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Author Topic: Reconditioning lead acid batteries  (Read 1949 times)
oliver90owner
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« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2019, 06:51:35 PM »

Get a car head lamp, (a known wattage so you can calculate current draw) and run it off the battery for a few hours and note the voltage before and after.


That is only part of it.  Starting (cranking) current is far more important than total capacity at, say C/25.  Add in lower temperatures (battery and engine, particularly for diesels) and the problem escalates somewhat.
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« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2019, 09:37:29 PM »

I'm aware of that, just giving the OP some thing to problem solve with
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