Re: Trickle Charge White Wire?
Originally Posted by brisbane_boy
u could use a diode to stop the power going from the battrey to the engine. , once the batttrey is full it just wont accept the charge.
Sorry but I disagree. A battery can be overcharged unless the charging source has a voltage regulator built in that shuts off the current when a set voltage is reached. Some older chargers did not have this feature and would cook a battery if left on and forgotten. A defective voltage regulator in a car or a car's alternator will also kill a battery by overcharging it.
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Last edited by 2door; 02-16-2009 at 10:16 PM.