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tanyuethan
post Aug 30 2018, 02:28 PM

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Ford ranger XLT 2.2
Wat battery should I use?
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post Dec 1 2018, 10:50 AM

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All brand i search online only can find maintenance free battery. Looking for old-school type battery NS60 or NS70 - any suggestions pls?

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QUOTE(DM3 @ May 7 2018, 11:37 AM)
Like mine theres an insulation wrap and external cooling plate at the mounting points of battery at engine bay
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Hi DM3,

Am interested to know what does your external cooling plate look like , please share a picture. Thank you very much.
SleeplessEyes
post Dec 1 2018, 05:57 PM

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Now i am in a dilemma. My Axia will turn 2 yrs in few months time. Its a manual car btw.
It has already 50K plus mileage due to partly doing Grab.
battery still factory original panasonic. I bought a Volt meter, which plugs into the cigratte. So far showing 12.5-12.6V on a cold engine and shows 12.8 after running for a while.

lately saw some white battery dust (dont know the corect term) which i read if there is some..its a sign battery gonna die soon.

should i change for preventive measures? Battery warranty from Perodua definitely out - only 1 yr or 20K . So i will buy from outside because i know P2 will charge Rm200 plus for ori battery.
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post Dec 1 2018, 09:15 PM

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QUOTE(SleeplessEyes @ Dec 1 2018, 05:57 PM)
Now i am in a dilemma. My Axia will turn 2 yrs in few months time. Its a manual car btw.
It has already 50K plus mileage due to partly doing Grab.
battery still factory original panasonic. I bought a Volt meter, which plugs into the cigratte.  So far showing 12.5-12.6V on a cold engine and shows 12.8 after running for a while.

lately saw some white battery dust (dont know the corect term) which i read if there is some..its a sign battery gonna die soon.

should i change for preventive measures? Battery warranty from Perodua definitely out - only 1 yr or 20K . So i will buy from outside because i know P2 will charge Rm200 plus for ori battery.
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If I were you, I'd just change it for peace of mind. The battery will need changing sooner or later. Delaying it causes you anxiety and worry, which cannot be good for health.
If you think a dead battery won't cause much inconvenience, it's ok to delay. But to me, a dead battery will definitely be troublesome and in the haste to replace it, I might actually be spending more money compared to having done my price comparison/research.
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post Dec 4 2018, 09:29 AM

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QUOTE(SleeplessEyes @ Dec 1 2018, 05:57 PM)
Now i am in a dilemma. My Axia will turn 2 yrs in few months time. Its a manual car btw.
It has already 50K plus mileage due to partly doing Grab.
battery still factory original panasonic. I bought a Volt meter, which plugs into the cigratte.  So far showing 12.5-12.6V on a cold engine and shows 12.8 after running for a while.

lately saw some white battery dust (dont know the corect term) which i read if there is some..its a sign battery gonna die soon.

should i change for preventive measures? Battery warranty from Perodua definitely out - only 1 yr or 20K . So i will buy from outside because i know P2 will charge Rm200 plus for ori battery.
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Change. Should read above 13V on a running car. Get Amaron, pretty good and not expensive. If you order online and get free shipping and discount vouchers or discount via credit card then really value.
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post Dec 4 2018, 09:42 AM

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QUOTE(Jason @ Dec 4 2018, 09:29 AM)
Change. Should read above 13V on a running car. Get Amaron, pretty good and not expensive. If you order online and get free shipping and discount vouchers or discount via credit card then really value.
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Oops, maybe I didnt mentioned clearly biggrin.gif .
I meant - If my engine is switched off after driving for a while, it slowly drops from above 13V to somewhere around 12.8V.
But if the engine is running then it goes beyond 13V. And its around 13.6V.

Okey noted, I will go online shopping and check out the prices of Amaron biggrin.gif
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QUOTE(SleeplessEyes @ Dec 4 2018, 09:42 AM)
Oops, maybe I didnt mentioned clearly  biggrin.gif .
I meant - If my engine is switched off after driving for a while, it slowly drops from above 13V to somewhere around 12.8V.
But if the engine is running then it goes beyond 13V. And its around 13.6V.

Okey noted, I will go online shopping and check out the prices of Amaron  biggrin.gif
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When car is running should be 13.7V to 14.7V. I guess you can use your battery for a while more. But its definitely weak.
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post Dec 7 2018, 04:32 PM

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Hi, what is the current price for Century 40ZL now? RM185 consider expensive or not? I don't want trade in with old battery. If trade in can get RM170.
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post Dec 11 2018, 10:36 AM

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Anyone tried Pinaco battery before? Vietnam brand
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post Dec 27 2018, 06:37 PM

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QUOTE(t1231 @ Jan 8 2018, 04:23 PM)
Hi all,

My current battery is showing signs of weakening, only just a bit short of two years - would it considered short? FYI I'm driving a 12 years old Vios, using normal type battery (not maintenance-free) .

