A few months ago, I bought a new car battery and stored it sideways (silly me!) There's been a fair amount of leakage, which I've cleaned up. Is the car battery safe to use in a car? Is there some way for me to tell?


No, you will need to top up the liquid level to above the plates.

I suggest that you check the ph of the existing liquid so it can be matched.

A good battery shop can mix the acid / water to that level - so can you if you have the acid of sufficient strength.

  • Thank you for the help! – user257566 Mar 14 at 19:19

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