How long do trickle chargers last?
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Herein, is it safe to leave a trickle charger on all the time?
A trickle charger is a car battery charger designed to be left on a car for a long period of time to re-charge the battery. Some trickle chargers can be left on a battery indefinitely. These would be used on a vehicle that is not used all the time or is stored away for the winter or the summer.
Beside above, are trickle chargers any good? If you regularly store batteries for a period of time, a trickle charger is a good investment for you. Thus, just make sure that before putting your battery away, it should be fully charged and then you can be able to maintain its charge without any problem.
Also asked, can you overcharge a car battery with a trickle charger?
Leaving a battery connected to a trickle charger for too long can lead to overcharging, causing damage to the battery. Some trickle chargers do, however, offer an automatic function to switch to a float-mode once the battery is fully charged.
Can I trickle charge a battery without disconnecting it?
If you are using a conditioning trickle charger, there is no need to disconnect the battery. However, if you should unplug the battery if you are using a full-power charger.