Re: Battery drain or low charging?

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Old 03 Apr 2004, 06:33 pm   #1 (permalink)
William W. Plummer
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Default Re: Battery drain or low charging?

Low battery: Check the alternator belt tighness. And take apart and clean
the battery terminals.

"Ryan" <> wrote in message
> I have a 1989 Camry. About 6 six ago, the battery voltage was about 9
> volts. After a jump, it was ok until a day ago when it was dead
> entirely.
> In both cases, it had last been driven 2-3 days before. Today, the
> battery passed a load test.
> Resistance between the positive battery lead and chassis is around 2
> M-Ohms.
> The charging voltage while the engine runs is around 13.5 to 14.7 volts
> and down to 12.5 to 13.5 with as much electrical load as I can draw from
> the car lights, blower, windows, defroster, moon roof.
> What causes should I consider?

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