Chargin 6 volt batteries

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  1. tick59

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    BOUGHT THE GRANDSON ONE OF THOSE ELECTRIC QUADS, BATTERIES ARE TWO 6 VOLT CONNECTED TOGETHER INLINE. DO I NEED TO CHARGE THEM WITH A 12 VOLT CHARGER OR A 6 VOLT CHARGER?????
     
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    Are they in series or parallel?
     
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    If they are connected + to + and - to - (parallel) then you need a 6 volt charger.
    If connected + to - (series) then you need a 12v charger.
     
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    i assume it wasnt new or it would come with the correct charger.....have you asked the seller if they have the charger ?
     
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    You can buy Battery Chargers that do both voltages, 6 and 12 volt.

    Some have a selector switch and others have a selector link.

    Hope this might help.
     
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    yes parallel
     
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    yes bought secondhand no charger
     
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    6 Volt charger needed!!:thumb:
     
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