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Is there such a thing as "over charging" a battery?

I was told by someone that u can over charge a battery & it will then be ruined, is this true?

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Yes, it is possible to overcharge and ruin a battery, but it's unlikely to happen as many chargers have a fail safe against just that.

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  • Dave Jan 01, 2013

    Also, if you do run a battery dead {left the lights on} Charge the battery SLOW, if you can.Otherwise it can & will decrease its life span

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