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I used to get a voltage reading of 13.6 volts on the electronic dash of my 1997 C5 but after the battery ran down ( 4 1/2 years old )the battery voltage now reads 13.2 volts on the electronic dash. I started the car while the flat battery was flat using jump leads and all seems OK except except the battery voltage. The alternator seems to be charging but is the 13.2 volts due to the battery being old ? I believe the right voltage should be 13.6 to 14.4 volts. Malcolm Place - East Sussex UK

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13.2 volts is all your tired old battery can hold.anything above the 12 volts it's rated at indicates it's charging OK.it may increase again,but nothing beats new.consider a battery tender to keep it fresh if it sits for long periods.

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