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Old 12-01-2012, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by starr_stealer View Post
I can only say for mine, which had a BMW battery in it, with a 2008 build date. It does have the eye indicator, which normally green means the cell the eye is above is good. The reading your getting with your mult-meter is showing that its dead. A good battery should report over 12V
Thanks, I'll look for the eye again and email the dealer either way. At below 12V they should replace IMO before it totally dies.

Update: Found the eye; it was under a long black plastic wire clip that stretched the width of the battery. The eye is indeed showing no color; i.e. black.

Six Euro Deliveries since December 1998 (Owned E46, E90, E91, E92 and E93)

28 vehicles in 26 years of driving so far. Guess I like cars

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