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Author Topic: Which Battery is right from my car (1.9 TDI, 2003)  (Read 7811 times)

Offline maysani

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Which Battery is right from my car (1.9 TDI, 2003)
« on: December 22, 2012, 02:35:09 PM »
During the cold snap, my car did not start I had to jump lead it. I believe the battery needs replacing. The fitted one is VARTA 12V 70 Ah, length 278mm. the measurement of the battery try is 370mm. shall I buy the 70Ah or the 80Ah or the 90 Ah


Offline Chrispb

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Re: Which Battery is right from my car (1.9 TDI, 2003)
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2012, 04:47:20 AM »
For normal usage 70 to 80 amp/hr or 650 to 700 cold cranking amps

Have a look at these examples. http://www.batterymegastore.co.uk/wizard/Car+Battery+Finder/results/
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

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Offline Madbaz

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Re: Which Battery is right from my car (1.9 TDI, 2003)
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2012, 01:10:33 PM »
I nipped to Halfrauds, they did a free drop test on my old one, although the test was inconclusive I told them to stick a new one in (their model #, HCB096 CLICKY), not cheap at just under a £100, but a 4 yr warranty and no problems since.
My other car is a 480 hp Volvo.

Offline brummygit

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Which Battery is right from my car (1.9 TDI, 2003)
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2012, 03:04:57 PM »
If you want a Premium battery the Bosch S5013 is the biggest that fits. I paid £94.50 mail order from Autospares back in March.


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