CTEK recommends: five expert tips, so that your car still starts Berlin/Vikmanshyttan, December 12, 2012. Icy temperatures, the ADAC in continuous use is currently because cars no longer jump on. Usually the empty battery deserves blame. Extreme cold reduces battery performance. Therefore she will never fully charged and increases the risk that the mobile frame remains, significantly. How to keep your car battery with a CTEK fit 1 Electronics: the many electronic features of modern cars are poison for the battery. Whether heated rear window and side mirrors, heated seats, radio, Navi, blower and probabaly heater: Off all of this before the cold and yet again take advantage of the good old ice scraper. Learn more on the subject from David Rogier. You can then use the rear window defroster in addition (short) while driving.
Under no circumstances she should be constantly switched on! 2. Clean: Regularly clean the battery to avoid leakage. Remove the whitish layer of oxide of the terminals, because she obstruct the flow of electricity. Grease the Poles, to protect it from rust. 3. Fluid level check: If your battery is not maintenance-free and still older: Watch to see if the fluid level is the battery still in the normal range.
The lead plates must be just covered. Use for the refilling of distilled water. 4. Belt: check the tension of the belt. Too little voltage, not sufficiently powered the alternator and the battery is not properly charged. Ask an expert if you are unsure when handling. 5. Charging: Today there are intelligent devices that not only recharge the battery, but also wait thanks to a special trickle charge function. They are very easy to use and completely secure. The devices can remain for long periods at the battery without risking to overcharge you. With in the Interior of the vehicle extended cables battery care can in the winter to the routine are without opening the bonnet. There are modern, smart Chargers starting from 70 euros in the Retailers. Society for technical supervision (GTu) runs regular product tests by last in November 2011.