2005 BMW Z4 BATTERY REPLACEMENT

  • Tiny
  • griphon
  • 2005 BMW Z4

Electrical problem
2005 BMW Z4 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 47000 miles

What kind of after market battery and is it advisable and safe?

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 AT 2:50 PM

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  • bluelightnin6
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There is really nothing special from the BMW stock battery and a battery off the shelf at a local auto part store. The important things are to choose the one with the best warranty and at the right price, and most importantly to match up it's size ( cranking amps etc.) To the OEM battery.

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Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 AT 6:14 PM
  • Tiny
  • griphon
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What about the tube on the side, RC, AH, etc. After market batteries do not come close to the same specs as original: 570A
12V
70AH
120RC
570CCA

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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 AT 12:51 PM
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  • bluelightnin6
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Autozone sells a duralast battery with an 8 year warranty for your vehicle for 135 after a 12 core charge return. It is vented to outside of the vehicle, made specifically to fit into the trunk location of your BMW. Autozone Part number is H5-DLG

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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 AT 2:51 PM

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