battery storage question

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  1. tribeachpunk

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    When I left for school last fall, I asked my father to store my car in his brother's garage for the winter. When he did, he failed to disconnect the battery and store it properly.

    Of course, when I turned the key, the car didn't even roll over. Not even clicking. I figured, a boost and a good drive and the battery would charge back up..

    No luck.. When I dropped the car off at the mechanic's last night for some other issues, I asked that he check both the alternator and battery to see what was what...

    Battery isn't holding a charge... I say its because it wasn't unhooked/stored properly while the car was stored... Dad claims that wouldn't happen..

    I'm right, right?

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  2. Chris87

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    You're right.
     
  3. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    you be right. When batteries die, they die. Often they lose enough charge to a point where they can no longer start a car and you can recharge because they have something left (but they never get back to 100%, btw) but when they're flat, they're done.

    Go grab a spiral cell (exide, optima, etc) and you won't have this problem.
     

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