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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 01-30-2013, 07:51 PM
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Duracell batteries

...available at Sams club. Apparently made by East Penn and re-branded. Would appreciate any comments from present owners, as I will be shopping for a new battery soon - mine is almost 6 yrs old.
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Deka.
Is that good or bad?
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I saw all that. What I am looking for are users of these batteries, not company PR. They all say they are the best, but I would like to hear from actual people who have them installed in their cars.
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Then you obviously won't like the post above mine... LOL

I was about to get one of these AGM duracells from batteries plus, but the warranty wasn't as good as the Autozone Platinum that I got. They also seem relatively new.
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I saw all that. What I am looking for are users of these batteries, not company PR. They all say they are the best, but I would like to hear from actual people who have them installed in their cars.
I have Deka 649MF Exact fit for 3 years. Chasing some electrical gremlins that took that battery out (I still have the gremlins). Replaced the battery under warranty. Gremlins aside, it's a good battery. never skipped a beat even in -35C to -40C. (-31F to -40F)
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Just for reference:
What battery (1) & what battery maintenance (1) & battery electrolyte (1) & battery replacement DIY (1) (2) (3) & how NOT to change the battery (1) (2) (3)
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