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AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA

Part No. 96R-3 Warranty Details  

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Autocraft Gold batteries are engineered for maximum starting power in any climate. Autocraft Gold batteries are designed to meet or exceed the manufacturers power (CCA) requirements for your vehicle, ensuring you get the power you need for a quick start every time.Take advantage of our FREE battery testing and installation*. PLUS let us recycle your old battery for FREE.Don’t want to bother with installing your Autocraft Gold battery? Stop by your nearest Advance Auto Parts store. We offer free battery and electrical system testing, car battery recycling of old battery, PLUS Free installation with purchase.Advance Auto Parts offers helpful advice about a variety of products, including car batteries. Be sure to check out the following: Order your long-lasting AutoCraft battery online now from Advance Auto Parts.Order your Autocraft car battery replacement today. Enjoy reliable starting power with no maintenance every season.

Product Features:
  • Engineered with PowerFrame positive grid technology which virtually eliminates premature failure and resists corrosion up to 66% more effectively than other grid designs.
  • PowerFrame provides superior starting performance over the life of the battery with up to 70% better electrical flow than other grid technologies.
  • PowerFrame manufacturing process uses 20% less energy and releases 20% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other manufacturing methods.
  • Built to meet or exceed vehicle starting power requirements
  • Maintenance free for maximum convenience
  • 3 year free replacement warranty
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Battery Type:Lead Acid
BCI Group Size:96R
Cold Cranking Amps:590 amps
Cranking Amps:740 amps
Deep Cycle/Starting:Starting
Height:6 15/16 in
Length:9 1/2 in
Maintenance Free:Yes
Reserve Capacity:95 min
Terminal Type:Top Terminal
Voltage:12 v
Weight:31 lbs
Width:6 15/16 in

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AutoCraft GoldBattery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA
 
4.5

(based on 343 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (211)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (105)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (247)
  • Good power output (171)
  • Safe to handle (128)
  • Long lasting (96)
  • Free installation (4)

Cons

  • Heavy (21)
  • Difficult to install (5)
  • Loses charge (5)

Best Uses

  • Battery replacement (295)
  • Upgrade (52)
  • Back-up (6)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (31), Auto enthusiast (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (197), Auto enthusiast (91), Mechanic (28), Truck enthusiast (9), Competitive driver (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Dependable

I hate having to replace ANYTHING!!! So it was no different with my battery. However the entire process was pretty seamless.I went online to purchase, got 30% off! Then I go to...Read complete review

I hate having to replace ANYTHING!!! So it was no different with my battery. However the entire process was pretty seamless.I went online to purchase, got 30% off! Then I go to pickup the merchandise from the store, and they offered free installation. Great!! Now I have a new battery, 5yr warranty. And I am very satisfied

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

96R 590CCA

Bought this battery 8 mo,s ago, As soon as the weather got cold 35 degrees or cooler battery failed to turn the starter over on 2002 escape. I checked to see if any...Read complete review

Bought this battery 8 mo,s ago, As soon as the weather got cold 35 degrees or cooler battery failed to turn the starter over on 2002 escape. I checked to see if any lights or items were left on to discharge the battery none present I charged the battery and the same problem happened the next day. I charged the battery again and placed it in My 09 jeep liberty and drove around. The next morning jeep would not start, But the escape would with the jeep battery, I took the battery back and was told it was in good condition and refused a replacement. Short story used it for a core exchange at a competitors store. No more advance parts for Me.

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1.0

You can do better

By 

from Smyrna, TN

Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

The Autocraft battery lasted 7 months. They did replace it, but the second one died in less than two years. Decided to purchase another battery elsewhere, as I did not want to get stranded with a dead battery that soon again and go through the hassle of replacing it this often. The original Ford battery lasted 6 years.

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4.0

4 Years of solid performance

By 

from NJ

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Battery Replacement

    Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

    Purchased in Aug 2011, fit and function was perfect until this morning. Opted to purchase a new batter instead of going after the pro-rated warranty as Advance offered me a nice discount on a new one, I did opt for the silver battery this time around as my care is getting on in years. Ordered everything on line and went to my local store who were more than happy to install the new battery and take care of the core charge on the spot. For quality, support and service I continue to return to my local Advance Auto parts store for all of my car needs.

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    5.0

    Warranty Covered Replacement

    By 

    from Lees Summit, MO

    About Me Casual Driver

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Long Lasting
    • Warranty Honored

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Battery Replacement

      Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

      I had purchased the battery in my car from Advance a few years ago, and my car wouldn't start. Got it jump started and took it to Advance. They tested the battery and confirmed it was dead. I didn't have my receipt for the battery, so they looked it up. Sure enough, it was still under warranty (3 year warranty for the gold battery) -- by 10 days! Advance honored the warranty with no questions asked, replaced the battery for me, and I was on my way. Excellent experience!

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      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      NOT A FAN

      By 

      from Galloway, Ohio

      About Me Casual Driver

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Good service

      Cons

      • Lasted Less Than 3 Years
      • Loses Charge

      Best Uses

        Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

        I purchased this battery 3 years ago while on vacation. It was the first auto store I could find. I was in a bind and the store personnel was great. Unfortunately this battery didn't have the life span that I expected. In the past I always bought Duralast and had great success with them. I thought a battery is a battery wow was I wrong. Definetly would not purchase this product again

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        (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        96R 590CCA

        By 

        from Armada Mi.

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

        Pros

          Cons

          • Loses Charge

          Best Uses

            Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

            Bought this battery 8 mo,s ago, As soon as the weather got cold 35 degrees or cooler battery failed to turn the starter over on 2002 escape. I checked to see if any lights or items were left on to discharge the battery none present I charged the battery and the same problem happened the next day. I charged the battery again and placed it in My 09 jeep liberty and drove around. The next morning jeep would not start, But the escape would with the jeep battery, I took the battery back and was told it was in good condition and refused a replacement. Short story used it for a core exchange at a competitors store. No more advance parts for Me.

