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AZ owners: battery life?

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

  1. Dec 31, 2009 at 6:08 AM
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    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. Dec 31, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    AZCOMA

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    i have a group 31 optima and its 2 1/2 years old still works great!
     
  3. Dec 31, 2009 at 6:25 AM
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    chris4x4

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    My OEM went in 35 months.
     
  4. Dec 31, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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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. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    itsjustaliftedXR

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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. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    Packman73

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    Still going strong. *crosses fingers*
     
  7. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I try to replace mine when it is a little slower to crank.
     
  8. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:58 PM
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    petersharp

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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. Dec 31, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    SunDevilTacoma

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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.
     
  10. Dec 31, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    My OEM battery lasted 2 years...
     
  11. Dec 31, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Dunno how this one will hold out but usually mine last around 4 years... O.0
     
  12. Dec 31, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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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.
     
  13. Jan 1, 2010 at 5:16 AM
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    31 months.Slow cranking,had it checked out,dead cell.:(
    Replaced under warranty.:D
     
  14. Jan 1, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    Thanks for the rep!:) Leave your name next time.
     
  15. Jan 1, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    Talkin to me? I didn't rep you.
     
  16. Jan 1, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    Nope. Just whoever repped me in this thread.
     
  17. Jan 3, 2010 at 6:10 PM
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