At about 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 yr time frame, watch for the car to have a sluggish sounding crank when you go to start it, or find the battery dead.
The OE battery is not the best
Same here.My experience has been that original OEM batteries have been the best. Lasted longer than any aftermarket.
Just the opposite with tires. :grin:
In the eighties I put a second hand Dagenite Demon battery on my Ford Cortina, It was still going strong fifteen years later when said vehicle went to the great scrapyard in the sky, can anyone beat that??.Same here.
The earliest OEM battery failure I've ever experienced was on a 4-year old Nissan. But that battery had to be boosted on the day I first took delivery of the vehicle, and then didn't die again until the vehicle was four years old and had been sitting for a month covered in snow waiting for its lease to expire. One boost was enough to get it running long enough to return it to the dealership. The perfect crime. :59:
I had an '82 honda accord growing up and the **** thing was on all the time. I think I had either a bad battery or wiring issue. I went through 3 alternators before I got rid of it. They'd last for about a month.The warning light lets you know if the alternator is working The only way to know about the condition of your battery is to have it tested with the correct battery tester