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Old 01-02-2006, 01:24 PM
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Old 01-02-2006, 01:28 PM
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You have too much time on your hands. Good info to post BTW.
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Old 01-02-2006, 01:31 PM
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I always wondered why maintenance free batteries still need maintenance.. I think it is a scam perpatrated by battery companies to get you to buy more batteries.
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Old 01-02-2006, 01:32 PM
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That's pretty much what my battery looked like in the E420. It sounded like a baseball had been dropped on the trunk from a 20 story building.
A Bang so loud, I involuntarily shouted out an expletive.
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Old 01-02-2006, 01:39 PM
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boy am i glad i installed the drain that came with my group 49

i was afraid my old battery was going to explode when i was taking it out
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Old 01-02-2006, 02:19 PM
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Battery box probably helped hold the H gas in nice and close to the case

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Old 01-02-2006, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Ramblin
I always wondered why maintenance free batteries still need maintenance.. I think it is a scam perpatrated by battery companies to get you to buy more batteries.
I take it that you haven't used non-maintenance-free batteries. They need lots of maintenance. Checking your supposedly maintenance-free battery once a year is nothing. There really is a difference.

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