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Alternator charges the battery at a regulated 5 A/h. It charges at a much lower rate than specified on the batteries usually 1/10 of their capacity. This is because charging at full pin would overheat the battery, generate high levels of hydrogen gas and dramatically reduce the longevity of the battery. 61 A/h battery at 5A/h charge rate would fully charge ...


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There are three different tests you can do to check your charging system and battery (there are others, but I'll just talk about the big three): Voltage with engine off Using a multimeter, select volts-dc on the selector switch, then put the red lead to the positive and black to the negative. For a fully charged battery the reading should be in the ...



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