Question: Vector 1089a Battery Charger Manual

How Long Does It Take To Charge A Dead Car Battery With A Vector 2 Amp Charger

I am wanting to charge my friend's 4 door Volvo sedan's dead battery (due to not being used for months). I bought a used Vector Smart 2 amp charger (AC to DC) with no user manual. About how long should I expect it to take? Thanks! Also, I am having trouble finding chassis farther away than the negative terminal to connect to. Can I just connect the black lead to the battery's negative terminal? ...

Which Battery CHARGER Should I Purchase In My Situation Described Below

I think I might not have been clear enough in my original question posted below, because this person's answer seems to indicate that I was looking to replace my battery, which is only 15 months old,...so I will summarize my question at the end. One answer I received to the below question: "First buy a good battery if yours is over 4 years old. I recommend http://www.optimabatteries.com Old batteries can't hold a charge and need to be recharged too often." Original question ...

Charging Car Battery With A Vector Battery Charger

Red clamp on the charger to postive post on the car's battery. black clamp on the charger to engine block, or to negative post on the car's battery? For some reason when I had it hooked to the engine block the charger would shut off after 10 seconds or so, and stop charging. I hooked it up to the negative post of the car battery and now it holds itself charging, but is it properly grounded? well thats not what the manual says... not ...

What Is The Best Car Battery Charger To Get

I have an old Sears 2/10 amp battery charger that is real old and in need of replacing. I cooked a lawn mower battery the other day because I left the charger on it too long, and figure it's time for one of the newer models that monitor the charge rate and taper off slowly and stop completely when it's fully charged. So what is the best type to get? I've read bad things about the Vector's, their clamps supposedly break ...

How To Jumpstarting Car With Automatic Battery Charger

I just bought an automatic battery charger made by Vector. The instructions really sucked. I could not find anything that tells you when you can turn on your vehicle. Do I charge it first, then unplug the power cord and cables. Then turn on the car? Also, I am not sure which type of battery my car has? The setting options are wet battery, gel battery, and AGM. I'm trying to jump start a 2007 GM Sierra truck. Any suggestions welcomed. ...

Where Can I Find Instructions To A Vector Vec1089 Car Battery Charger

Where can I find instructions to a vector vec1089 car battery charger? ...

I Have A Battery Charger Need Help Plz

So i have a battery charger that plugs in the wall but its been pluged in for a day but when i went to charge my car battery it turns off like it hasn't been charging the manual does help all it talks about is how to charge the battery not the charger it self so can someone please tell me how to charge the charger (this might be a stupid question but i don't have much experience) my charger ...

I Think I Accidentaly Left My Car Battery Charging With…

The instructions I beleive said positive clamp goes to positive terminal on the car battery, and negative clamp goes to engine block or metal chasis, but I think I left it with the negative clamp on the negative terminal (because htats how i had originally connected it in order to jump start it, and forgot to change it). When I left no warnings or anything came up on the battery charger. Its a VECTOR 12v battery jumpstarter and charger. ...

Do I Need To Disconnect Car Battery Prior To Charging

I am attempting to charge my friend's car battery (it is low from the car being off for months) with a Vector 2 amp charger (AC to DC). Do I need to first disconnect the battery from the car to charge it or can I leave it connected? (Ease is more important to me than length of time it takes.) Thanks! ...

How Does A Manual Car Battery Charger Work

I keep forgetting my lights on, my battery dies, have to find someone to boost me or use my AMA. I want to buy a battery charger, but there seems to be 2 kinds: automatic and manual. What is the difference? How do they work? Do you need to plug them into an electical socket? Where do they get THEIR power from? How long does it take to charge a battery from one of those things, anyway? Anyone with mechanical expertise, I ...