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Which setting should I use?
The MULTI XS 25000/MULTI XT 14000 does not have the higher voltage recommended for brands like Optima. Is this a problem?
In the manual for your charger it is explained that the black cable/clamp (-) should be connected to the chassis in the car, preferably far from the battery. Why? I have always connected the charger straight onto the battery.
I want to charge my car battery during the winter. The problem is that the power gets cut sometimes. Will your charger start automatically when the power comes back on or do I have to start it manually? Which charger should I choose for this application?
I have loads connected to the battery and I want to charge the battery at the same time. Should I use the Supply function?
I am trying to charge my battery with a CTEK Multi XS 3600 but only one LED on the lowest row is lit. What is wrong?
When I connect the charger the orange LED lights for half charged are flashing and the green LED lights for fully charged are permanently lit. What does this mean and what can I do about it?
I charge my battery with a Multi XS 3600 for approximately 12h and the charger does not switch into maintenance charging. When I change setting with the mode button or disconnect and connect the charger again, the charger automatically switches to the maintenance mode. Why does this occur?
I have charged my 75Ah battery with a Multi XS 3600 for several days, but the battery never gets fully charged i.e. the charger does not switch into maintenance charging. What is wrong?
The charger switches over to maintenance charging but the battery lacks energy. What is wrong?
What does ripple mean and how does it affect the battery?
Why does it take less time to charge with a MULTI XS 3600 with just 3.6A compared to my old 11A charger?
How do I connect in series/parallel?
Can I charge Li-Ion batteries with my CTEK charger?
Should I use Supply setting for “maintenance charging”?
Can I really just connect the charger and then forget about it?
Is it possible to charge several batteries of different sizes at the same time?
Is it possible to use a CTEK charger on GEL batteries? Is there anything specific that needs to be considered when charging a GEL battery?
I have an AGM battery. Do I charge it in snowflake mode?
I have noticed that my battery boils a little bit when I charge with 14.4V, especially at the end of the charging. Is this normal or could it damage my battery?
I have learned that you should always open the battery caps when charging due to/because of the explosive gas. I can’t find anything about this in your manual. Don’t I have to open the battery caps when charging with a CTEK charger?
Which battery types can I use my CTEK charger on?
What does the abbreviations MF, GEL and AGM stand for?
Do I have to disconnect the battery from my car when I charge my battery with a CTEK charger?
Can I charge deeply drained batteries with my CTEK charger?
My battery has been frozen. Can I charge it?
What is the difference between connecting batteries in series and connecting batteries in parallel?
What happens if I use my charger on a larger battery than recommended?
Which charger is best for me?
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