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Old 15th June 2018
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I just got a new battery for my Sportster. It came with no instructions. I have put it to charge overnight on a 2 amp charge. Is that the right thing to do?
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Yes good idea to charge it. Who knows what charge it had sitting on the shelf for months. It will help your charging system work less initially trying to charge it on the bike.
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I always charge a new battery. Any charger I have.
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My Dealership has 2 multiple (10) charger tenders and all batteries are sold at full charge.. cuz ya never know if a guy's stranded or not..
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My Dealership has 2 multiple (10) charger tenders and all batteries are sold at full charge.. cuz ya never know if a guy's stranded or not..
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