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My 2.2D has an 83Ah battery in it... Don't know if it's right, but the compression ratio on the old non- turbo diesels is slightly higher than either the dT or the dCis, so the starter load must be greater.

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Good point about the starter motor - the current battery is failing due to CCA registering at 480 A.

This will be the 3rd battery in a car that is 4.5 years old !

Mind you don't know the history fully before I had it. Makes me think the original did not last that long.

Thanks for the tips.

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A low rated battery will always have to work harder therefore the risk of it failing sooner
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