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Old 03-16-2015, 09:04 PM   #1
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Battery replacement

Any recommendations on what brand of batteries to replace the ones I have in my 2015 31sl. Both my batteries are bad for whatever reason. Getting ready to change them out. I had Walmart deep cycle batteries in my last unit and they did an adequate job.
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Old 03-16-2015, 09:20 PM   #2
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That's what I use, highly rated by Consumers Report. Of course, Interstates are also good.
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Old 03-16-2015, 10:24 PM   #3
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on a 2015 ? I'd go back to the dealer and redwood - that's horrible they put bad batteries on a new rv!
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Old 03-16-2015, 10:49 PM   #4
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They put some crappy generic batteries in from the factory. They also put crappy tires on from the factory, but that's another thread.
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Old 03-17-2015, 01:15 AM   #5
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My 31SL only came with 1 generic battery from the dealer. I don't do any dry camping so I installed 1 Interstate battery. I had one Interstate in my previous 5ver and it was great.
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I had the same problem with mine. One battery shorted out so I replaced both with interstates. Both original battery's had no name brand no #s nothing to tell where they came from. The dealership or redwood reimbursed me about 2/3rd of the cost for the new ones. We were in the trailer for 2 mths

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Old 03-17-2015, 06:04 PM   #7
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Replaced my batteries with two golf cart 6 V batteries from Costco. $160 for the pair and they are made by Interstate. Lots of capacity.
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Now you're talking... That's what I'm doing as soon as I can chop a path through the ice to get to the battery box... UGH!
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Old 03-17-2015, 08:37 PM   #9
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That's a good price for the golf cart batteries. We don't have a Costco around here close, though. That would be the best way to go.
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Old 03-17-2015, 10:22 PM   #10
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We're using two maintenance free Interstate Batteries that were installed the day we picked it up three years ago. Still going strong.
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