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Old 05-30-2015, 08:25 PM   #1
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Battery Manufacturer

Is there some way to find out what kind (brand) of house batteries are in my coach? I have a 2013 3011DS Forester with two 12v batteries. There is no vender/manufacturer info on either of them.

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Old 05-31-2015, 12:33 PM   #2
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I had the same problem with my 2013 3011DS Forester. Both coach batteries have no identifying information on them. Both of the factory batteries went bad a month ago. I replaced them with Costco's deep cycle Interstate RV/Marine batteries. The factory batteries are NOT the highest quality and that is probably why we don't get to know who made them.

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Old 06-01-2015, 07:25 PM   #3
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They are Exide. Batteries are decent...the key is proper maintenance which I'm guessing they rarely get on a dealers lot.
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:30 PM   #4
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LOL mine were from NAPA auto parts.
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Old 06-04-2015, 09:37 AM   #5
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LOL mine were from NAPA auto parts.
Napa batteries are either East Penn or Exide made, FYI
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Old 06-04-2015, 10:31 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by wana65stang View Post
Napa batteries are either East Penn or Exide made, FYI
Exide for the majority.

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