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Old 12-01-2009, 10:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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Q: Do discharged lithium ion batteries have similar "sulfation" prob as lead acid?

I realize lithium ion batteries don't have sulfur in them, but does anyone know if they suffer a similar kind of chemical problem that lead acid batteries do if left partially discharged for a long time?

Is it as important to recharge Li batteries ASAP after use to prevent a loss of capacity from sitting with a low S.O.C.?

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