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Old 08-25-2015, 08:08 AM   #1
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Checking water level in batteries

I have a 2015 36ckts and would like to know how to check water level in batteries without removing them.
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:19 AM   #2
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You might be able to buy a mechanics mirror from NAPA and check the batteries that way. These work very good and I have used them when trying to find a hidden bolt on an engine. Otherwise you will need to remove them to check the water level in the batteries.

Or you could replace them with AGM batteries and never check the water level again.
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:35 AM   #3
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I have a 2015 36ckts and would like to know how to check water level in batteries without removing them.
I suppose you could use a half a dozen toothpicks ( or similar wood substitute)... like a dipstick and look for the wet level. Probably easier than a mirror and flashlight. If you poke it down far enough to stop, you are touching the plates. If you don't have a wet line about a 1/2 " up from that point, I'd say add distilled water. You want the top of the plates covered. The bottom of the split ring is probably a good 3/4" below the top of the opening. That would be your proper fill level.
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I use this system https://flow-rite.com/battery-wateri...rv/pro-fill-rv and I guess I just trust that it works in every cell. So far so good.
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You might be able to buy a mechanics mirror from NAPA and check the batteries that way. These work very good and I have used them when trying to find a hidden bolt on an engine.
X2 and that would work provided there's enough head room to remove the vent plugs. There are even inspection mirrors with LED lights integrated into the mirror frame:

Amazon.com: inspection mirror with light
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