[TriLUG] OT: battery charger voltages - using 18V charger
brian at strutmasters.com
Tue Nov 2 10:31:56 EST 2004
> Every car, truck or motorcycle I've ever measured charged at ~14.5V
> (when operating correctly) measured at the battery terminals. The
> specifications in the service manuals state 13.5V to 14.5V as the
> correct range (depending on battery condition) for all modern
> cars (there could be a few exceptions, like electrics).
I stand corrected. My point though is roughly the same; the charging
voltage is supposed to be higher than the battery voltage.
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