Important Safety Instructions
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•Read all instructions and cautions printed on the
battery charger, battery, and vehicle or equipment
•Use charger only on lead-acid type rechargeable
batteries, such as those used in cars, trucks, trac-
tors, airplanes, vans, RV's, trolling motors, etc.
This charger is not intended to supply power to
a low voltage electrical system other than in an
• Use only attachments recommended or sold by
manufacturer. The use of attachments not recom-
mended by the manufacturer may result in fire,
electric shock, or injury.
• Do not disassemble charger. Take it to a qualified
service professional if service or repair is required.
Incorrect assembly may result in fire or electrical
•To reduce risk of electrical shock, unplug the
charger from the outlet before attempting any
maintenance or cleaning.
• Always charge battery in a well ventilated area.
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•Place charger as far away from battery being
charged as the charger cables will permit.
•Do not expose charger to rain or snow.
• Never charge a frozen battery. If battery fluid (electro-
lyre) becomes frozen, bring battery into a warm area
to thaw before you begin charging.
•Never allow battery acid to drip on charger when
reading specific gravity or filling battery.
• Never set a battery on top of the charger.
• Never place charger directly above battery being
charged. The gases from the battery will corrode
and damage the charger.
• Never use charger for charging dry-cell batteries that
are commonly used with home appliances. These
batteries may burst and cause personal injury.
•Never touch the battery clamps together when the
charger is energized.
• Never operate charger if it has received a hard blow,
been dropped, or otherwise damaged. Take it to a
qualified professional for inspection and repair.
•Be sure to position the charger power cord to
prevent it from being stepped on, tripped over, or
• Never pull out the plug by the cord when unplug-
ging the charger. Pulling on the cord may cause
damage to the cord or the plug.
•Do not operate the charger if it has a damaged
power cord or plug. Have the cord replaced.
Personal Safety Precautions
For your own personal safety, please follow the follow-
•Wear complete eye and clothing protection when
working with lead-acid batteries.
•Be sure that someone is within range of your voice
to come to your aid if needed while you work with or
are near a lead-acid battery.
•Have plenty of fresh water and soap nearby for use
in case battery acid contacts your eyes, skin, or cloth-
ing. If this happens, wash immediately with soap and
water. Then get medical attention.
-Avoid touchlng your eyes while working with a
battery. Acid particles (corrosion) may get into your
eyes. If this occurs, flush eyes immediately with
running cold water for at least 10 minutes. Then
immediately get medical attention.
•Remove all personal metal items from your body,
such as rings, bracelets, necklaces, and watches
while working with a lead-acid battery. A battery can
produce a short circuit current high enough to weld
a ring (or the like) to metal, causing a severe burn.
• Take care not to drop any metal tool or metal object
onto the battery. This may spark or short circuit the
battery or another electrical device that may cause
•Always operate your battery charger in an open, well
•Never smoke or allow a spark or flame in the vicinity
of the battery or engine. Batteries generate explosive
• Neutralize any acid spills thoroughly with baking
soda before attempting to clean up.