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Old 09-03-2016, 07:47 PM   #1
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Dent in the battery box

Unpack my new batteries to install and there's a dent in the corner of one...Click image for larger version

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Old 09-03-2016, 08:36 PM   #2
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I would probably want another one.

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Old 09-03-2016, 09:16 PM   #3
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Unpack my new batteries to install and there's a dent in the corner of one...Attachment 270742Attachment 270743
Give Lifeline a call at 1-909-599-7816 and tell the, what happened. KEEP THE OUTER BOXES!!!!

They will probably tell you to get back in touch with the freight carrier, but deftly work thru them.
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Old 09-04-2016, 09:57 AM   #4
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Thanks Lewster.. I guess I should have unpacked them before I got started, I installed one of the new batteries and put one of the old ones back in until I can get the dented one replaced..
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That's really not a good idea, as they new and old will have different charge/discharge characteristics leading to the reliance on one battery.

Better to keep the old ones in use until both of the new ones are ready to go in line.


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Even if it's parked inside and not plugged in and the main battery disconnect is turned off?
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Only if the new and old are isolated from each other.


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What if I just take the old one out and just leave the new one by its self?
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That works if it's a 12VDC battery and not one that's 6VDC.


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Thanks Lew..
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Lew,

I installed the new batteries but they are only getting to 95% no matter how long I have it plugged in.. Could I have damaged the good battery when I hooked it up with one of the older ones for a couple of hours? Or is it just bad batteries?
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Both scenarios are entirely possible.


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