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My 600amp jump pack needle hasn't been charged in a while

My 300/600 peak amp jump pack for my car hasn't been charged in a while, the needle is well in the red zone ... i've lost the original 12v power pack for it and i'm using a generic one i have around the house but it doesn't seem to be working ... the needle isn't moving at all ... do you think it's carked it, or do I need to purchase a new original power pack for it?

I've just put my car down in the category because it doesn't seem to have jump starter's in there

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Have a look at one like yours in store & see what specs are on plug in to charge. It will say Output voltage ..., then how many amps, or milli-amps, for example: ( output voltage 13.5 VDC @ 800ma.) Now find a charger/adapter, with same specs, and plug. Perhaps one your using is very minimal output, or lower voltage. Be sure polarity symbol is same on both too.

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