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Old 09-30-2011, 03:49 AM
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batteries run down fast, time for new ones?

I have been having hard start issues the last couple of weeks and determined it was low oil pressure and a bad FICM. Now I only get about 5-6 seconds of crank time before the batteries run down. I charged them all the way overnight and still only about 5 secs. A month ago I had them load tested and they checked out ok. Do I need new batteries, and which ones? I won't skimp on batteries, so the most reliable.
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Old 09-30-2011, 03:52 AM
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You need new batteries.
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This is what I would put in it
ODYSSEY Batteries - Find a Battery
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ODYSSEY Batteries - Find a Battery

Am I doing something wrong or are these over $300+ each??

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Old 09-30-2011, 07:39 AM
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Those are 300 on the site. But you can get them for about 160 each at batteries plus.

Its a super high quality deep cycle battery.

Puts optimas to shame
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I would do a load test on your alternator also.
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I just called Batteries Plus and they quoted $351 each.
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Those are 300 on the site. But you can get them for about 160 each at batteries plus.

Its a super high quality deep cycle battery.

Puts optimas to shame
Which Batteries Plus did you get that price, I'll order them from there.
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Batteries

Are you running any sort of extra's, subs GPS air bags that sorta thing? if not i would stick with something that's not so crazy. There really is no need for a deep cycle in these diesels. Everyone I know runs regular 65 groups in their trucks and they use them as work vehicles. I work for Interstate Batteries so I'm partial of course. The most you should be paying for two of the top line batteries from us for that truck is around $140 a piece.
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die hard platinums are awesome a lot better battery than my old optimas
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