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Rotten Egg (sulfur) odor, battery failure, Flir E5
Posted to the Waveform Library on 11/5/2015

November, 2015 Driver's complaint, rotten egg odor (degradation of battery's electrolyte-sulfuric acid). Charging at 14.1 VDC Pulled battery cover and captured thermal image with FLIR E5 thermal image. Ambient about 70F, battery at 188.1F (as high as 199F)

Mark Sarlo
Tri-State Diagnostics
La Junta, Colorado, USA