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Originally Posted by lucittm View Post
Your suspicions are correct. Should not be over 14 volts. 13.8 is the accepted value to overcome the 12V in the battery. Throw a new battery at that car.

How old is "old"?

Well, she'll be 53 in December. Oh, wait, you're talking my battery. 4...maybe 5 years. But has seen it's share of discarging when I forget to plug it in, since I still have a ghost phantom draw on the battery that I haven't elliminated. I know that any full discharge on car batteries really shortens their life, so it's time I guess. Tired of the stink, that's for sure.
Mark H. 1987 930, GP White, Wevo shifter, Borla exhaust, stock everything else. The result of a massive Pelicanite good will fire recovery effort. Truely an open book, ready for the slippery slopes to modification.

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