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Old 10-26-2006, 09:38 AM
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Is there a way to tell if a dead battery is good/bad with a multi-meter? I have a dead battery and tried jumping it off, but nothing. A multi-meter is the only thing I have with me.

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Old 10-26-2006, 10:26 AM
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Default RE: Dead Battery

A volt meter will show if it's dead (below 11.8v ?)

It won't be able to determine the batteries ability to take or hold a charge.

Did you check , clean and tighten the battery terminals ?


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