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Old 02-23-2010, 09:45 PM   #1
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My brochure show that my truck 2010 KR4x4 should have standard battery of 720 I think cold cranking amps/ after looking it only has 660? Anybody else check? Thanks
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Sure you don't mean 72 amp hr, 660 CCA (cold cranking amps)?
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Interesting - the specs show that a 72 Ah, 750 CCA battery is standard in all the 2010's. 2009's have a 58 Ah, 540 CCA battery standard. Some of the 2009 payload/towing packages are supposed to include a 72 Ah battery. I'll have to see what mine is.
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I put an 850 in mine... I love it!
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The 72 Ah battery is actually a 650 CCA battery. The 750 CCA battery is 78 Ah. Both batteries are the same group size, 65. I couldn't believe they shipped my truck with a 540 CCA battery (group 59, 58 Ah). But it only needs to meet Ford cold cranking requirements, key off loads and underhood temperatures. I now have the 650 CCA battery in my truck.

If your truck came with a battery blanket, make sure you still use it.
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