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Old 07-02-18, 12:07 PM   #1
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I'm looking into Leaf or Volt battery packs for solar storage. I have a question. Is there a way to verify what the age is for a pack that has already been removed from a vehicle? Maybe stamped somewhere on the pack? I know state of charge is just as important as age. I just don't want someone to tell me they have a 2013 or 2014 pack and it actually turn out to be a 2011.
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Old 07-14-18, 03:15 PM   #2
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Ok. No takers. Well, I got a pack and there is a plate at the business end(electrical connectors) of the pack that has a date that says 07-09-12. While it doesn't specifically say that is the build date, I'm going to guess that there is a good chance that it is. Haven't been able to find any information about this at any of my regular info forums or at any Volt forums. I'll post pix when I have more time.
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This one is the front end of the pack. The area circled in red has the date code. I am guessing that it is the build date, but it is actually stamped into the metal so it could just be the date the end plate was built.



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Here is a close up.

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I would also bet it was the build date good find.

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