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Since that the weather has gotten cold here I've noticed that the OEM batteries that come in the accent suck. I have to plug my car in below -15 celcius so that my car will start in the morning. Its only when I'm at work I don't know if its going to start because I can't plug in my car. What would you guys suggest for a battery, something that has good cold cranking amps and that is easier on the engine when its cold. Also a battery I don't have to constantly plug in when the mercury hits below -0 celcius.
 

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Uhm...

No matter what kind of battery you get, it'll happen. Batteries just tend to lose their efficiency after 20 degrees celcius. It might help if you get a battery blanket heater. We use those a lot up here, but it hasn't gotten that cold in Anchorage yet.

Howie~
 

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what about dry cell batteries, are the still inefficient below 20ºC?
 

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optima batteries i think are the best on the market had mine for 3-4 years and have not had a single battery issue even left my headlamps on for a day or so and when i got in to drive it started right u[p without a problem
 

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maccent98 said:
optima batteries i think are the best on the market had mine for 3-4 years and have not had a single battery issue even left my headlamps on for a day or so and when i got in to drive it started right u[p without a problem
How much do these batteries cost?
 

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I have a red top Optima and it ran me $130 bucks, best battery I have ever bought, so I picked one up for my womans 99 firebird when her battery died.
 
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