Breathe Life Back Into a 12v Car Battery

From this video, anyone can learn how to breathe life back into a dead 12V battery. Knowledge like this will surely come in handy in critical situations when supplies are low and 12V batteries can't be easily purchased in a store. And let's not forget the amount of money that could be saved by using this technique vs. buying a new battery.

12V batteries are expensive to replace, costing upwards of $108 or more. A search on Amazon will confirm this. Why not save yourself some money and restore that bad battery for less than $5?

The steps are simple – anyone can do them!

  1. Remove the battery cell covers and drain all old battery acid.
  2. Neutralize any remaining acid in the battery cells by pouring a mixture of 8 oz. baking soda to 1 gallon of water into each cell container.
  3. Drain the baking soda solution and repeat step TWO to further neutralize any acid remaining in the cells.
  4. Rinse the baking soda solution from the battery with straight water.
  5. Concoct a solution of 8 oz alum (aluminum sulfate) with 1 gallon of water. Pour evenly into the battery cells, just above the plates. Replace cell covers.
  6.  Charge for 24 hours with a basic 3-amp charger

Watch what happens when these simple steps are followed! Imagine the savings – both in money and in life – that this technique will bring!

Source:  The Good Survivalist


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