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Can you charging mobility scooter batteries with car charger?

Last Updated: 17th June, 2021

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A typically small car battery has around 48 amp hours. In contrast, a scooter battery has around 10 amp hours. Even though there's a big difference in amp hours, you can still charge your scooters battery with a car battery charger.

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Furthermore, can I charge my scooter battery with a car charger?

Yes you can. A 12v charger can charge any 12v battery. The difference is your scooter battery is 7ah (amp hours, for those reading who may not know) and a car battery is hundreds of amp hours, so it isn't going to take very long to charge the scooter battery compared to a automobile battery.

Likewise, how can I charge my mobility scooter battery without a charger? Step 1: ?Attach the Jumper to the Battery.

  • Step 2: ?Turn onthe Jumper.
  • ?Step 3: Leave to Charge.
  • Step 4: ?Check the Battery Levels.
  • Step 5: ?Disconnect.
  • Step 1: ?Plug the Power Cable to Adapter.
  • ?Step 2: Switch off the Power.
  • Step 3: ?Leave to Charge.
  • One may also ask, can I charge a SLA battery with a car charger?

    No, the car chargers current will likely damage your battery. In theory, a resistor or incandescent light bulb in series to the battery could work. I however suggest charging the battery by connecting it to a constant voltage (13.8 volts for a 12 V battery).

    How many amps does it take to charge a 12 volt battery?

    A medium amp output 12 volt charger would be in the range of 20 to 50 amps or so, and be used for many applications using about 100 amp hours of battery and up, or applications with a constant amp load (power supply application).

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