How Long Can You Leave a Maintainer Charger on a Battery?

Answer A battery maintainer or charger typically keeps your car, motorcycle, scooter or other vehicle battery alive; the devices are especially helpful if you haven't driven the vehicle for a long period ... Read More »

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Can you leave an RV battery charger on always?

The majority of RV chargers should not be left plugged in all of the time, because they will boil the batteries dry and destroy them. The exception is a three-stage charger, which is safe to leave ... Read More »

Can I Leave a Car Battery on a Trickle Charger?

Confusion abounds about trickle chargers: what they are, how they work and how to use them. Some people believe that a battery can be left on a trickle charger for an indefinite period of time whil... Read More »

Does the battery in a cordless phone last longer if you don't leave it in the charger?

To ensure long battery life, drain a nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) cordless phone battery completely before recharging. These batteries are known "memory effect" occuring when they are overcharged. This c... Read More »

Can you leave a 1 amp trickle charger on a motorcycle battery all the time?

Only fully automatic 1 amp trickle chargers can be left on the motorcycle battery all the time. Otherwise, you risk overcharging the battery, which can cause damage that will reduce the life of the... Read More »