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What is the proper way to charge a lead acid battery?


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Answered 2011-04-26 05:04:16

Depending on size and voltage output, higher than battery maximum output at an ampere rate that wont "cook" the battery. For example: a car battery placed on a 40 amp charge rate for 12 hours in most cases will "cook" the battery. But placing it on a 2 amp charge rate will fully charge it over the same time interval.

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