Too many motorcyclists unaware of the risks of choosing the wrong battery charger, says CTEK : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Too many motorcyclists unaware of the risks of choosing the wrong battery charger, says CTEK

March 12, 2013

Too many motorcyclists unaware of the risks of choosing the wrong battery charger, says CTEK

London, UK (rushPRnews) 03/12/13 — Research by CTEK, a global battery protection and care brand, has found that a high proportion of motorcyclists are uninformed of the risks associated with using the incorrect type of battery charger to maintain their vehicle’s battery, which can lead to complications such as battery sulphation.

The research found that 50 per cent of riders were unaware that using a ‘trickle’ charger, the preferred method for charging older battery types, is not the appropriate method for charging and maintaining modern battery units. Therefore, if these chargers are used with newer batteries, serious damage could occur.

When the incorrect charger is used, two main problems can arise. Firstly, if a battery is undercharged then sulphation can occur, meaning that it can become deeply discharged or in the worse cases, fail completely. Conversely, it is possible to overcharge a battery, causing it to ‘dry out’. This is a common occurrence when using older-style chargers to charge modern and ‘maintenance free’ batteries, as these chargers can prove too powerful. Additionally, older chargers do not have the advanced features of newer devices and therefore can fail to spot potential problems in the charging cycle.

Both of these problems can be avoided by using a smart battery charger, such as CTEK’s MXS 5.0. The MXS 5.0 is a 12V battery charger that provides professional charging and maintenance and can easily solve battery related issues, ensuring that the battery is kept at optimal charge levels and in perfect health at all times. Unlike ‘trickle’ chargers, smart chargers constantly monitor charge levels and can instantly decide the best action to take for the problem that the battery is facing, making sure that problems such as ‘drying out’ and sulphation do not develop.

 

Katariina Stahl, director of sales and marketing at CTEK, commented: “Our research has found that far too many motorcyclists are unaware of the risks of using the wrong type of charger to charge and maintain their motorbike’s battery. This can lead to the battery being incorrectly charged, which in turn can cause breakdowns and battery failure. However, by using a smart battery charger, which has the ability to tailor its charging cycle to each specific battery type, these problems are completely avoidable.”

To find out how a simple battery check using one of CTEK’s smart battery chargers can help prolong the life of your vehicle’s battery, please visit www.ctek.com. Follow CTEK on Twitter - @CTEKChargers - and like on Facebook - /CTEKBatteryChargers.

 

 

Media Contact Name: keredy Andrews
Media Web Address: www.punchcomms.com
Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BREAKING NEWS, Technology, PRESS RELEASE, SPORT NEWS, United Kingdom

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / AH Marketing ahmarketinggroup.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Canada-based Hilltop Christmas Tree Farms’ First Tree of the Season Gifted to U.S. Soldier’s Family

Florenceville-Bristol, NB 09/29/16 · Family will celebrate Christmas early before son starts...

Schmid Telecom AG successfully passes SAT at Birmingham Airport

Zurich 09/28/16 · Schmid Telecom AG has successfully completed the Site...

Nexscience LLC Released Document Sign & Send

Santa Clara,CA 09/28/16 · The Document Sign & Send app aims to...

North American leader in food safety certifies Ste Anne’s Spa Bakery

Grafton, ON, Canada 09/28/16 · – For the past 4 years, Ste. Anne's...

DISCOVER THE MULTIMEDIA P.O.R.O.S MUSEUM AND TRAVEL TO PORTUGAL WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SURREALISM NOW 2016

Condeixa-a-Nova 09/28/16 · INTERNATIONAL SURREALISM NOW 2016 An art movement, dedicated...

Dixie Plywood gains insight with Phocas Business Intelligence

Texas 09/27/16 · Since 1944, privately owned and operated Dixie Plywood...

Why and How to Hire a Financial Planner

London, United Kingdom 09/27/16 · Like most people, you probably have hopes and...

Radioactive Waste Management: Global Markets

ALBANY, New York 09/27/16 · Market Research Hub has added a new report,...

NOW SHORTS WITH SECRET POCKETS TO CARRY THINGS WHILE YOU RUN

Ahmedabad 09/27/16 · Anyone who runs or goes out for a...

North American Cities Slow to Adopt Open Source Software

Toronto, ON 09/26/16 · Government IT department are often one of the...

ExeBTC Offers Multiple Investment Packages for Global Investors

Delaware,DE 09/25/16 · For years, ExeBTC has been a leader in...

SchoolFinder to be launched in a new avatar soon

India 09/25/16 · SchoolFinder is pleased to announce that it will...

Leader of New Haven Heroin Ring Pleads Guilty

New Haven,Connecticut 09/22/16 · Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the...