General Maintenance Tips

  • Avoid flames, sparks and smoking near the battery.
  • To obtain optimum service life out of the battery, avoid deep discharges.
  • Battery must get sufficient recharging after every discharge.
  • Use insulated tools while working on battery.
  • Use protective goggles and hand gloves when working on a battery.
  • Float / Trickle charging voltage should be between 13.2 volts to 13.5 volts.
  • Electrolyte level to be maintained between Minimum and Maximum markings.
  • Top up cells with Distilled or Demineralized water only.
  • Ensure proper ventilation for system and battery for its better performance.
  • Never Add  Acid.
  • Keep battery container sides and top surfaces always clean and neat.
  • Always top up with distilled water or demineralised water (ISI069).
  • Always use proper Ampere hour battery and suitable dimensions recommended by the OEM’s.
  • Electrical gadgets should be fixed as per the OEM’s recommendation.
  • Check the vehicle RR unit / alternator output within the specified limit voltage range 14.2 to 14.4 volts.
  • Keep the battery cradle in your vehicle clean and free from rust and corrosion and ensure that the battery fixed firmly on to the cradle.
  • Vent plugs holes should be free from dust blocking of vent hole leads to accumulation of hydrogen gas which lead to bursting of battery.
  • Use proper tools while fixing and removing battery.