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Can I charge my battery from the engine?


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I currently charge my 911 Carrera with a Deltran Battery Tender Charger by raising the hood and then charging it directly to the battery. My question is can I charge the battery from the engine (+) and (-)? I did a search and was not able to find the answer.

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Yes, you can charge the battery from the engine compartment, use the power connection in the black plastic box, on the middle/right side of the engine, use the engine or rear bracket as negative. It is not usual but possible.

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You can also charge it just fine through the DC receptacle (cigarette lighter socket), with any of those smart tenders.

If you call Deltran and there is no place local that sells the cigarette lighter plug for the Battery Tender, their customer service will just send one out to you for free (or at least they used to, and that's what they did for me). The Battery Tender works fine plugged into the cigarette lighter for maintaining the battery

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