Actually I've been driving it for the last five months. Averaging 160 miles
per month and a battery purchased last September.
It does look normal doesn't it? I wonder where my supplier gets their
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>Subject: Re: Voltage Regulator Blues
>Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 13:01:45 EDT
>In a message dated 4/24/02 09:53:37 Pacific Daylight Time,
> RPM Volts @ Generator & Battery Ammeter Reading
> 1200, (idle) 12.06 -1 or so
> 2000 13 10-15
> 2500 13.5 15-22
>Scott, this looks normal to me......Jerry Felper will probably chime in....
>I'd say your battery went flat just because it sat there for 5 months with
>out a charge. Any lead acid battery will do this unless it is a gel cell.
>Thats why I have Optima batteries in all my cars. If its not in tip top
>shape, then the small key off drain made sure it would go flat.
>Give it a good charge and you'll probably be ok until next year. If its
>4 years old, replace it and consider a gel cell. Exide makes one too that
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