[V8] Battery Drain

Brett Dikeman quattro at frank.mercea.net
Wed Nov 29 16:31:28 EST 2006

On Nov 29, 2006, at 1:36 PM, Ed Kellock wrote:

> I have revived "abused" batteries with a charger I bought at Sam's
> Club.  It's made by Vector and has a desulfation feature.  It was
> about 45 bux.
> I know desulfation has been debated, but I let it run for the full 24
> hours and then it switches to a 2amp charge setting automatically and
> that battery was restored to reliable condition.

Yours switches to charge automatically?  Well, shoot.  Mine just  
stops after 24 hours...

FYI, my charger puts a very slight drain on the battery in certain  
circumstances.  I was also amused to note that the fan seems tied in  
some situations to charger output voltage; on a nearly dead battery,  
the fan hardly spins at all.


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