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post #2 of Old 05-07-2009
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No charger should be sending 17V anywhere...nor should any battery bank.
13.4 volts out is a CORRECT float voltage for properly maintaining fully charged wet cell batteries. WHERE are you measuring 17 Volts??

If you've been is the battery WATER? If the plates are uncovered have found your problem.

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