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Default how can i tell if a battery is dead?

i was on my way to work the other day and my crappy kenwood amp started cutting out. so i thought voltage or remote or the amp was going. so i look into it my back batteries were drained to 8v. my stupid azz forgot to put spray paint or something on the grounds and they all coroded.

so now my question with the batteries being drained to 8v are they junk now?
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8 volts is pretty low. You can try putting them on charge for a few days and see if they will go back up and hold a charge. I would start planning for new ones though.
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yea i was planning on getting some northstar nsb170ft's
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a decent agm can drop to 8v fine.. just charge it back up. But signs of a bad batt is not wanting to charge to high 12s or poor load testing or swelling.
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ok kool thanks sintorman i have them charging through my alt right now they are able to start my jeep just fine but they are going to need charged good it seems.
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yea alt charge daily and low and slow charge nightly for a few days....with no use of course
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Ok well I just went to walmart and bought a schumacher 100a charger and charged the batteries. seem to be fine now.
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Ok well I just went to walmart and bought a schumacher 100a charger and charged the batteries. seem to be fine now.
Be sure to hook it up and trickle charge the batteries tonight. It shouldn't hurt.
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i hooked them up again today and let them charge. before i hooked them up again they were floating at 12.75v so that is good. the charger was saying they were at 97% of a charge so that is pretty good too.
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