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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-08-2019, 12:56
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Originally Posted by Penquin View Post
Found this on Fun;


So am off to try that now and yes, Ray I will be fitting a new battery as I suspect the old one will only die again, the solar panels on the roof don't work in summer due to the barn roof (they found in winter with a lower sun angle !). Sadly, we normally fit a supplementary one in the windscreen to catch the rays but MrsW overlooked it as she was in charge after my surgery.....

It happens and I will get it sorted eventually, I will report back....
Looking on the page the link directs to, reminded me why I never bother with Fun, unusually for them there were only 7 replies (normally far more) but as usual most did not read the OP properly or if they did simply had to make a comment, whether it was relevant or not.

Quite amusing signature note from the last post though.

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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-08-2019, 22:01
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12.6V is fully charged! The big question is how long/whether it HOLDS that charge.

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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-08-2019, 22:27
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Are you sure you need to change it Dave? How old is the battery? Maybe worth getting it checked before you do. I've a battery checker thing where I attach the crocodile clips, press a button and stand clear. Garages have proper versions of the one I have.

I replaced the vehicle battery in my van a month ago - unfortunately I chose the hottest day of the year and when I had finished (mine is under the floor between the front seats) I was drenched! Just lifting the battery out required super-human strength!

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