charging

  1. Lowlec

    trickle charging starter battery & Psu modification

    having not used The van for 3 weeks,and only use it on weekends Or every other in normal times!..the starter battery was down to 11.8v so I decided on utilising my fixed solar panel on my pop top as a permanent fit & forgot solution to maintain the starter battery,I also wanted to utilise this...
  2. D

    Battery Charger for the Leisure Battery

    Well which one? I need it to be fully automatic, so when I plug in the hook up that’s it, I don’t want to have it on display or have to rummage it in cupboard to to turn the thing on or to the right settings. All suggestions are welcome, I’m not having much luck in my search. Cheers.
  3. Pete C

    Battery charger lead

    I want to add a permanent battery charger lead to my starter battery. The problem is that there are no threads left to attach it to the usual place due to my towbar installation (see picture). i thought about using the clamp bolt thread behind it, but I can’t work out what thread it is - it’s...
  4. JasonW

    CTEK Charging Question

    With the van sat idle for a while I thought I would give the main starter battery a top up. So I've connected a CTEK MXS 3.8 battery charger. Black clip to chassis, Red clip to Positive battery terminal. With the Battery still connected to the van, Battery type - Varta AGM 7PO 915 105 A ; 12V...
  5. Jack T

    Dual output mains charger

    So with the current situation my camper isn’t coming out of the garage much which has made me think about maintaining the starter battery. I already have a Victron 30a charger to charge my twin leisure battery setup but have been thinking about changing it for a triple output Victron instead...
  6. D

    Connecting A Battery Charger

    Advice please. I have a 67 plate T6 Kombi 150 DSG with Stop/Start I want to connect a CTEK MXS 5.0 Battery Charger to the van battery The battery is a VARTA 7PO 915 105 A 12v 75Ah AGM Do I connect the positive and negative clamps directly to the battery or do I have to connect one of the...
  7. SofaKing

    Charging Oem Aux. Batt?

    This might be a stupid question, but how on earth am I going to get the plastic/rubber cover off the battery without removing the seat entirely? Will post pics If it’s hard to imagine...
  8. CALLAKN

    Victron Smart Charger

    Just a quick one lads, it’s all fitted and seems to be working fine! Just wanted to check this is all normal stuff, when I first plugged it into 240v it was reading this - And now it’s been on charge for a few hours it’s reading this -
  9. hoggle

    Charging Main Battery

    Hi folks, I'm hoping someone on here will be able to answer a question that i have. I spent the night in Aviemore last night, and the Van wouldn't start this morning. The main Battery had drained and there wasn't enough charge to start it. I got a jump start from a fellow Camper and made it home...
  10. M

    Battery Charging

    Just ordered a ctek time to go charger as main battery voltage is low. Do i need to disconnect the battery leads before connecting the charger? Vw T6 2016. Thanks...
  11. glensmadhouse

    T6 Charging System

    hi i am new to the forum but wanted some help on charging a leasure battery , we have had a solar panel fitted along with a leasure battery and controler for charging . i am gonna be fitting all the units in the next few weeks and was in a undecided brain moment of should i fit the sterling...
  12. mmi

    Trailer/caravan Charging From A T6 (help Requested – Voltage Measurements When Towing)

    Help – voltage measurements when towing a trailer/caravan requested. When towing, what’s the voltage at your cigarette lighter socket (in the lower one in the dash)? No fancy instruments are needed, just any gadget will do. The following background data is appreciated: 1)...
  13. S

    Ring Rscdc30 Ac Charger

    Hi, has anybody fitted an rscdc30 to a t6 and wired in an AC battery charger to the leisure battery via electric hookup? I have contacted Ring and they don't recommend it, but wondered if anybody had done it and had any issues?
  14. B

    T6 240v Hook Up And Battery Charger

    Hi all. New to the forum! I have a t6 start line which I am converting. I am planning on doing the wiring for the leisure battery tomorrow. Plan is ctek 250 under driver's seat. Leisure battery by wheel arch along with all the fuses to feed lights, fridge etc My question is I also want 240v...
  15. Dellmassive

    Battery Chargers - How I Did It -

    Battery Chargers - How I Did It - So its that time of year again, cold, rainy. . . . . . . flat battery =[ This time we look at Battery Chargers. Our vans will most likely come with a AGM style starter battery, for this type of battery we need a "Smart Charger" . . . . but what does this...
  16. Smikas

    T6 Electrics Install Help

    Hi All I am new to the forum and to the Transporter range! I have been doing a fair bit of reading and need a little advice. In 3 weeks time I will be putting the van in the garage and starting stage 1 of a 3 year, 3 stage process: Stage 1 - Insulation, lining and electrics (fitted inside an...
  17. B

    Leisure Battery Charging

    Hi all, I am a new to the forum (literally have just signed up). However, have been following few threads and found it very helpful. Now I am hoping someone may help me with understanding the second battery charging system as what I read online does not agree with what I have heard from...
  18. Loz

    Installation Guide for Redarc DC-DC Charging Kit 2018-03-13

    Installation Guide for Redarc DC-DC Charging Kit supplied by @travelvolts
  19. K

    Charge ignition battery trough the IS1 electrical interface of a T6 van

    Hi all, I have a waeco UI252A battery charger. It can charge 2 leisure batterys and the ignition battery. The last one with a current of 1 A. Can someone tell me if it's possible to connect the wire for charging the ignitionbattery to the IS1 electrical interface. Maybe by the pin a5 of the grey...
  20. K

    Solar charging vehicle battery

    Hi all, I’m not sure if this has been covered before, I’ve looked through the threads and can’t see anything like this. I’ve got a 2010 4 motion SWB T6. It has got a factory fitted Leisure battery ( and I presume a factory fitted split charge system ) to which I have added a second Leisure...
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