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What type of battery charger do I need for my BMW 218 Tourer? It's not being used much and the flat battery light keeps appearing.
I'm not always wanting to drive my 2003 Volkswagen Golf 30-odd miles once every two weeks during this time of year to keep my battery charged due to low usage. I have no electric available within my garage,...
Can you suggest how to care for a long-standing car because of Covid-19. I know about moving the vehicle to stop the tyres getting flat spots, but what trickle charger do you recommend to keep the battery...
I only use my car once a week. How often should I be charging the battery?
Can a trickle charger be used with cars that don't have a separate 12-volt battery?
Due to the coronavirus, I want to ensure that my car battery stays charged. The advice seems to be to use a trickle charger. I've noticed that many trickle chargers are not suitable for stop-start engines....
With the enforced lay-up of my 2018 Jaguar XF, can I use a C-TEK MVS 5-C trickle charger on my car? If so, where is the best place to connect it?
You recommend trickle charging on a hybrid during self-isolation. We've got a Kia Niro, but I couldn't find visible battery terminals. Any idea where they are?
During the Covid-19 crisis, my MINI will remain stationary in my drive. I do not have access to a power point to connect a trickle charger, so what steps can I take to ensure the battery does not go flat?
I have an Exide Premium 030 75AH battery fitted to a 1999 Lexus LS400. I need to know what battery chargers are most suitable to maintain good battery condition. I only do short journeys so I need a reliable...
 

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