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AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA

Part No. M24-3 Warranty Details  

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

Autocraft Marine starting batteries deliver cranking power to start your boat engine time and time again. PLUS, let us recycle your old battery for FREE.Order your Autocraft Marine battery replacement today. Enjoy reliable starting power with no maintenance. You can also shop Advance Auto Parts for Marine Oil, Filters and Spark Plugs.

Product Features:
  • Starting power meets or exceeds original equipment specifications
  • Patented grid manufacturing provides optimized electrical flow to start your engine
  • Patented technology delivers grid corrosion resistance and extended battery life
  • Corrosion resistant terminals offer ability to quickly connect and disconnect accessories
  • Handle for easy carrying and installation
  • 1 year free replacement warranty
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Battery Type:Lead Acid
BCI Group Size:24
Cold Cranking Amperage:800 A
Cranking Amps:1000 A
Height:8 11/16 in
Length:10 15/16 in
Maintenance Free:Yes
Reserve Capacity:135 m
Terminal Type:Combination Auto / Stud Terminal
Voltage:12 v
Weight:45 lbs
Width:6 7/8 in

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AutoCraft Marine/ RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA
 
4.5

(based on 187 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (129)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (10)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Can withstand use (47)
  • Improves performance (23)
  • Versatile (17)
  • Good power output (3)
  • Improves comfort (3)

Cons

  • Not functional (4)
  • Poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Boat (38)
  • RV (22)
  • Truck (7)
  • Car (5)
  • Boat starting battery (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (32), Auto enthusiast (31), Mechanic (21), Truck enthusiast (14), Competitive driver (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

an excellent marine battery with 1000mca

I installed this battery in a Actioncraft/Coastal Bay sportfishing boat with a 175 hp Evinrude
O/B motor. In addition, I need 12 volt battery power for a VHF radio, Lowrance...Read complete review

I installed this battery in a Actioncraft/Coastal Bay sportfishing boat with a 175 hp Evinrude
O/B motor. In addition, I need 12 volt battery power for a VHF radio, Lowrance GPS/fishfinder,
Power Pole, livewell pumps, etc....and then to have power to start the O/B several time during the day to move to another fishing spot.
With a 1000 marine cranking amps and 800 cold cranking amps this battery has the power I need.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Dead after 23 months

Battery used on 60hp tiller for starting. If motor sat for more than 2 months, charge level decreased below 50% charge. After 23 months, battery was junk. Advance Auto told me nothing...Read complete review

Battery used on 60hp tiller for starting. If motor sat for more than 2 months, charge level decreased below 50% charge. After 23 months, battery was junk. Advance Auto told me nothing could be done after 1 year of use.

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5.0

Good deal!

By 

from Nashville, IN

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Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

In and out in 5 minutes!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

High Power Boat Battery at Great Price

By 

from Ft. Myers Beach, FL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great price, high CCA & MCA

Cons

  • Not sealed - will need to add water periodically

Best Uses

  • Boats

Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

It's too early to rate this battery since the length of service is the real test. But I installed two of these batteries on my boat having a 150 HP outboard. When started, the motor never turned over as fast before. They seem to be heavy duty judging by the weight which was higher than the old batteries. The best part is the price. I paid about $64 per battery after a coupon for 30% off. Google "Advanced Auto Parts Coupons" to find the abundance of coupons available. These batteries have the highest CCA (800) and MCA (1000) I have seen. The only downside is that they are not sealed, but have water caps. So far, I would definitely recommend these batteries. One of my old batteries lasted 8 years. If these do close to that, I'll be extremely happy.

 
5.0

Excellent starter battery!

By 

from harker Heights, TX

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

Have not had it long enough but seems to be working fine!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Online transaction went well and I picked up the battery

By 

from Ny

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • They even installed it at the store!

      Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

      Car battery

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Yes!!!

      By 

      from KY

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

      Nothing says success like turning the boat ignition key and hearing the motor start without hesitation!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Worked great for my golf cart

      By 

      from LaVergne, Tn

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Needed a gci 24 for my gas powered golf cart

          Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

          This battery worked great for my application

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          • No
           
          4.0

          Installed on my boat seems ok so far!

          By 

          from Vero beach FL.

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

          Only used one time seance installed worked well.

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          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Ordering online and picking up in store is awesome!

          By 

          from Brunswick GA

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

          By ordering online I was able to use a $30 off coupon which really was awesome it made the battery price extremely affordable

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          5.0

          Great buy for the price.

          By 

          from P.R.

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

          Women mannager in Plaza del Carmen in Caguas, not accept me a battery core.

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          • No
           
          5.0

          4 Year Review Update

          By 

          from SW Va

          Pros

          • No Water Needed In 4years
          • Strong Holds Charge Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Marine Cranking Battery

            Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA:

            8/26/12 Review Update:
            Used in my Bass Tracker as dedicated cranking battery.
            It's charge is topped up with a Smart charger Immediately After & Before each outing.
            It holds a charge well & all cells are still balanced after 4 years of use & off season storage.
            So far it's been a danged good bang for the bucks but then the old cranking battery lasted 12 years, so this one isn't half way there yet!!!

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            • No

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            • Q:

              What is the overall ampage of this battery.
              Asked on 11/30/2016 by Griff from Savannah GA

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Griff, glad to assist you! For this AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA, the overall cranking Amps is 1000 A.

