Should I replace a battery like for like?
Usually, we’d say yes. However, if the incorrect battery type has previously been installed, we’d recommend replacing it with the manufacturer’s recommended battery.
What affects the rate in which a battery deteriorates?
3. Battery temperature – batteries deteriorate at a faster rate if they’re charged or discharged at extremes of temperature.
What does State of Health (SoH) mean?
State of Health is the calculated level of battery degradation and remaining capacity of the battery. Remember, a battery can have a voltage of 12.6v, but may not be able to deliver the current to start the engine.
What does State of Charge (SoC) mean?
State of Charge is the amount of voltage available in a battery at a specific point in time.