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Old 10-04-2016, 05:43 PM   #1
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Georgetown 378 Chassis Battery

Replaced the house batteries last year, need to replace the chassis battery. What are the specs so I can shop around.
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:13 AM   #2
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You should be able to read the label on the top of the OEM battery you have in the engine compartment.

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Old 10-05-2016, 09:51 AM   #3
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Pull it out, take it to Wallyworld (or your choice), exchange for identical. Price is typically "exchange" anyway.
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:52 AM   #4
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When I replaced the starting battery in my class A I measured the outside dimensions and got a replacement battery with the same size dimensions but much greater cold cranking amps. your engine takes a starting battery not a deep cycle RV battery.
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Old 10-05-2016, 01:43 PM   #5
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You should have a Ford maintenance manual that came with MH On page 124 of of mine for a 2012 378 it lists battery as being a Motorcraft BXT - 65 -750 . If you went on internet you could likely find specs or even cross reference to equal
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Old 10-05-2016, 01:52 PM   #6
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Cross Reference the Number and go to Sears and buy your Battery. Over the years I have found their Batteries last longer than anyone else's as a Diehard lasts longer, IMHO.
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Old 10-05-2016, 02:07 PM   #7
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I'm still running my original engine battery from 2011.
I also got it load tested a few months back and showed great.
Have you had anyone test it under load?
It may not need replacing.


If it does here is some cheap Wal-Mart replacements.
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The replacement is a GROUP 65 with 750 cold cranking amps...and similar post configuration. Any brand Group 65 with 750 or more CCA's will give equal or better performance. I'd try Wally World or one of the Clubs.
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Old 10-05-2016, 06:57 PM   #9
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Group 65,was the info I needed, I change my batteries ever 2 years in my autos. 2011 RV, it's time to change now. I will never again buy a battery from Walmart, too many failed experiences ! Sticking with interstate!


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Old 10-05-2016, 07:12 PM   #10
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Group 65,was the info I needed, I change my batteries ever 2 years in my autos. 2011 RV, it's time to change now. I will never again buy a battery from Walmart, too many failed experiences ! Sticking with interstate!


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Myself included. I personally have had issues with Wally land batteries leaving me stranded more than once in under 2 years. I have always used the top of the line Motorcraft with great results. They come with 3 year free replacement and then prorated. I am not sure about interstate but have used them years ago with great results as well. Diehards used to be good as well. Look at warranty replacement as well and I would bump up to a 850 cca while your at it
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