                Answered on 12/1/2016 by Solomon from AAP
            • Q:

              does this battery is compatible for my 2010 lexus HS250h ?
              Asked on 9/30/2016 by ROBIN from United States

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Robin, happy to help you! The AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M (Part No. M24-3) is a starting battery engineered for marine / RV applications. If your existing battery does have the same specifications as in this battery, then you should be able to use it in your 2010 Lexus HS250h. Specifications: Battery Type: Lead Acid, BCI Group Size: 24, Cold Cranking Amps: 800 amps, Cranking Amps: 1000 amps, Deep Cycle/Starting: Starting, Height: 8 11/16 inches, Width: 6 7/8 inches, Length: 10 15/16 inches, Maintenance Free: Yes, Reserve Capacity: 135 mins, Terminal Type: Combination Auto / Stud Terminal, Voltage: 12 v, Weight: 45 lbs.

                Answered on 10/3/2016 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              Is this a deep cell battery? (not stated) And will it work for a travel trailer?
              Asked on 9/2/2016 by Camp man from United States

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes, Camp! This Battery - Part No. M24-3 is a deep cycle battery. It is universal and is not application specific. You would have to match one by size to what is on the vehicle that can be fabricated into its place.

                Answered on 9/6/2016 by Solomon from AAP
            • Q:

              Having read through the Customer Q&A, this battery is represented as (1) designed for starting, i.e., not deep cycle, hence a "starting battery", (2) having standard plates, (3) offering a capacity of 800 CCA and 1000 CA, (4) having a reserve capacity of 135 minutes, (5) 5 lb or 12% heavier than a car battery implying greater content, and (6) having automotive and marine terminals. Yet it is designated strictly as a Marine/RV battery, perhaps because the plates are suspended higher for better shock absorption, certainly not a negative in other applications.

              Firstly, if MCA is more appropriate for a marine battery, then are the CCA quoted actually MCA (at 32 F)? If they are indeed MCA, then direct comparison with a car battery is unclear.

              If not, and the quoted 800 CCA are in fact real CCA calculated at the colder 0 F, then why is this battery NOT suitable for automotive use? Based on the specs, it appears superior to its Gold counterpart in every respect, yet it is less costly.
              Asked on 8/25/2016 by Used Car Hunter from Boston, MA

              1 answer

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                A:

                Happy to help, Used Car Hunter! You are spot on with all your explanations. The basic difference between MCA and CCA is that the same test is done for a new/fully charged 12v battery at 0F and 32F temperatures respectively. A marine battery can be used in automotive applications provided its the correct size. Few mechanics used to compare CCA with MCA with a simple calculation of multiplying/dividing by 0.77. For ex 800 CCA is approximately equal to 1039 MCA. Autocraft Gold is a superior battery which comes with PowerFrame positive grid technology. You can call us toll free at: 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) for any further assistance.

                Answered on 9/21/2016 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              What are the thread length and size of the posts if I needed to buy replacement nuts?
              Asked on 8/14/2016 by Dan

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Dan, happy to help! The terminal height is .79 (20) Inches (mm) and the bolt size 5/16" inches.

                Answered on 8/24/2016 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              Is the 56.25 amp hour rating at 20 hours?
              Asked on 8/9/2016 by Bill from Waterbury, CT

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes, Bill, the amp hour rating of this AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M, 800 CCA (Part No. M24-3) is calculated at 20 hours.

                Answered on 8/10/2016 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              What are the amp hours on this battery?
              Asked on 7/18/2016 by Solar Judy from New Port Richey FL

              1 answer

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                A:

                I'm happy to help, Solar Judy! The Amp Hour rating of this battery is 56.25 amp hours.

                Answered on 7/20/2016 by Solomon from AAP
            • Q:

              what is the amp hour rating of this battery
              Asked on 7/2/2016 by mike from new hampshire

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi Mike, I'm happy to help you! The Amp Hour rating of this battery is 56.25 amp hours.

                Answered on 7/3/2016 by Solomon from AAP
            • Q:

              Is this a good fit for a Merc 90HP 2cyl and operating a radio and fish finder or would a DC be better. Note: Rec CCA is 450. TU.
              Asked on 6/23/2016 by ken from fl

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Ken, happy to help you! The AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Starting Battery, Group Size 24M (Part No. M24-3) is a starting battery engineered for marine / RV applications. If your existing battery does have the same specifications as in this battery, then you should be able to use it in your Mercury 90hp. Specifications: Battery Type: Lead Acid, BCI Group Size: 24, Cold Cranking Amps: 800 amps, Cranking Amps: 1000 amps, Deep Cycle/Starting: Starting, Height: 8 11/16 inches, Width: 6 7/8 inches, Length: 10 15/16 inches, Maintenance Free: Yes, Reserve Capacity: 135 mins, Terminal Type: Combination Auto / Stud Terminal, Voltage: 12 v, Weight: 45 lbs.

                Answered on 6/24/2016 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              I purchased this battery in 2015. Everything I've read on this site indicates that it is a "sealed, maintenance-free" battery. But the caps on my battery are removable. Question: do I need to top off the fluid level in my battery or should I just leave that alone? If it needs filling, to what level should it be filled?
              Asked on 5/24/2016 by John from Racine, WI

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi John, glad to assist you! If the battery is labeled as "maintenance free," it is not designed to be opened. Manufacturers advise that water cannot be added to these batteries, they simply need to be replaced if they stop working well.

                Answered on 5/26/2016 by Steve from AAP
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