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How do I charge my battery and is it dangerous?

How do I charge my battery and is it dangerous?

Jun 20, 2010

Question: How do I charge my battery and is it dangerous? Answer: Always use extreme caution when charging a battery. All lead acid batteries contain sulfuric acid which can cause severe burns and can generate explosive gases. Even a maintenance free battery has vents to relieve the internal gases that build up inside the battery. Even though they look like...

How to jump-start a dead car battery

Dead batteries are miserable business: it means you’ll probably be late and will have to track down someone who’s willing to give you a jump-start. On top of that, many people find jump-starting cars to be intimidating or frightening. “What if I put the cables on backwards?” “What if the battery explodes?” “What if I kill the other car?”...