What battery charger do you recommend?

What charger do I need to replenish my 2021 Fiesta Active X Edition T MHEV flat battery please

Asked on 16 October 2023 by David Sharp

Answered by David Ross
A trickle charger is an ideal solution for a vehicle that is left for long periods. We would recommend the CTEK MXS charger which we reviewed here: kit.honestjohn.co.uk/reviews/review-ctek-battery-c.../

There are a number of reports of Ford Fiesta and Focus models suffering from 12V battery drain issues, and it certainly isn't unique to the mild-hybrids. However, if you regularly make short journeys this may not be sufficient for the 12v battery to be sufficiently recharged, so as an alternative a longer journey at higher speeds will help to recharge the battery too.
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