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That depends on the battery and the use of it. If it is used in an extreme climate condition, like North Dakota, or Miami, it will not last as lng as in a moderate climate like St. Louis. If if is used for a lot of short trips where it is constantly being started and shut off, it will not last as long as highway driving where the vehicle is started once and run for miles. The battery itself whether it is a 24 month, 36 month, 80 month, etc makes a big difference as well.


Most batteries with a 5 year estimated life need to be replaced in 4 years.


I have a mobile car battery service in Miami. I do a lot of batteries a year. Most batteries last 3 years. Top of the line can last a bit more. There are ways to make them last more. Read my article to find out how.


Pedro Talavera. Certified Mobile Tech of Miami.

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