Freightliner $68 batteries

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  1. SoCalRed

    SoCalRed Medium Load Member

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    Has anyone used the cheap $68 batteries they sell at Freightliner?
    My batteries died and I went to the dealer as I’ve seen the cheap batteries there before. They run my vin and told me that I have the Odyssey Extreme in my truck and these are $1000 each. Told the parts guy there is no way I’m paying $4000 for batteries I’ll take the cheap ones. He tells me these only last about 6 months.
    I’m sure they will last more that that. What is your experience within these?
    Odyssey Extreme are $408 on Amazon, but I think that’s still too much for a battery.
     
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  3. 77fib77

    77fib77 Road Train Member

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    I have an $80 battery from FL it's a year old and fine. Really you only get 2 to 3 years out batteries anyway. 300 for 4, so you can replace all of them 3 times and still be cheaper by a $100 for one special battery.
     
  4. SoCalRed

    SoCalRed Medium Load Member

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    That’s what I was thinking.
     
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    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    Free lifetime replacement come with those? I wouldn't even buy their cheap batteries for trying to charge that for batteries.
     
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  6. SoCalRed

    SoCalRed Medium Load Member

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    A whopping 3 years warranty on a $1000 battery
     
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    I bought 4 this year for the first time. So far, so good.
     
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    O'Reillys
     
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    Spyro2112 Medium Load Member

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    720 not 9s they suck
     
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  10. SoCalRed

    SoCalRed Medium Load Member

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    So, what happened?
     
  11. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    lol. $4,000 for battery
     
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