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Re: Battery charger

uh oh. i have a company car and have not had the opportunity to drive my Jeep over the last 4 weeks or so. i put it on a regular 12v battery charger/tender that i've used for years. now i've discovered that I have this crazy AGM battery.

have i really destroyed my battery? damn!
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Old 01-09-2014, 02:36 PM
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Re: Battery charger

A modern trickle charger, such as a Battery Tender, should work just fine and cause no problems with your AGM battery at all
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Re: Battery charger

I have a Battery Tender Plus and I'm curious, should the unit's clips be connected directly to the battery under the passenger seat or to the posts under the hood?
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Re: Battery charger

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I have a Battery Tender Plus and I'm curious, should the unit's clips be connected directly to the battery under the passenger seat or to the posts under the hood?
I have my Tender connected to the under hood posts - works great!
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Re: Battery charger

My BT is also connected to the underhood posts. When not hooked up, I just coil the pigtail and put it alongside the positive post.
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Re: Battery charger

AGM batteries have a very low self discharge rate, less than 2% a month. Unless you are going to let the vehicle sit for years, you do not need an external charger/maintainer. Mine sits for 5 months with no ill effects but I do disconnect the negative lead.
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