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Old 09-29-2009, 09:34 PM   #15
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Lots of good info here. 3 yrs old you should be okay. How many times they have been cycled, and possibly overcharged can shorten their life.....

.....just a basic thing, check and make sure your connections are nice and clean


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Old 09-30-2009, 01:05 AM   #16
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My univolt is long gone I use this

The WF-8955 model provides 55 amps and a clean, constant 13.6 Vdc nominal output, for reliable operation of electronics and appliances. Automatic three-stage charging extends the life of your battery with output voltage modes of 13.2 Vdc “float” mode, 13.6 Vdc “absorption” mode, and a 14.4 Vdc “bulk” charge mode. The 8900 Series also maintains peace and quiet, as the cooling fan runs only when needed.

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Old 10-02-2009, 10:11 AM   #17

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Wink Should I replace this battery

It won't hold a charge.....
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So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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Old 10-02-2009, 10:44 AM   #18
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i'm going to put a c clamp in my emergency box right now. i hate to tie up the vice grips on the battery all the time.

if that slide bar was just a bit longer you could do a load test on the battery.

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