How to Test a Car Battery with a Multimeterby ChrisFix 5 years ago
How to check a car battery using a multimeter. Does your car not start, do you have dim headlights or interior lights, does the starter sound weak when start the engine, or does your car die sitting overnight? This video will show you a few ways to test your battery to see if it is bad, is going bad, or is good. A good battery will hold a charge at around 12.6v and while the car is starting it wont drop below 8-10v.
Inexpensive yet great multimeter: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001O1X65A/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B001O1X65A&linkCode=as2&tag=chri0e2-20&linkId=QOKNQEUCKSZLY37M
Test your Alternator: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGB6ZEjGm7Q
Check for Parasitic Draw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5FJDgcdii8
Top 10 Mistakes Car Owners Make: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkn-K2noClw
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