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V50 2006 - sensor attach to bottom rear of battery box

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V50 2006 - sensor attach to bottom rear of battery box

Post by mbarron » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:12 am

What is its purpose?
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Re: V50 2006 - sensor attach to bottom rear of battery box

Post by RickHaleParker » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:40 pm

Temperature sensor. It's purpose is obvious.


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Re: V50 2006 - sensor attach to bottom rear of battery box

Post by jimmy57 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:02 pm

The alternator has remote charging voltage control. The battery temp is a main determining factor in what the voltage will be. Cooler battery needs and will tolerate higher voltage without evaporating water from the electrolyte.



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