Can you trickle charge a completely dead battery?
Yes! A trickle charger can recharge virtually any car’s battery. The charger works slowly with around 1 u2013 2 amps; hence, the reason it takes quite a long time to charge a dead battery. However, if you have a dead battery, you can trickle charge it to full capacity within 24 u2013 48 hours
How long does it take to trickle charge a dead battery?
If your battery is completely dead, it will take a 1-amp trickle charger 48-hours to recharge it fully; meanwhile, a 2-amp trickle charger could do it in 24-hours. While it’s still going to take a while to recharge your battery fully, it’s a lot more efficient to have it done in half the time.
How long should I charge a dead battery?
Recharging a battery with a typical charge amp of around 4-8 amperes will take about 10-24 hours to charge fully. However, if you just want to boost your battery enough to start the engine, it would take about 2-4 hoursu2014or, if possible, you can use another vehicle to jumpstart your battery.
How long can a car battery be dead and still be recharged?
A new and fully car battery can stay for around two weeks without needing to be recharged from a generator. This battery will fully get discharged after approximately two to three months. If you leave the battery for roughly two and a half months, you will not be able to start the car engine.