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Battery gauge wiring shorted

If the battery gauge wiring has a short circuit, it will display a higher voltage than the battery is actually putting out. The current used to measure the battery output will be amplified and result in a higher level reaching the gauge.

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Battery Gauge Always High

The battery gauge measures the voltage output of the battery. If the level is to high, the battery risks damage. A short in the battery gauge wiring will cause a higher voltage level to be displayed.

This article was last edited on July 9th, 2010 at 3:25 PM
Category: Electrical and Charging