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Old 03-07-2013, 06:39 AM
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zero turn battery

I really never had a battery on these mowers that last more than 2 years.With that being said my father bought one of my zero turns from me and it is needing a new battery. I told him to go to the dealer and they will have a battery for this model JD zero turn. He told me that he is going to get a stronger battery(more cranking amps) from tractor supply for cheaper than my dealer. Will this new battery cause any harm to the mower with the more amps? I need to know before he puts one in it. Thanks
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:44 AM
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Will not cause any problems. Really doubt you'll notice a difference.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:58 AM
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I try to buy those Interstate batteries. In the winter I'll keep a trickle charger on mine while it's not in use. Keep it clean around the terminals in the summer.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:30 AM
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It will be fine. Doubt it will help the battery last longer, but cheaper is always good.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:41 AM
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I agree with curtis anytime i switch a battery out i go with interstate batteries they are good quality at a good price
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:59 AM
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Hey Williams there will be no harm.
Can't beat these prices

http://www.walmart.com/ip/EverStart-...ttery/16795214
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:40 AM
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I really never had a battery on these mowers that last more than 2 years.With that being said my father bought one of my zero turns from me and it is needing a new battery. I told him to go to the dealer and they will have a battery for this model JD zero turn. He told me that he is going to get a stronger battery(more cranking amps) from tractor supply for cheaper than my dealer. Will this new battery cause any harm to the mower with the more amps? I need to know before he puts one in it. Thanks
What battery were you buy? What are the specs of it. Should last more than 2 years if you are buying a quality battery. Quality and cheap dont mix very well.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:29 AM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HecT7T00AlA


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I put this in my 600 Grizzly will last forever ,never go's down .
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:25 PM
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Going on 3+ years with same batteries using a 2 amp trickle charger over the Winter months. I don't leave the trickle charger on all the time though, just hook it up once/month for a supplemental charging....it indicates when a battery is fully charged.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:32 PM
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Here in FL heat is the biggest enemy of batteries. 2-3 years isn't uncommon for batteries in anything. They swell up so much sometimes you can't get them out of the racks.
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