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    Has anyone done any maintenance on their armasafe plus battery? I know they call it a 'sealed' battery. But it seems to be a wet lead acid battery regardless.
    so there may be a way to check and level up the battery with distilled water.
    I will either find a way, or make one!
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    If it is a sealed battery,(Of any type), Then no, there is no maintenance required.
    That is the whole point of the battery being of the low maintenance type.
    They are specially vented. (for pressure evaporation).
    A good low trickle charge 'intelligent' battery maintainer is is a good idea to leave attached.
    They are usually (Should be) Lead acid, Gel, and A.G.M. Suitable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dmetalmiki View Post
    If it is a sealed battery,(Of any type), Then no, there is no maintenance required.
    That is the whole point of the battery being of the low maintenance type.
    They are specially vented. (for pressure evaporation).
    A good low trickle charge 'intelligent' battery maintainer is is a good idea to leave attached.
    They are usually (Should be) Lead acid, Gel, and A.G.M. Suitable.
    Most sealed batteries are sealed not with the consumer in mind. With time fluid evaporates and the low level is what kills the battery.
    The vent holes have plugs that can be removed, I was just wondering if someone has done that and filled back up.
    I will either find a way, or make one!
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    It's an AGM absorbed glass mat battery. All they need is an AGM maintainer connected 24-7-365 and they will last 10+ years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NDT View Post
    It's an AGM absorbed glass mat battery. All they need is an AGM maintainer connected 24-7-365 and they will last 10+ years.
    So youre saying that there is no liquid in these batteries?
    I will either find a way, or make one!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 319cssb View Post
    So youre saying that there is no liquid in these batteries?
    My understanding is that the liquid is contained in a paste kinda like oil is contained in grease.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NDT View Post
    My understanding is that the liquid is contained in a paste kinda like oil is contained in grease.
    So youre saying it is a gel.
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