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Posted By: Tony292 Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Mon Sep 14 2020 09:42 PM
What do you do when you have to charge a 6v battery and all you have is a 12v charger?

You use jumper cables to wire two 6v batteries in series and then connect the 12v charger to both of them!!

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Posted By: Wally / Montana Re: Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Tue Sep 15 2020 10:49 PM
I have chargers that have a 6V/12V switch. That's the way I'd go.
Posted By: Tony292 Re: Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Wed Sep 16 2020 12:20 AM
I need to find one of those chargers.
Posted By: 78buckshot Re: Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Wed Sep 16 2020 12:53 AM
Can't you just attach ONE of the charger leads? or maybe plug the charger into a 60 volt ac outlet instead of 120 volts?
Posted By: 52Carl Re: Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Wed Sep 16 2020 01:27 AM
220, 221, whatever it takes, eh?
Posted By: Wally / Montana Re: Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Wed Sep 16 2020 03:06 AM
One of my 6V/12V chargers is an Exide one. The other 6V/12V is rather new but it's at our place 500 miles distant. They are both rather new.
Posted By: Harold46 Re: Charging a 6v battery with a 12v charger - Wed Sep 16 2020 03:26 AM
Tony,
Save yourself a lot of aggravation and get the right tool for the job.

Walmart has a nice 6/12 volt charger and maintainer for $38 and free delivery to your house.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/70W-Full...n-Car-Motorcycle-Scooter-Lawn/836738554?
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