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Date:         Sat, 13 Aug 2016 11:13:17 -0700
Reply-To:     Don Hanson <dhanson928@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Don Hanson <dhanson928@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Battery question, nvc, but could be
Comments: To: Jim Felder <>
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Thanks, I've put the solar panel on them... I just called Costco, where I bought these Interstate batts in April... I can't find the receipt, but they said "no problem, bring em in, we'll give you replacements".... Costco is a couple hours away, though, and swapping these will take a day...with the trip, so if they're going to "come back ok". ..rather not go through that...

On Aug 13, 2016 10:46 AM, "Jim Felder" <> wrote:

> It might harm them a little but not kill them. Charge them back as slowly > as you can, not as quickly. There's a lot to be undone internally and it > takes time. > > Jim > > On Sat, Aug 13, 2016 at 12:09 PM Don Hanson <> wrote: > >> Can complete discharge of brand new batteries kill em? Did I just blow >> $160 >> bucks by leaving the key on in my recently revived diesel? The truck >> (f250 >> powerstroke Ford) got two Interstate batts. I found it this morning >> without even enough electrons to move anything on the gauges or light the >> warning lights...Deader than a doornail! I'm now charging them, or >> trying. Put a digital meter on each, before I hooked it >> 0.02v....with my battery charger on "manual- 10 amp" my meter is reading >> 12.00v... I am an electrical dunce, BTW... >> >

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