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Auto craft battery

            By 

            from Mechanicsville, VA

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer
            Level 1

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Powerful
            • Safe To Handle

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Battery Replacement

            Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

            Good battery, sales staff very helpful.

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            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            great product, better service

            By 

            from Rochester new York

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Safe To Handle

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Upgrade

            Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

            Use the product for my everyday vehicle, very strong battery and easy to install.

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great Replacment

            By 

            from Woodbridge NJ

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Perfact For Ford Fusion
            • Powerful
            • Safe To Handle

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Battery Replacement
              • Upgrade

              Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

              Great Battery I had to put a 3rd battery in after 2 motorcraft batts died within 4 yrs. Dealer would not replace battery even though it says 36 months said it was done once under warrenty FORD would not back up Battery. I hope this one will stand the test of time. I will give this one 4 stars will update after one year.

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good customer service. Free installation

              By 

              from Smithfield VA

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

              • Short Terminal Connection

              Best Uses

              • Battery Replacement

              Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

              So far so good.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Always end up at Advance

              By 

              from Orlando, Fla

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Long Lasting
              • Powerful
              • Safe To Handle

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Battery Replacement

                Comments about AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA:

                Order online and pick up at the store. Great prices!
                The "Gang" all went to Disney the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and my nephew's battery was dead.
                While they were gone I got a new one from ADVANCE AUTO and changed it out.
                I had more fun test driving his Mustang than any of the rides at Disneyworld !!

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                • Q:

                  Does this battery have enough cold cranks for the Atlanta area. Is there another battery you recommend with more cold cranks for the 2011 MKZ? Do not want to get stuck when the temperature drops below 30 degrees (been there, done that).
                  Asked on 6/11/2015 by Dan from United States

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hi Dan, glad to help you! The AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA (Part No. 96R-3) is the only battery currently unavailable online for your 2011 Lincoln MKZ. I think this battery should work fine in the Atlanta area.

                    Answered on 6/11/2015 by Steve from AAP
                • Q:

                  If this battery is maintenance free why does it have caps that pop up?
                  Asked on 4/22/2015 by JOHN from Orangeburg sc

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    I'm happy to help, John! This Autocraft Gold Battery (Part No. 96R-3) is considered maintenance free because under normal operating conditions you will not need to add any distilled water. A battery exposed to severe overcharged conditions will gas and use water, resulting in premature battery failure. In this case you then have the ability to add distilled water by removing the caps.

                    Answered on 4/23/2015 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                • Q:

                  I have a 2006 Mustang GT and the 96R-Gold and 40R-Silver batteries are listed. The CCA and the CA are about the same, but surprisingly the 96R is 2" shorter in lenghth. What is the difference between the 96R-Gold and the 40R-Silver, besides the price and warranty?
                  Asked on 3/12/2015 by Rick T. from Springfield, VA

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    I'm happy to help, Rick T.! Both the Autocraft Gold Battery (Part No. 96R-3) and Autocraft Silver Battery (Part No. 40R-1) will meet the requirements of your 2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L V8. Both batteries contain the PowerFrame grid and will provide reliable service. The main differences will be the warranty, reserve capacity and dimensions.

                    Answered on 3/13/2015 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                • Q:

                  What is the ah rating of the battery vs stock
                  Asked on 3/4/2013 by Paul from Sacramento, Ca.

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    The amp hour rating of this AutoCraft Gold Battery, Group Size 96R, 590 CCA, Part No. 96R-3 is 45 amp hour (20 A.H. Rate).
                    For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
                    For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 3/5/2013 by Aaron from AAP
                • Q:

                  Without the BS answer you wrote to the other questions, is this battery Made in USA? Yes, or No? This is a definite selling point to me, a union worker.
                  Asked on 7/23/2012 by joeschmo

                  3 answers

                  • A:

                    Made in Mexico, Non-union workers

                    Answered on 1/5/2015 by nick from macomb mich.
                  • A:

                    I just bought one today and it was from Mexico. Johnson Controls has major recycling plant there as well as in South Carolina.

                    Answered on 8/31/2013 by Wildone2 from Woodstock GA
                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    I am sorry that the information about the origin of a product is highly confidential. As the manufacturers may have different warehouses in several countries, the origin of the products may accordingly vary. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                    Answered on 7/24/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  how long does this battery last for?
                  Asked on 5/31/2012 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Usually 4-5 years but there is no predetermined amount of battery life. So many variables come into play that it really depends on the situation at hand. For further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 6/1/2012 by Steve from AAP
                • Q:

                  is this battery made in the U.S.A.?
                  Asked on 1/6/2012 by steve from Stamford CT

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

                    Answered on 1/8/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                • Q:

                  are these batteries made in U.S.A.?
                  Asked on 1/5/2012 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

                    Answered on 1/8/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                • Q:

                  Are there any Group Size 96R with more CCA than 590.
                  Asked on 8/12/2011 by crscearce from Yanceyville,NC

                  2 answers

                  • A:

                    590 Cold Cranking Amps is the maximum available in auto batteries this size. There are very few other choices 96R battery size.

                    Answered on 3/5/2012 by James F. from Orlando, Florida
                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    We greatly appreciate your taking time to submit a review. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to assist you.

                    Answered on 8/13/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                • Q:

                  do you install batteries when they are purchased online?
                  Asked on 7/21/2011 by Anonymous

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    No, we do not install batteries.

                    Answered on 7/22/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                  • A:

                    call your local store. The one near me does.

                    Answered on 10/6/2012 by ~J from Saint Paul, MN
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