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lostscout

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Posted: 05/03/19 05:32pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

2014 Winnebago Vista 26HE needs repacesment battery. Manuel does not state what model, etc. Need help.

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Posted: 05/03/19 05:42pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Any competent automotive parts store can tell you the type battery you have installed and recommend an appropriate replacement.


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Posted: 05/03/19 05:43pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

It would depend on what chassis. I am guessing it is on a Ford F-53. That would be what you would look up the battery for.


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just drive it to wal mart have the biggest marine starting battery they have installed free.

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Posted: 05/03/19 06:57pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Just call Winnebago Customer Service and have the last 6 didgets of your Vin ready. They offer outstanding customer service and can give you the battery type and size, 1 800 537-1885


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lostscout, you didn't say if you're needing a chassis battery or house batteries. Assuming you're wanting a chassis battery, my advice to choose the biggest battery that will fit the battery holder with longest warranty. You can never have too much capacity or too long a warranty.

Batteries are expensive these days and I've been able to find a coupon at this site https://www.dealnews.com/s2750/Advance-Auto-Parts/ I place the order online using the coupon code and pick up the battery half hour later at the store. All I see right now are 20% off coupons but once in awhile they have one for a $40 savings on purchased over $100.


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Chassis or House
Chassis: Remove it to an auto parts store or a "Battery Store" (I went to DEKA) and they will match it..
Specificitions you need to pay attation to are
Size (L-W-H) terminal arrangement (Top or side. plus on right or left) and cold cranking amps (You can go larger but I'd recommend not going smaller).

HOUSE batteries .. I very much favor pairs of GC-2 in series (Golf Car batteries) but.. You can do as above too. IN this case L-W-H, Terminal And as many AMP HOURS as you can get. but a caution on Amp Hours

Wal*Mart rates them at the 1 amp rate (how many hours at one amp draw) so a Group 24 pops over 100 AH.. but a Group 24 is at best 75AH at the C/20 rate..

Make sure you rank them at teh same standard (C/20 is best).


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Posted: 05/05/19 07:21am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The Ford Owners Manual on page 112 list the part number (BXT-65-750) for the battery. Specifically it is a Group 65 750 CCA battery.

For the house two deep-cycle Group 24 batteries were the original equipmentment per the sales brochure. Group 24 batteries are a bit on the low side regarding amp hour capacity. I would measure to see if two GC2 6VDC batteries will fit in the space provided.


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lostscout wrote:

2014 Winnebago Vista 26HE needs repacesment battery. Manuel does not state what model, etc. Need help.

Regardless of OEM and whether chassis or house, I'd be replacing with the largest that will fit, without having any access problems.
Going the expense of AGM's for the house, is a real plus and for never needing water or emitting fumes, especially.


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Got to autozone. They offer RV batteries and can give you recommendations.

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