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Old Aug 14th 2012, 4:31 pm
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How long does an average car battery last (for a Jeep Grand Laredo) - mine just lasted approx 18 months until this morning (just when i needed to be on time for a meeting !!)
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Old Aug 14th 2012, 4:43 pm
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First one lasted 14 months then replaced under warranty
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Old Aug 14th 2012, 4:50 pm
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Originally Posted by UKCityGent View Post
How long does an average car battery last (for a Jeep Grand Laredo) - mine just lasted approx 18 months until this morning (just when i needed to be on time for a meeting !!)
http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=766660
There was also another thread which I started only a few weeks earlier on exactly the same subject.

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Old Aug 14th 2012, 5:52 pm
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How long does an average car battery last (for a Jeep Grand Laredo) - mine just lasted approx 18 months until this morning (just when i needed to be on time for a meeting !!)
Many batteries now come with a 2 year manufacturers warranty (should last around 4/5 years)
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Many batteries now come with a 2 year manufacturers warranty (should last around 4/5 years)
2 years or so.... not more, in this heat with the ac running etc they dont last same as tyres too.
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[QUOTE=busybee2;10227441]2 years or so.... not more, in this heat with the ac running etc they dont last same as tyres too.

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2yrs Max!
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My last 2 batteries lasted 3 years... ACDelco was the brand
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1-2 years depending on your car, and how long it's parked in the sun and how often you drive you might get away with 3 years.

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thanks

Decided to go for US brand (Al Delco) for now to see how long this lasts - otherwise its back to German models
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