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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 426 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (272)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (120)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (268)
  • Good power output (181)
  • Safe to handle (134)
  • Long lasting (103)
  • Free installation (4)

Cons

  • Heavy (22)
  • Difficult to install (6)
  • Loses charge (6)

Best Uses

  • Battery replacement (325)
  • Upgrade (53)
  • Back-up (6)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (31), Auto enthusiast (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (215), Auto enthusiast (102), Mechanic (33), Truck enthusiast (12), 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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2.0

Buying it here is good , getting it installed however...

By 

from Lakewood, OH

Pros

  • Good Value

Cons

  • Free Installation

Best Uses

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

    Battery was good.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    No complaints here!

    By 

    from Central Square, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 3 Year Warranty
    • Easy Purchase Process
    • Identical To Oem Battery

    Cons

    • I Didn't Buy It Sooner

    Best Uses

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

      Of course the battery dies at a bad time. Had all the kids in the car to take to school and ....click, click, click. I jumped the battery and after dropping the kids off and getting to work went online to purchase. Noticed this had a 3 year warranty and a reasonable price. Even better when I went to swap it out, it was identical to the original Ford battery (which lasted 7 years). I'm happy with the purchase.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great battery

      By 

      from Chatsworth,Ga.

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Works Flawlessly

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • All

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

      Car battery. Performs properly. No issues to report.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great Service!

      By 

      from Rayne, LA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Installation
      • Service

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

          Couldn't be happier with this purchase. The young man that helped me (neglected to get his name) checked to see if my old battery was bad, which I thought it was. What surprised me was he proceeded to install the new battery which I wasn't expecting. Great service, in and out in 15-20 minutes.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Fixed my two issues

          By 

          from White House, TN

          Verified Buyer

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

          Had a starter getting slower and slower. Also just had my air bag warning light begin to stay on, intermittently.

          Now, with a new battery, both issues are fixed.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great price for a battery.

          By 

          from Ohio

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Price
          • Installed For Free
          • Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              First time I have ever needed to buy a battery. I ordered it online to save an extra 10% off my order and it was easy to pay and pickup. The gentleman also installed it for me for free.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Battery for 2007 Mazda 6

              By 

              from Rolesville, NC

              Verified Buyer

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

              This battery is smaller than the one it replaced but it is the battery for my car (based on Advanced Autos notes). So far (3 days) it works fine. I really don't anticipate any problems unless it is closer to the end date (3 year warranty).

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              • No

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              4.0

              AutoCraft Gold

              By 

              from Coralville, Iowa

              Verified Buyer

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

              This battery was a perfect replacement for original equipment in the car. It has offered quick and reliable starts each and every time the key is turned. Great option for a new car battery, and the line is efficient and well priced.

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              • No

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              5.0

              "Thanks, I would buy this product again and agai

              By 

              from Luquillo, PR

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

              The service is excellent.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Battery

              By 

              from commerce twp, mi

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

              Had then install it also. Good job.

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              • Q:

                how can I tell how long the battery has been on your shelf or MFG date?
                Asked on 1/20/2016 by Duke

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Hi Duke, I'm glad to assist you. The manufactured date will be usually appears on a sticker on the battery or a stamp burned into the battery case itself.

                  Answered on 1/20/2016 by Solomon from AAP
              • 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

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                  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

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                  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

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                  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

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                  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

                • 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
                • 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
                • A:

                  Made in Mexico, Non-union workers

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

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

                1 answer

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                  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

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                  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
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