The following is short list of five essential tips for using a battery charger safely. More extensive safety information can be found in the manual for your battery charger, and by contacting your scooter or motorized wheelchair supplier.
Owners of personal mobility power vehicles are strongly advised to carefully read the battery charger manual and to follow all safety guidelines. Save the manual, and refer to it each time the batteries are being charged.
5 Tips for Battery Charger Safety
Read the User's Manual Carefully
Study the battery charger manufacturer's precautions and warnings.
Follow instructions in the manual for charging mobility vehicle batteries.
Use Battery Chargers Only As Directed
Battery chargers are matched to specific battery types and sizes.
Each charger is only to be used with the device it is intended for, and as instructed by the manufacturer.
When replacing a battery charger, the new charger should be the same type as the one originally supplied and according to the manufacturer's instructions. Remember: An incompatible charger could permanently damage your vehicle's battery.
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This article is for informational purposes only, and may not apply to every type of battery charger. Please consult the product manual and follow the manufacturer's safety instructions.