Place the sensor on the end of the black wire on the negative battery terminal. Look at the digital or meter display on the multimeter or voltmeter. It should read 6 volts if the battery is in good condition and is at least 20 percent charged. If it reads less than 5 volts, recharge the battery.
Is there a way I can do it with a Multi meter its going to be a 6 volt battery I am testing.. Its best to go buy a tester, or take it to a shop or a pep boys for testing.. I would think that the battery would still show 6V after it wears out some, but the
a 6 volt lantern battery is really just 4 "f" cells in a case.. . a lantern battery I would get a quality alkaline lantern battery and use 3rd_shifts test.
Sometimes when checking 6 volt batteries it works better to connect 2 of. Therefor if you test a 6V battery with a 12V tester it will always fail .
Everybody has batteries in many different kinds of devices and sometimes it's useful to know if the batteries are good of bad. Of course the best way to test it is .
There are battery testers and there are voltmeters. They are not necessarily the same thing. Battery testers that will test 6V batteries are available.I found .