Re: slow starting, battery recommendations - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
Unfortunately it doesn't look like you can get Interstate 34R batteries with the green top anymore. I ended up buying a battery from Advance Auto because I had a discount coupon. I still have (2) 9000's with the Interstate 34R and one with the Advance battery.
AGM question for the experts out there: I had a Sears Platinum AGM battery in a car that sat for 2 years and the battery was dead as a doornail. I put a charger on the AGM battery and the amperage never dropped off and it boiled some of the liquid out of the battery. I tested the battery with a voltmeter and it showed 12.4 VDC. I put a battery load tester on it and it showed "good". I hooked it up and after starting the car the alt was putting out 13.5 VDC and the battery started boiling out water when the engine was idling. I don't understand why it would boil out under a normal charging load. This battery was almost $200 and I bought it because they're supposed to be more tolerant of being discharged during storage.
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Posts in this Thread:
- slow starting, battery recommendations, TML, Thu, 2 Feb 2017 05:39:36
- Re: slow starting, battery recommendations, DanaH, Fri, 10 Feb 2017 02:03:02
- Re: slow starting, battery recommendations, DickT , Fri, 3 Feb 2017 15:07:41
- Re: slow starting, battery recommendations, TML, Fri, 3 Feb 2017 10:32:34
- Re: Sears Advanced Gold AGM. nm, Simon S, Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:36:01
- Re: slow starting, battery recommendations, Bill Homer, Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:42:25
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