Should I go for maintenance-free type? Please give some known good and lasting ones, plus their known market selling price.

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hi all,

my update after 10 months:

I bought Amaron from an online seller, he delivered to my house and assembled for me, after a few months I have a problem-the battery lost power after only 2 months, I called him, he came actually, but later found out that it was my alternator problem. Sent the car to a workshop got it fixed, the battery till now is still good.
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post Nov 16 2019, 03:22 PM

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Battery Review

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Battery Model: Century Marathoner (NS40ZL)
Use date 15/9/2016
End date 15/11/2019
Duration 26 months. (2 years plus a bit)

Review still okay.. harder to crank when reaching 26 months above.. need becareful when exceed such duration.

Currently Install
Battery Model : GP Battery ( FGP6-40B19L)
use date 15/11/2019

Review not sure how authentic this battery model .. anyone encounter before??

i purchase at the REVIVE Century battery shop At sunway mentari.
RM200.

For honda city.

hope got feedback from forumer

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cenkudu
post Dec 30 2019, 09:14 AM

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Hi...my service centre has advised me that my car battery is now underpower and charging rate is only 75-80%. This advise was made 6 months ago and the same advice was given recently when I sent for service in early December. Looking to the battery, it seems ok during start up but the voltage does not reach the appropriate level when the engine running. Is it time to change as preventive measure? the age of the battery is 2 years 6 months (GS Yuasa batterry)
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QUOTE(cenkudu @ Dec 30 2019, 09:14 AM)
Hi...my service centre has advised me that my car battery is now underpower and charging rate is only 75-80%. This advise was made 6 months ago and the same advice was given recently when I sent for service in early December. Looking to the battery, it seems ok during start up but the voltage does not reach the appropriate level when the engine running. Is it time to change as preventive measure? the age of the battery is 2 years 6 months (GS Yuasa batterry)
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Bro., there is insufficient information to make an informed decision. If you are in Melaka area, I would like to try to help you out by testing that battery out further.
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QUOTE(CarrotMilk7517 @ Dec 7 2018, 04:32 PM)
Hi, what is the current price for Century 40ZL now? RM185 consider expensive or not? I don't want trade in with old battery. If trade in can get RM170.
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It is hard for me to say whether it is expensive or otherwise, especially without being able to test out the said battery. I am curious why wouldn't you want to trade-in the old battery ?
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QUOTE(CarrotMilk7517 @ Dec 7 2018, 04:32 PM)
Hi, what is the current price for Century 40ZL now? RM185 consider expensive or not? I don't want trade in with old battery. If trade in can get RM170.
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Century Marathoner or Excel?
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post Feb 10 2020, 01:09 PM

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QUOTE(Micheal Brown @ Feb 10 2020, 12:04 PM)
A period of 2 years is actually short for a battery life expectancy. Generally, car batteries can last 3 to 5 years in a normal condition.
My Odyssey PC680 is 2 years old and still works well. It has a limited 2-year full replacement warranty that may be a good choice for you.
You can find out more details at Best Car Battery: Ultimate Buying Guide and Product Reviews
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The more hi tech /electronics in modern cars drains even faster like civic TV, almost evry yr or 1.5 the most, so need to use Amaron high spec type to push thru beyond 1.5yrs
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QUOTE(Elwin2000uk @ Mar 3 2020, 05:58 PM)
would like to share some car battery knowledge. for battery use in malaysia hot weather, battery spec and acid filled in the battery is very important.
For small size battery normally use in all perodua and honda city/jazz, original spec is 38B19L. so that come to hot weather in malaysia may consider higher spec 40B20L, it may last longer and stabilize your car electric perfomance.
for century marathoner NS40L (38B20L) maintenance free battery is normally basic choice for perodua. marathoner max 40B20L for honda city/jazz is the best choice.
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Have to agree with you but every manufacturer's way of giving the performance ranking ie. the "XX"B20L is not standardized, some may have lower no. but using purer ingredient (lead), better technology in manufacturing the frame and right level of acidity to make the battery long lasting. It carries weight but It's not standardized across the industry.
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QUOTE(outpace @ Mar 4 2020, 02:38 PM)
Have to agree with you but every manufacturer's way of giving the performance ranking ie. the "XX"B20L is not standardized, some may have lower no. but using purer ingredient (lead), better technology in manufacturing the frame and right level of acidity to make the battery long lasting. It carries weight but It's not standardized across the industry.
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Interesting comment bro. Since there is no ISO among battery manufacturers themselves, therefore comparisons of batteries from different manufacturers is like comparing apples and oranges and lemons etc etc.


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post Apr 6 2020, 03:40 PM

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Hi all, just changed mine to Panasonic brand as i cant find the century and GP shop during this MCO.

Is the brand Panasonic can be use? i cant much information for this brand.

Pls help ayam here.

TQ

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