Match the battery to the correct charger based on the manufacturer’s specification. Incorrect charger can shorten the life of your battery!
Recharge the battery daily unless the battery has been lightly discharged through underutilisation.
Lift the battery compartment lid where possible when charging to assist ventilation and air-cooling.
Use only approved distilled or deionised battery water to top-up the battery. Impurities in tap water can shorten the life of your battery!
Keep the battery and tray clean and dry at all times.
Keep all the metal connections and bolted terminals tight and covered with a film of petroleum jelly.
Check the condition of charging plug, socket and cable for wear and damage to insulation and for burning of contacts.
Check water after charging.
What not to do
Don’t leave the battery in a discharged state for more than a day.
Don’t overcharge the battery by re-charging more frequently or longer periods than is necessary to restore the capacity used. Overcharging cooks the battery and shortens its life dramatically.
Don’t remove the cells vent plugs when charging.
Don’t over-top the cell with battery water. Top up electrolyte with battery water to only slightly above the separator level in each cell. Over-topping causes the acid to spill out during charging. See Fig A.
Don’t use metal vessels or jugs to store or dispense battery water or acid. Add acid to the cells.
Don’t tamper with the chargers. Any necessary setting or repair should be undertaken only by qualified personnel.
This battery generates Hyrdrogen gas. Keep sparks, flames, cigarettes away.
Charge this battery only at well ventilated places. Avoid shorts or sparks.
Battery filled with acid. Do not spill.
Read instruction manual of vehicle of battery before fitting/checking the battery.