12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA
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AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA

Part No. U1R-2 Warranty Details  

Fit of this part varies by vehicle & equipment specs Type of Fit

Autocraft Lawn & Garden Pro batteries are designed for the increasing powering needs of your lawn tractor and utility vehicles. Providing more than 2X the power of basic Lawn and Garden batteries for todays increased horsepower engines. This high power Lawn & Garden battery provides superior performance in all seasons serving lawn mowers, lawn and garden tractors, small tractors, loaders, backhoes, 4-wheelers, generators, and commercial walk-behind lawnmowers. PLUS, let us recycle your old battery for FREE and take advantage of our FREE battery testing.Order your Autocraft Lawn & Garden battery replacement today. Enjoy reliable starting power with no maintenance. You can also shop Advance Auto Parts for lawn & garden engine Oil, Filters, Belts and Spark Plugs.

Product Features:
  • High plate count provides the highest level of performance with more than 2X the power of the basic battery
  • The tin-calcium lead alloy reduces water loss, resulting in a convenient maintenance-free design
  • Special envelope separators protect all sides of the plates, preventing internal shorting and providing superior cranking capacity
  • The Solidium weld system secures the connection between plates and internal connectors, providing consistent battery cranking power
  • 3 month free replacement warranty
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Battery Type:Lead Acid
BCI Group Size:U1R
Cold Cranking Amps:340 amps
Cranking Amps:425 amps
Deep Cycle/Starting:Starting
Height:7 5/16 in
Length:7 3/4 in
Maintenance Free:Yes
Terminal Type:Top Terminal
Voltage:12 v
Weight:17 lbs
Width:5 13/16 in

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AutoCraft Lawn & Garden12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA
 
3.4

(based on 74 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (21)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Can withstand use (13)
  • Improves performance (9)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

  • Poor value (14)
  • Not functional (10)

Best Uses

  • Lawn tractor (5)
  • Garage (3)
  • Lawnmower (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (13), Mechanic (13), Truck enthusiast (7), Auto enthusiast (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

PERFECT product for my lawn tractor

A perfect match for my specific lawn tractor, thanks to the counter guy at Advanced Auto !!!

A perfect match for my specific lawn tractor, thanks to the counter guy at Advanced Auto !!!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't buy this

Purchased June 2011, was load tested today, 10/2/11 and declared no good. Store employees can't explain why and don't seem interested that throwing away [$] is a big deal. Won't...Read complete review

Purchased June 2011, was load tested today, 10/2/11 and declared no good. Store employees can't explain why and don't seem interested that throwing away [$] is a big deal. Won't shop at this company anymore for any part. [@] is a competitor in the area, and they just earned my business.

Reviewed by 74 customers

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5.0

battery user

By 

from north bend ohio

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Improves Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

      put it in my tractor and started very easily /with no charging required

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      5.0

      Great Product

      By 

      from Port Saint Lucie Florida

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      Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

      Great Product

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      4.0

      Good battery

      By 

      from Jesup, Ga

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Lawn Mower

          Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

          Started right up!

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          5.0

          Works perfectly

          By 

          from Ohio

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

              Great product for the price; has started my mower every time

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              5.0

              On Line coupon made this best bargain I could find.

              By 

              from Central, SC

              About Me Do It Yourself

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Cold Cranking Amps
              • Improves Performance

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Riding Mower

              Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

              I needed a battery for my riding mower which I bought new in 1985 and I knew from past experience that the best batteries usually have the highest CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). I did a lot of checking on-line and in ads for the best price on a quality battery. This battery was among my top choices. When I discovered a 30 percent discount if I spent fifty dollars, this was a bargain. The battery was less than coupon so I added a couple of small items to get the total to the coupon minimum and made the purchase. I needed to carry the old battery in to take care of the core charge anyway so I was able to make one trip to pick up new battery and drop off the old one.

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              4.0

              Mower cranks good

              By 

              from Stamford CT

              About Me Mechanic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Improves Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

                  Mower cranks good. This battery is a 340 cranking amp, more capacity than the original 230. It replaces. It wasn't much more money and should help with winter starting. Fit battery box and terminal hardware properly. We will see how it lasts in the future. I keep a battery tender on my mower so it should be good for a few years at least.

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                  2.0

                  Make them charge it

                  By 

                  from Sophia, NC

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

                  Picked it up, went home and put it in lawn tractor and it did not have enough charge to even turn engine over. Hooked up charger and it showed less than 10% charge. Had to charge it 12 hours to get to full charge. We will see if it last. Only a 3 month warranty so that leaves me wondering about the life span.

