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Re: (ET) Battery Question
What brand of batteries are you using, what AH rating and is anyone else
having shorted cell problems?
I have never had a shorted cell in a 6V, people in our EV club hereabouts
don't have that problem, and the cold hasn't affected any to make em
short I've heard of.
On Fri, 08 Dec 2006 22:53:55 -0500 Ralph & Elaine Vogan
<ralphgv talkamerica net> writes:
> Why would a fully charged pack check good one 1 day, then have a
> cell in one battery the next?
> I just replaced a battery with a shorted cell on a Monday. The pack
> charged by a Landis controller.
> The next day I ran a load test on each battery and they were about
> volts at a 50 amp load.+ or - .03 volts.
> The 3rd. day they checked out the same. On the morning of the 4th.
> another battery had a shorted cell?
> The tractor was run for about 15 minutes on the first day only.
> This is
> nine batteries in about 3 1/2 years.
> Eight of them a shorted cell. Its costing me more for batteries
> the cost of running my gas tractor at my
> rental property.
> Ralph Vogan
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