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Old 12-30-2012, 02:34 PM
JimLev JimLev is offline
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Mein Auto: 540/6, '16 Highlander XLE
Check what the voltage is at the battery when the engine is running at >2k RPM.
Should be above 12.5 volts all the way up the ~14.3.
Use a volt meter or read it in the cluster.
My battery lasted 8 years. The battery in my wife's 01 Volvo is original and still working fine....knock on wood.

2000 540/6 Slightly tweeked...everywhere

Last edited by JimLev; 12-30-2012 at 02:35 PM.
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