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Old 12-30-2012, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by CALWATERBOY View Post
OD's now 114K - time for another [URL="http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=486201&highlight=VANOS+solenoid+DIY"]Inexpensive multimeter reads battery voltage after lights on awhile.....<12 volts?
Good point. I did that with mine and it read low. Exact number is probably in a previous thread. Seems a sensible way to detect batteries like that mine that would charge to the correct voltage but not hold it for long

Ah, found it in the email to a local SA: it measured 11.7 V and indeed needed replacement
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