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2015 Chevrolet Spark - How often to change battery

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I change out batteries at the 3-4 year mark, having had batteries fail at 3 years.

it depends on where you live. I live in Pennsylvania and usually get at least 4-5 years out of a battery

Many people drive until the battery dies, but that can happen at a time or place that’s inconvenient. I prefer to replace my battery proactively at around four or five years, especially because I keep my cars for eight to ten years, so normally I replace it once and I’m done.

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My battery was still keeping a charge after 9 years. I replaced it just to be safe.

Go to a car parts store, have them check your battery and alternator (should be free), tell us what you find out.

Among the 3 cars I’ve maintained, 6 years has been typical battery life.
The original battery in my 99 RAV4 lasted 9 years though.
I’m in southern Iowa.

Some auto stores will do a conductance test on the battery to determine its condition.

I did a conductance test on my own battery, and these were the results.


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