From looking under bonnet: left bat` 12.77v right bat` 12.76 one meter on
start motor usual volts drop.
on tick over ...12.16v climbing very slowly...
set rpm approx 1400-1500 still climbing very slowly to 12.24v..volts now
.....then after 2 mins rapid climb to14.50v......charging !
run for 5 further mins...switch off..
volts now dropping slowly to 12.82v over 10 mins..
Wait 1 hr... second test virtually same as first....but this time it takes
have tea 2hrs..move trooper closer to DUST BIN ...lights all on..
same 3mins before charging starts..
Batteries are..halfords HB 334 (made by Yusara excuse spelling same as
originals) 670 amp(cold crank 30 secs)...155mins @25amp running load..
there was an alternative type on their computer but it was lower rated.(and
anyway they did`nt have them in stock.
Friend of mine bought same veh` at same time even same garage had exact same
situation with charging delay...changed his 13 months later(company veh`)
did not have same fault with second one he`s now dumped that for
a hilux with crew cab...says it is`nt a patch on the trooper..