I did have a look at there 5096 battery which claims 80ah which sound good but I found a few reviews of people saying that they had lasted less than a year and then they had not been able to get them replaced under the 5 year warranty so was a little put off.
WE put a brand new Yuasa on Bevs 350 at Christmas and it has suddenly died 3 times now.
Wonder what's going on with Yuasa then? Most unusual. Wonder if they are outsourcing and badging?WE put a brand new Yuasa on Bevs 350 at Christmas and it has suddenly died 3 times now.
I mean it’s ok one day and totally dead the next. I can’t detect anything pulling charge when the cars ‘asleep’ so I think it’s the battery at fault. We got it from ECP so it will be going back.
I have now fitted an old RAC battery that I had and it seems to be holding charge just fine.
I will pm you my voltages rather than derail this thread any further! And after a quick google it seems that Lucas make some of the yuasa batteries in the uk.@Tender84 I got Yuasa 12v 80Ah 740A Silver Car Battery YBX5096 (HSB096) from e-bay at the end of Aug, paid via paypal. And as I still have issues with the car it is mostly started on spot and running until 80C marker is hit (sometime longer) but last week I took some modules off the car and the battery with them.
After 24h off the car and not on charge it showed 12.7 V, just before connecting all back in the car. SO will leave the marker here and will share experience after...
On the start - cold morning 11C on the dash, measured on the lighter plug in the car it dropped to 11 V. With nothing ON it keeps 14.4 V again inside the car - lighter plug. Can you share yours after you install it?
Well I finally got time to get this resolved. Decided to got down to my local German specialist for the first time (always used my local guy for every repair) and they charged £72 for a diagnostic report. After expecting to need a new squib fitting behind the steering wheel for the airbag, which is apparently a common fault, turns out the connector had come apart under the seat. RESULT!
Haven't had any problems with them.Woz,
they look like the mutt's. Where did you get them, and are they safe? ( not in the Dustin Hoffman sense!)