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E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
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Old 09-26-2013, 07:18 AM
bballfreak bballfreak is offline
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Battery question in 335d

I went to have my battery checked at Autozone, and they checked at the positive
terminal under the hood, and it said it was bad.
However, when they checked directly at the battery, with difficulty as the battery clips
were too big to fit. the battery showed to be good.
So, I used the battery tender and charged it for like 12 hours.
So, where does one check for the battery, under the hood or at the battery?
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:57 AM
fdriller9 fdriller9 is offline
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Directly at the battery.

If you measure else where, you will get inaccurate readings since the load test is performed over a length of cable vs directly at the battery.
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Old 09-26-2013, 12:17 PM
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Ah, OK, makes sense.
thks
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