Why are there different batteries for models with manual transmission vs. automatic transmissions?

20

Asked by Nov 01, 2013 at 03:38 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

For a Mazda 3s, some battery brand models such as MAXX have a battery for the
automatic transmission models (35-N) but not for the manual transmission models. What
difference does the transmission make on the needed specification of the battery?

1 Answer

228,715

I just checked and both a Group 35 and 26R is specified for a Mazda 3. They both have the same CCA, but a different size. 35 is roughly 8.875" x 9.75", the 26R is roughly 7.75" x 8.5". My guess is depending on the transmission, the battery location is smaller dimension wise than the other. Make sure you get the right one.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • What is the maintanence difference between the automatic and manual transmissions on mini cooper s? 5 answers

    I've heard that the mini cooper has a lot of mechanical issues, and requires alot of maintanence. Is there any difference in that between the automatic transmission and the manual one? (specifically t...

    2008 MINI Cooper S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Transmission 6 answers

    Can I use automatic transmission fluid in a manual transmission.

    1995 Ford Ranger

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What model transmission do I have? 107 answers

    Transmission went out in 1997 Dodge Ram 1500. Its the 360/5.9 liter V8. Im researching to find a used one to replace it. What year models are compatible and what types? I mean will the tranny from a 2...

    1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Mustang Transmission vs 2000 Mustang Transmission 1 answer

    My 2000 Mustang is an automatic. I'm looking to replace and swap the transmission. Would a 2001 Mustang Transmission fit/work in it? Is there a difference?

    2000 Ford Mustang Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Automatic/slap stick. Vs. Manual transmission 2 answers

    Y are automatic transmission with slap stick considered a manual transmission if it does not have a clutch pedal

    2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

    -

    General

Shortcuts

Search Maintenance & Repair Questions

Maintenance & Repair Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 163,160
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 109,190
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 89,470
View All