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Old 11-02-2013, 12:30 PM   #1
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Battery fluid fill

Hello to all,
Just want to clarify when you are topping of batteries you use distilled water, correct?

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Old 11-02-2013, 12:34 PM   #3
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Just to add. You sound like you're not familiar with batteries and when you say "top off" you don't mean to fill the individual ports completely, do you?
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No I am not filling the ports completely. Had someone telling me I had to add elecrolyte fluid only, so this was just a piece of mind.
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Old 11-02-2013, 02:13 PM   #7
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Distilled water IS correct. The acid is still there, you are just replacing the water. You can buy a decent hydrometer for about $10 no guessing.
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No I am not filling the ports completely. Had someone telling me I had to add elecrolyte fluid only, so this was just a piece of mind.
Don't ever listen to that someone again.
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A turkey baster from the $1 store is very helpful for adding the distilled water into the individual battery cells. On my Georgetown the batteries are under the steps, and the furthest cells can be a little tough to fill. A turkey baster makes it easy.
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A turkey baster from the $1 store is very helpful for adding the distilled water into the individual battery cells. On my Georgetown the batteries are under the steps, and the furthest cells can be a little tough to fill. A turkey baster makes it easy.
+1 You learn something new every day. Never ever thought about a turkey baster. Been doing it straight out of the jug, which is a PITA. Thanks!
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