Leisure battery OK?

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  1. Muffinn

    Muffinn

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    I managed to flatten the battery recently. Now I have fully recharged it and tested with a hydrometer. All cells are 100% apart from one which says 50%.

    Does this one cell mean the battery needs replacing?
     
  2. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Unless there is a way of resurrecting a dead cell... it's stuffed and the other cells are probably damaged too and will fail sooner rather than later..

    It's an expensive lesson, for maximum life and cycles you should try not to discharge below 50% .
     
  3. johnsandywhite

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    :Cool: Battery Equalization or desulphation might help? :winky:

    Battery Equalization
     
  4. Muffinn

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    Thanks - just bought a new one...as advised
     
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