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Testing Traction Battery in Salvaged Model S

Discussion in 'Model S' started by martinwinlow, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. martinwinlow

    martinwinlow Member

    Jun 18, 2012
    Isle of Colonsay, UK
    Is there an easy way to test the condition of cells in a battery pack still attached to the car sitting in a scrap yard?

    Assuming the impact of the crash caused the pack to be isolated (which I gather it does) how long will a pack at, say, 25% SOC last without intervention before irreperable damage is done due to over-discharge? I sssume the BMS still draws power in this scenario - even if very small? MW

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