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                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again

                  By 

                  from Black Jack, MO

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

                  Service person detected that I got battery with reverse positive and negative post from my battery. That was extremely helpful as tractor fired right up and lawn cut without delays! Thanks Advance Auto Parts

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                  5.0

                  10-4 Good Buddy

                  By 

                  from Elizabeth City, North Carolina

                  About Me Ham Man

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Can Withstand Use
                  • Meet Expectations

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Tractor

                  Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

                  Meet all expectations.

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                  5.0

                  Autocraft Lawn & garden batteries

                  By 

                  from weldon spring, MO.

                  About Me Mechanic

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Service And Longivi

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Lawn Tractor

                  Comments about AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA:

                  The previous UR1 battery from Advanced lasted for 5 years and I expect the same from the new UR1 battery.

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                  • Q:

                    Does the height measurement include the height of the posts?
                    Asked on 8/10/2016 by Joe from Baton Rouge, LA

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Yes, Joe! The total height of the AutoCraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery - Part No. U1R-2 includes the terminal posts.

                      Answered on 8/11/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                  • Q:

                    are there any restrictions on charging a dead battery? i was given a rider with this battery.......but it won't crank. Thanks.
                    Asked on 7/15/2016 by David from United States

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi David! With reference to your inquiry on the Autocraft Lawn&Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA (Part. no U1R-2), car batteries are already fully charged and you should be fine to just put it in and crank it up. You can always check to see how long the battery has been sitting on the rack by looking at the date code on the side of the battery. Every manufacturer has it on the side. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or contact our "Live Chat" support and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Can this battery be used on a mobility scooter? Or do you sell any that would work on it. I have one and the batteries in it now are 12 volt 33AH. Thank You,
                    Asked on 6/24/2016 by jillibean from battle Creek michigan

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Jillibean! I will be more happy to locate the exact battery for your mobility scooter, if you could please provide us with the exact specifications of your old battery like cranking amps, cold cranking amps, reserve minutes, and dimensions or feel free to call us at: 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or contact our "Live Chat" support and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                      Answered on 6/28/2016 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Should this battery last more than 2 years? Is there a pro rated warranty on this battery after the three months?
                    Asked on 12/6/2014 by radar from bonneau sc

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Radar, glad to serve you! This battery come with 3 months replacement warranty only. The battery Free Replacement Period begins the day of purchase and expires at the end of the Free Replacement Period that is printed on your original sales receipt. This period does not renew when the battery is replaced during the Free Replacement Period. If the battery is found defective after the Free Replacement Period but prior to the end of the warranty period, a prorated credit will be issued that can be applied toward the purchase of a new battery. The prorated credit will be determined by dividing the original purchase price by the number of months of the warranty period, then multiplying the result by the months remaining in the warranty period. Partial months are rounded to the nearest whole month. Installation or use of an automotive battery in any other type of vehicle or equipment voids your warranty.

                      Answered on 12/8/2014 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Whats the difference between a U1R and a U1?
                    Asked on 4/8/2014 by high tower from Chicopee,Ma

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      Hi High Tower, glad to assist you! U1 and U1R are in the same battery group size. The "R" indicates that the positive lead is on the RIGHT side of the battery.

                      Answered on 4/10/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    What is the + and - post location on the Size U1R, 340 CCA battery.
                    Asked on 11/16/2013 by CT from Brunswick, GA

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi CT, great question! On the U1R size battery, R stands for positive on right and L stands for positive on left.

                      Answered on 11/18/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    I just bought this battery. Does it need charging before using it?
                    Asked on 8/3/2013 by charles from north carolina

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      WIth reference to your inquiry on the Autocraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA - part# U1R-2, car batteries are already fully charged and you should be ok to just put it in and crank it up. You can always check to see how long the battery has been sitting on the rack by looking at the date code on the side of the battery. Every manufacturer has it on the side. 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 8/4/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    do the terminals have screw holes. I f not what model does??
                    Asked on 5/11/2013 by John from NC

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Sorry, this Autocraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 340 CCA - part# U1R-2 does not have screw holes on the terminals. 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 5/12/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    The battery say's 2011. I wasn't sure if I bought it last year or two years ago. This battery was stored in a dry basement on a shelf and is dead now in the spring. So that's it ? 2 years on this battery ? Used it for my riding mower all last summer.
                    Asked on 5/1/2013 by dwolf

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      There is no predetermined amount of battery life. So many variables come into play that it really depends on the situation at hand. 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 5/2/2013 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Does the UR1-2 autocraft lawn and garden battery require water to be added at any point of it's lifespan?
                    Asked on 11/29/2012 by Ragman from Washington, IL

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      This Autocraft Lawn & Garden 12-Volt Small Engine Maintenance-Free Battery, Group Size U1R, 230 CCA (Part No. U1R-2) is a maintenance free battery and it does not require water to be added. The tin-calcium lead alloy reduces water loss, resulting in a convenient maintenance-free design. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                      Answered on 11/29/2012 by Steve from AAP
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