[SATLUG] How to remove a swelled APC battery?

MKR mkr777 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 12:51:29 CDT 2009


Can you call the mfr and ask suggestions?

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:

> This morning I came in after the wind storm to find 2 of our UPSs
> powered down and unable to turn on again. One of them, an APC
> BackupPro 1400, I did manage to wiggle the battery out. The 2nd UPS, a
> BP 1400, has a really swelled battery. I can't even wiggle it from the
> case. Is this UPS toast because the battery will not come out? What
> about puncturing the outer shell with a screwdriver and draining some
> fluid. Would that help?
>
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