Battery Reconditioning – How To Bring Dead Car Batteries To Life


If you are wandering how to recondition battery at home, maybe this blog post will be able to help you. The process of reconditioning old batteries and bring them to life is not that difficult. What you will need is the right information and the right tools.

Firstly, why do battery go dead? If you want to know how to recondition battery, you have the understand sulfation.

Sulfation refers to the process whereby a lead-acid battery (such as a car battery) loses its ability to hold a charge after it is kept in a discharged state too long due to the crystallization of lead sulfate.

Lead-acid batteries will generate electric power through a chemical reaction. Lead and lead dioxide, which are the active materials on the battery’s plates, react with sulfuric acid in the electrolyte to form lead sulfate.

When formed, the lead sulfate are very fine and can be converted back to lead. Over time, the converted lead will coat the battery’s plates therefore less surface contact with the electrolyte. This process is known as sulfation.

To recondition a car battery, we have to find a way to get rid of the sulfation. When the sulfate is removed, the battery will regain its ability to hold electric charge.

One way of doing so is building a small musical instrument that resonates a sound inside the battery. Most work in a pulse fashion blasting sound at the battery plates.

Being made of metal the plates vibrate and as they vibrate those nasty sulfate crystals drop away from the plates. They land back in the water in the battery and are reconverted into sulfuric acid. This kind of battery recondition process is very dangerous. Therefore, always practice “Safety First”.

DIY Battery Reconditioning Guide

If you want to learn more on how to recondition a battery, you can check out the Reconditioning Battery guide by Les Oke. Les and his family have been living off the power grid for more than 15 years. To commute, the whole family use a pure electric car.

To save cost, Les has been sourcing and reconditioning dead and weak batteries for his electric car. The Reconditioning Guide is Les’s years of experience reconditioning hundreds of batteries penned down.

From his guide, you will learn how to recondition the following types of batteries:

  • Lead acid (car battery)
  • Li-Ion (laptop battery)
  • Ni-Cd (rechargeable battery)
  • Ni-MH (long life battery)

To make sure you get full value from his guide, Les has promised a 60 days money back guarantee on his e-book. For whatever reasons if you do not find any value in his manual, you can return it and ask for a full refund within 60 days from the purchase date.

To get a copy of the battery reconditioning guide, click on the link below.

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  2. Dustcarts February 9, 2011 at 9:37 am

    A car that won’t start usually points to one thing a dead battery. Pop your hood open and drive another car up in front of or beside your car so the hoods are near each other. Then keep the non-dead car running and pop the hood on the vehicle.

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