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Old 01-05-2011, 11:18 PM
buggman buggman is offline
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Default Wal Mart's MAXX batteries

My last battery from Wally World lasted right up to the last few days before the 9 year warranty expired.
A little over 3 years ago that one finally died & I got another MAXX battery. About this same time I upgraded my alternator & all the related wiring to 1/0ga. In all the years since, it's never given me any troubles in the 100*+ summers or the 0* winters... until this winter. About a month ago when the cold set in here, the truck was a little hesitant to start & I knew it wouldn't be long before it would be dead. It would still crank over, but not with the ease it normally had, so when I had to go to Wally World the other day I thought I'd put the 9 year pro-rated warranty to use since it has already passed the 3 year free replacement period.

I come to find out that my warranty had almost $50 worth of credit left, so I decided to just pay the difference & get a brand new one. No questions asked, no let's test it for 4 hours, no have you checked your connections, nothing except "do you want to get the same one?"

It took longer to find someone with a key to unlock the register & sign off on the exchange than it did to get the new battery installed.

For about $35, I've got a brand new battery with another 3 year FREE replacement & 9 year pro-rated warranty.

Not a bad deal
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Old 01-05-2011, 11:27 PM
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Default Re: Wal Mart's MAXX batteries

Haha that's awesome, got to love warranties that don't have horrible loop holes.
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Old 01-06-2011, 06:25 AM
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the wallyworld here now has a BIG SIGN that any battery before a replacement will have to be charged and or then checked . no matter what
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Old 01-06-2011, 06:45 AM
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ha, glad you have had luck with those, I bought one of the yellow maxx's there about 6 yrs ago, every 2yrs they failed. I just kept exchanging them out since it had the warranty but dam that gets old. I want my truck to start everyday, no problems. The one I have now (not in my truck) is the third, everytime I go to start the truck (my lifted ranger) it has to be jumped. I have a NAPA gold battery in my plow truck, havn't had any problems with it....yet.
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Old 01-06-2011, 02:08 PM
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I have a NAPA Legend 75 in mine and haven't had any problems out of it since I got it about three years ago. At Advance we have to charge it for (technically) 24 hours before a free replacement but if you just make a scene then they will replace it for fear of losing a customer.
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