View Single Post
Old 06-21-2018, 08:40 AM   #10 (permalink)
EcoModding Lurker
Join Date: May 2018
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 30
Thanks: 14
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I might have damaged the battery once before while trying to measure electrical loads on the Acura. Testing took quite a long time, and I was going through each accessory load and ended up running the voltage too low, to maybe 8 volts. It got very warm, but I put it on the balance charger and figured it was ok.
Getting warm indicates dendrite growth (internal short). It happens when you recharge too fast at low voltage. No damage is done during discharge (unless you leave it there for weeks)

If you overdischarge, recharge very slowly and you will have minimal damage
  Reply With Quote