Will they be OK ?????

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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Of late I have noticed my two (2) leisure batteries are not holding charge,, think they are knackered, been on for 6 years or so..

    I did ask some time about batteries,, and have found a company that are doing 88ah for £74-95,, Thats with delivery and VAT & 3 year exchange warranty.. I thought the price was good..

    I am not sure what size I have on amp wise, but these will fit in the battery holders,, We dont use the leisure batterys we use (EHU or Generator) and we have a large Solar panel..

    Assuming my old batterys are a large capacity,, will it do any harm to put the 88ah on even if the originals are 110 or 120..?

    Thanks.
     
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    But personally I would fit the biggest I could fit in ! ------It will help to get the best out of the solar panel
    Nigel
     
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    don't rush into anything Mo, they may just need desulphating. I will shortly be running tests on a smart charger which claims to do just that. For the cost of one battery you may be able to save the pair of them. As soon as I start the test I will post the results.
     
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    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Hi. Roger,, thanks for the offer.
    I am pretty sure they are duff, even putting them on charge through the mains (Onboard charger) after a few days if it is not bright and sunny for the solar to do it`s bit, they go down..

    \want to get every thing tip top, as we hope to be heading down soth in a few weeks after I get over my ailments,, and just in case we wild camp on the way down I`d like a bit in the battery`s.

    Cheers. :thumb:
     
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