[A4] life of the stock OEM battery

docwyte@comcast.net docwyte at comcast.net
Mon Oct 3 23:42:25 EDT 2005

Noticed my 2001 S4 cranking slowly last month.  Still had the factory battery in it.  Got it tested, and yep, it was dead.  Replaced it and all was well.  So 5 years is par for the course...
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> I woke up this morning to a dead battery... I checked all my switches 
> and as far as I can tell, I didn't leave anything on this weekend. AAA 
> jumpstarted my battery, and the guy recommended I get a new battery. My 
> car is a 2001 (purchased in August of 2000), so the battery is a good 5 
> years old. Is this a reasonable time to get a new battery? (I've no 
> idea what the normal lifespan is for a car battery) 
> cheers, 
> steve 
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