Do I need this specific battery?

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  1. Sep 23, 2017 #1

    farmerjohn1324

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    I need to replace a battery on a Coleman RV.

    The original one is a Exide Stowaway Deep Cycle.

    Do I need that brand or is it the size and voltage that matter?
     
  2. Sep 23, 2017 #2

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    Size, voltage and amperage.
     
  3. Sep 23, 2017 #3

    havasu

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    Any deep cycle will work, provided as Snoony says, it fits, is the same amperage and voltage. For cost savings, I try to get them at Costco or Sam's Club. They seem to have the best prices.
     
  4. Sep 24, 2017 #4

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    I have had great luck with Wal-Mart batteries. I'm not a fan of Wal-Mart themselves but there batteries beat the interstates I've run in my equipment
     
  5. Sep 30, 2017 #5

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    Deka batteries are very good.
     
  6. Oct 1, 2017 #6

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    One other thing I have found the hard way when substituting a battery along with type and size make sure the terminal polarity is the same. Some batteries have +/- switched around.
     
  7. Oct 1, 2017 #7

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    lol that bite me in the butt.
    i did not pay attention, just grabbed a battery and off I went.
    I live 30 miles from walmart, had to go back and get the correct one
     
  8. Oct 2, 2017 #8

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    You are closer to Wal-Mart than I am
     
  9. Oct 3, 2017 #9

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    I'm surrounded by them!
     

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