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Old 03-25-2003, 10:14 AM
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Originally posted by rdanz

If it ain't broke don't fix it.
Also agreed!

Expected battery life is subject to many uncontrollable parameters. The rule of thumb is 5 years, but some give up the ghost at three, while others can last over 7 years.

Case in point: The OEM battery on our SL finally died about a month ago...that would put the battery life at about 8 years!!!

And we did get a replacement at Interstate...about half of what the OEM would cost...
2009 ML350 (84K) - Family vehicle
2001 CLK430 Cabriolet (71K) - Wife's car
2005 BMW 645CI (124K) - My daily driver
2012 Mustang V6 (60K) - Daughter's car
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