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Old 09-10-2006, 01:54 AM   #1
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i have some gp3700 packs that ive noticed when discharging they vent a pfft! sound. should i be worried? should i flex charge them as competition electrics says that helps to break up gas bubles?
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Venting is not always bad.....if the cell still takes a full charge, then don't worry about it.....if it doesn't, then the cell needs to be replaced....

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Venting is not always bad.....if the cell still takes a full charge, then don't worry about it.....if it doesn't, then the cell needs to be replaced....

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In what circumstances do you use flex charge? I notice I get much better results when I use it.


Sorry to hijack your thread but I thought it is probably best to ask here instead of start a new thread.
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i am the same when should i use flex charging?
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when the cells vent i find they feel very soft and slower during the run, this is more noticable in 19t than mod
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Now when you say venting are you saying just the sound, or do they actually pop out a bit of acid? Seems to be becoming a regular occurance with the IB4200 cells here, anyone else having issues?
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Now when you say venting are you saying just the sound, or do they actually pop out a bit of acid? Seems to be becoming a regular occurance with the IB4200 cells here, anyone else having issues?
I have had the same issues with IB 3600's and IB 3800's. Sometimes the cells continue to work well after venting (noise-no acid), other times the cell that have vented eventulla, leaks and and ruins the pack. No rhyme or reason as to when or how often, just what I have experienced.
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Now when you say venting are you saying just the sound, or do they actually pop out a bit of acid? Seems to be becoming a regular occurance with the IB4200 cells here, anyone else having issues?

I just had a brand new Intellect 4200 vent and pop some acid during it's first charge... is this pack done now??
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