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Hi everyone ive just noticed the red indicator on the battery is showing i think it is the original 1 although
not sure they last 9yrs? Anyhow do i run out and buy another or could this change back to green at some point.
ive just been doing the usual in terms of mileage,is there a particular battery best suited if i need to replace.
whack it on charge and see what happens in a few days... the cold weather wont be helping, if it returns you may need a new one..

There are better tests you can do, but you'll need another person! lol
Ok thanks :)
[quote name='MrRedman' timestamp='1323177740' post='155465']
Ok thanks :)

at that age and on red its a waste of time charging it its gone and needs replaced ide just buy a new one
If the car is used regularly then the chances are its had it's day and not holding charge very well. At 9yr old you have done not too bad.
James Nisbett
Instructions on howw to change the battery in the ford Focus:

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