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      02-12-2013, 02:28 PM   #10
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Drives: 128i convertible
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Lexington, SC

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When my SUV battery died it would not even operate the radio. I was able to jump it and get home but it wouldn't hold a charge after that. With a normal car battery I don't know that you have to go that low, however, to do damage. Deep cycle batteries, like I use for the trolling motor on my boat, are made to be pretty completely discharged. Car batteries are not. Normal use doesn't take them close to fully discharged.

128i Convertible, MT, Alpine White, Black Top, Taupe Leatherette, Walnut, Sport
Ordered 5/22/09, Completed 6/4/09, At Port 6/9/09, On the Georgia Highway 6/13/09, Ship Arrived Charleston 6/24/09 at 10pm, PCD 7/21/09