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#1 MrRedman

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 01:23 PM

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.
thanks..

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#2 TDCiST

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 01:24 PM

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

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 01:32 PM

Ok thanks :)

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 02:06 PM

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

#5 stef123

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 03:02 PM

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.

#6 James Nisbett

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:46 AM

Instructions on howw to change the battery in the ford Focus:

http://drivingroadra...ford-focus.html

#7 NorthSussex

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:55 AM

The battery on my last Mondeo was original and still OK after 12 years, for the last 2 years the green indicator had disappeared but I didn’t notice a red one, also the car would not be used for over a week in cold weather and still start OK.

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