Are Duralast Batteries Maintenance Free
Are all car batteries maintenance free now?
You might have heard sealed car batteries also be referred to as maintenance-free batteries. The terms “sealed” and “maintenance-free” are actually inaccurate terms. This is because ALL modern-day automotive batteries are sealed, and none of them are entirely maintenance-free.
Are Duralast batteries sealed?
Duralast Platinum batteries are sealed and spill-proof, extremely vibration resistant, mount in almost any position and carry two-times the deep cycle capacity of a Duralast Gold Battery. Duralast Platinum Batteries are the best choice for starting your vehicle and maintaining all your power demands.
Are Duralast batteries AGM?
Duralast Platinum: (AGM Battery) Duralast AGM batteries are perfect for vehicles with a variety of electronic accessories. A Duralast battery has twice the cycle life and recharges twice as fast.
Can I add water to maintenance free battery?
There are many maintenance free batteries made today that do not allow you to add water to them or they are made with calcium in the plates which compensates for water loss in the battery and therefore adding water is not needed.
What are maintenance free batteries?
In comparison, Maintenance Free batteries come sealed for life from the factory, and do not require maintenance of the electrolyte levels. The most significant benefit of the sealed design is that no service attention is required, other than ensuring the battery is kept clean and fully charged.
Does AutoZone charge batteries for free?
If your car battery is having trouble, AutoZone store associates can test or charge your battery for free.
How long is AutoZone battery warranty?
Automotive batteries are covered under the AutoZone warranty anywhere from 90 days to four years, depending on the battery brand. Non-automotive batteries are covered between 30 days and two years, depending on the brand.
Does AutoZone install batteries for free?
AutoZone will install a battery for free as long as you purchase that battery from them. They will remove your old battery and take it in place of charging you a core fee.
Does AutoZone charge AGM batteries?
Bring the battery by for a test, if it tests low, AutoZone stores can charge your battery for free. While it’s tempting to buy a high-tech model, you should check your power needs first.
How is Duralast quality?
The best features of Duralast batteries are their top-quality materials and durability. They are made of calcium. So Duralast car batteries last three to five years on average. You can reserve a wide range of batteries with this one, making them a great pick.
How do I know if my battery is AGM?
Basically, an AGM battery will always have a flat top, and only the negative and positive terminals of the battery will be sticking out. On the other hand, the liquid acid batteries have a removable top which is not the case with AGM batteries as they are properly sealed.
How long do maintenance free batteries last?
As for the service life, the replacement cycle of a maintenance-free battery under normal conditions is about 3 years, which is equivalent to that of a lead-acid battery.
How do I know if my battery needs water?
Check to see if your battery has a green light on top. This usually tells you if the water level is good. If it’s gone dark then your battery needs water, or if it turned yellow then your battery needs some assistance. You should not mess with your car battery on your own!
Which battery do not require any kind of regular maintenance?
In addition to the traditional, ‘wet’ batteries and in response to market demand for batteries that no longer require to be topped up, maintenance-free batteries have been introduced. We call these fully maintenance-free batteries. They are also called VRLA, or “Valve Regulated Lead Acid” batteries.
How long does it take to fully charge a car battery at AutoZone?
Free battery charging Our Duralast® Fast Charger can charge most automotive batteries in about 30 minutes.