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post #9 of Old 10-08-2018
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Re: Battery mystery

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Originally Posted by Rezz View Post
Sorry to hear you're having such trouble.

I'd trace my connections with a multimeter and see if something's wrong in your connections. It's tedious work but you may find that one wiggly connection is causing your problem. Like others have said, if the battery was new and reading fine at home, it shouldn't be the problem.

Good luck and keep us updated - I'd like to hear what the end result is
Checking the circuit with a meter is a good place to start but one warning. A corroded or loose connection may show good voltage with no load on the circuit but as soon as you try to draw power from that circuit the voltage can disappear. If possible watch the voltage when you apply a good load or follow up with a physical inspection of all connections.
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