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by fuerte
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Clutch
Replies: 6
Views: 64

Re: Clutch

Glad you are safe.
by fuerte
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

Sunfly To answer your question they put in transportation plugs to prevent leaks as to quote the couriers throw them around!! You are supposed to take out on delivery to prevent build up of gas?Is that the word. I have left it alone. Let's see what they deliver Monday? Not up to going to Cheltenham....
by fuerte
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

Never store a battery get one when needed ;) Was it a seal led unit :?: If so and leaking send back,Glad alternater gives that readiing spot on just get another battery off them ;) Elaine Kev Thanks Kev.Both were Numax amo58l. Leaking one being picked up Monday and they are delivering another the s...
by fuerte
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

i get my batteries from Tayna and never had a problem always well packaged and A1,there now expensive so modded the battery tray to S/S So can fit any battery ;) ,check the car when running, across the battery terminals should read 14/14.2 volts that means alternator giving full charge to battery B...
by fuerte
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

It wont hurt Elaine. There's little to no activity if its not charging or discharging. Stay away from those fumes. Fully charged the open circuit battery voltage will be about 13 volts but probably a little higher immediately after being charged but that soon goes as its due to an internal capacita...
by fuerte
Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

You are taking the safest option by demanding an exchange. There is no way acid should have been present on the outside surface of a new battery. I know no way was I having that.Battery supplier given me a different opinion every time I ring Just for my safety they say remove safety plugs immediate...
by fuerte
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

New battery arrived today.They said it would be tested and sent fully charged. It arrived covered in battery acid and with a reading of 12 again.They said charge it. Not happening.I don't have a charger. Exchange arranged. What should it read on delivery because it is the last one. And it costs me e...
by fuerte
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Battery tester reading. Updated

Bought a battery tester It says 12 and battery is at medium. So that means it is the battery unless I have misunderstood. Still starting with maybe a little weird noise on starting. I am going to change the ht leads too as mine are old and it is starting to show signs of the leads going. I have a sp...
by fuerte
Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Earth cable
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Earth cable

If anyone has a minute over the next few days can you post a link to earth cable for 1997 late 24v.There are different sizes that say fit the probe.
I read up on it following Kits suggestion and it is worth a try.
Thanks
by fuerte
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Frozen door lock / mechanism
Replies: 12
Views: 296

Re: Frozen door lock / mechanism

lee24v wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:55 pm
Thankyou eveyone, I am now the proud owner of a can of GT85 so hopefully it wont be an issue in future.
You are a star.If it doesnt work I will buy it back off you and eat my words.