Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018. by Summer Holland in Car Chargers.
Luckily, the charging operations have become much easier than they once were. Nearly every car has a 12 volt battery, and so do marine batteries and power sporting equipment. You must use a battery charger that is correct for your battery to extend its life and save money in the long run. If you fail to use the kind of charger that is suggested by your battery manufacturer, the warranty you have on your lead acid battery, AGM, or gel cell may be null and void. Using an improper charger can destroy your battery.
Most cars, today, are equipped with automatic transmissions. This compounds the situation of a drained battery as compared to a car fitted with a manual transmission. In the case of the latter, it is still possible to ’push start’ the car with the assistance of your passengers or passing traffic, if any. In the case of the former, ’push starting’ the car is not possible. The only alternative is to obtain an external electrical power source.
Once upon a time, the battery charger cables would be attached to the terminals of your battery, you pressed a button, and you hung around for a bit. You would peek at the dial occasionally to assure yourself that you weren't overcharging the battery, and you shut it off at the exact time it was done.
If you travel a lot with a laptop computer, it might make sense to use a USB recharger. This will let you to charge your mobile phone with a wire that connects into your USB port. For the non-technically minded, the USB port is a slot on your electronic computer where you ordinarily link up other peripheral devices like a webcam, mouse keyboard and other handheld devices.
Charge with a regular battery charger. Downside of this is that often these aren’t automatic and do not turn themselves off when full charge is reached. If left unattended a battery can become ’boiled dry’ from overcharging. The battery becomes extremely dangerous due to highly explosive gasses produced from charging at a high rate and the casing becoming very warm introducing a fire risk.
Any content, trademark’s, or other material that might be found on the Goingup website that is not Goingup’s property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Goingup claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.
Copyright © 2019 Goingup. All Rights Reserved.