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Posted by Daniel P. B. Smith on March 31, 2005, 12:47 am
 


Inquiring minds want to know: what _have_ they replaced them for?

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Posted by richard schumacher on March 31, 2005, 3:56 am
 


Uhh, I dunno.  I have not heard of any warranty replacements.

Posted by Kevin Kirkeby on March 31, 2005, 4:06 am
 I've heard on this group about a replacement done due to a stereo shop using
4 inch self-tapping screws on a speaker installation, impaling two inches of
screw into several cells. I can also imagine that if hit hard enough from
behind, the batteries would need replacement (along with everything else
behind the drivers compartment!)

KK



Posted by Jay Hennigan on April 1, 2005, 11:10 am
 On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 22:16:45 -0700, Michael Pardee wrote:


In addition, the main (traction) battery is modular.  In the rare event of
a failure, the entire battery doesn't ned to be replaced, just the failed
module.  In California and other California-emission states the battery
warranty is 10 years and 120,000 miles, far longer than any gasoline
engine warranty.  

Posted by Earle Jones on April 3, 2005, 12:46 am
 

And what kind of batteries is a GM mechanic changing anyway?

earle
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