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Offline Ironhide

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Re: Help!!! Need new Battery!!!
« Reply #25 on: May 30, 2020, 03:29:07 PM »
Do you have a photo of the actuator?

Unfortunately I don't have a photo and if I would have a photo I couldn't post it, because I've canceled my photobucket account.  :banghead:

By the way is there a provider where I can post my photos for free?

Opel wanted the old actuator, because they needed to send it to GM for getting their money back.

I've checked the actuators before I installed them.

Every actuator (the original one and the two replacements) came from ACDelco and has been produced in China. :gaah:
Oliver  :usa:

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Re: Help!!! Need new Battery!!!
« Reply #26 on: May 31, 2020, 02:54:06 PM »
I just had to replace a battery in my BMW Z4MC. In that car a low battery triggers all sorts of trouble codes, usually inaccurately.

The problem was that the battery tables are no longer accurate and the sizes quoted for a given number may be off 1/4" or more, which can make a difference in being able to fit them.  They had to get three batteries before they found one that fit exactly - at least you don't have to remove fenders to change them on that car ;-)
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Re: Help!!! Need new Battery!!!
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2020, 10:11:23 AM »

 Last June 3rd I had a New Battery installed ( Interstate ) 1 year 2 months later Dead as a Doornail junk . The guy told me when not driving it in Winter I should start at least once a every Day or 2 . I never had a problem with the old one and it was Replaced 4 months after I bought the Car in Dec.2008 that one had Bad CELL , THAT WAS around April 2009 IT Lasted until last June . Went back to Factory A C Delco . NTB gave me a replacement ( under 2 years old and I sold it for 75.00 bucks .Hope this one last 10 yrs. too .

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Re: Help!!! Need new Battery!!!
« Reply #28 on: July 14, 2020, 04:24:44 PM »
I bought the factory AC Delco about 5 years ago and still going strong.
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Re: Help!!! Need new Battery!!!
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2020, 02:03:14 AM »
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Re: Help!!! Need new Battery!!!
« Reply #30 on: July 16, 2020, 08:12:27 AM »
The guy told me when not driving it in Winter I should start at least once a every Day or 2 .

I've got a lightweight Braille in the Camaro, which I have to either keep on a tended or start every day or two in the winter...no way that should be acceptable with a normal battery.

I did it to myself buying the Braille, but it's a compromise I was willing to live with. Stock battery in the Camaro weighed more than the one in my truck! The Braille weighs 17 lbs.
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