done some reasonable miles since and it still seems slow cranking - so it isn't taking charge.
     
  9. cmack

    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    Hasn't gone yet. It's about a year old.
     
  10. SunDevilTacoma

    SunDevilTacoma Well-Known Member

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    I lived here my whole life and after about 2.5 years I start waiting for the battery to die. It doesn't what size or life rating, about 2.5 years is roughly what I get.
     
  11. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    My OEM battery lasted 2 years...
     
  12. Kyouto42

    Kyouto42 Iron Beard

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    Dunno how this one will hold out but usually mine last around 4 years... O.0
     
  13. OH-MAN

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    I have to agree years ago 2 years was about all I would expect.
    I try to go to optimas now after two years in new cars.
    The gel types do seem to last longer. I have about 4years on my optima red top in my Lightning.
     
  14. Ridingontrd

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    31 months.Slow cranking,had it checked out,dead cell.:(
    Replaced under warranty.:D
     
  15. Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    Thanks for the rep!:) Leave your name next time.
     
  16. petersharp

    petersharp [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Talkin to me? I didn't rep you.
     
  17. Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    Nope. Just whoever repped me in this thread.
     
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