Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 22-05-2016, 00:46   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Langkawi, Malaysia
Boat: Herreshoff cat Ketch 40'
Posts: 24
TrueCharger won't charge to "Float"

Hello,
I have 6 x PowerBatt 135Amp AGM Batteires in a house bank. The True charger (60A/hr) will only charge at <.5%. I have it set up for AGM. When I put power to the charger it kicks in very briefly to 14+V and then goes back to charging at a very low rate.

If I put a car charger on the batters then I can put in 1.7 volts and when I switch of car charger voltage slowly beeches back to 13.2 v.

All the batteries seem ok and there is no obvious short that I can find.

Is it a charger problem ?? any comments most welcome.
__________________
SY Pollen Path is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
charger, loa

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Float-on, float-off yacht transport video exMaggieDrum Seamanship & Boat Handling 0 09-04-2016 08:46
float switch far away from pump... should I use the neg side for the float switch? felipe Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13 02-02-2014 14:20
More on the boat that won't float Phoenixsea Construction, Maintenance & Refit 15 06-01-2014 06:43
What do we do with a boat that won't float? Phoenixsea Construction, Maintenance & Refit 45 21-10-2013 23:34
Question About Float Charge for AGM Batteries s/v Jedi Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 3 19-08-2009 11:46



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:47.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.