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4541Re: [solectria_ev] One cell of one battery - HOT

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  • sioux ammerman
    Oct 2, 2008
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      Charles -
      My batteries are G27's so I'd rather try to get the same as a replacement.
      But I'll keep you in mind if none are available.
      Thank you very much for the offer.

      Sioux

      On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 8:10 PM, Charles Bliss <cbliss@...> wrote:

      > I have 10 Optima group 24s that are in mediocre condition. I work in Santa
      > Clara and could bring one to work.
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      > Do you still need a battery? If so, email me at cbliss at cbliss.com
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      > From: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com [mailto:solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com]
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      > Behalf Of sioux ammerman
      > Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:54 PM
      > To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [solectria_ev] One cell of one battery - HOT
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      > Hi, all -
      > Well, something finally has gone awry with my 1996 Force. One of the
      > batteries has one cell that gets VERY HOT and smells after just a one block
      > drive. It started this morning and now I'm in very limp home mode.
      > These are Deka Dominators 8G31's [485CCA, 98A.H @20hr], and it is the
      > end cell with the post in it. Luckily it is also the most accessible
      > battery. Unluckily, the car is at my workplace now, not at home.
      > So if this is just one cell of one battery, is there any way to replace
      > the battery. Does anyone changing out their batteries have one of this
      > model
      > that they didn't trade in? I keep reading that you can't change just one.
      > But these batteries are only 2 years old with about 16,000 mostly easy
      > miles
      > on them. Until today, I've noticed no degradation at all. Changing them all
      > out seems like a big waste.
      > Also, anyone know why this would happen? What's wrong with the battery?
      > It looks fine on the outside.
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      > I'll check the Files area of the website but would appreciate any direct
      > education you can share.
      > Sioux in Santa Clara
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