20 Most Recent JUMP START SYSTEM Questions & Answers

I live in Brunswick Ga, can you tell me where to find a replacement ac charging plug and the cigarette lighter plug for my Vector Jump Start 450 amps,(VEC012c).Thank You Mr. Prior

JUMP START... | Answered on Oct 07, 2018

I cannot see the manufacturers name. If you get me the manufacturers name and the model number then I'll be able to find out where you can get the power cord.

JUMP START... | Answered on Jan 20, 2018

Most things have manuals online you can download for free. It does sound like your missing a part.
In case you don't know a PDF (Portable Document Format) is an interactive manual.
This link shows the part (to fill a tire) that should be on yours
On this page - click where it says "Download as PDF" and save it to your computer.
You can then open it with a PDF reader such as (Acrobat Reader DC).
I just did a search in Bing for your System.
The search term I used was ( Vector #VEC021C Jump Start System - Manual )

JUMP START... | Answered on Nov 19, 2017

How old is the starter pack? The battery(ies) die after 3-5 years. FWIW I replaced an AGM-type battery in a starter pack and found out later it was almost as expensive as buying a new one from COSTCO or Uncle Sam's. Sounds like you're in Oz so COSTCO might not be available.

JUMP START... | Answered on Oct 22, 2017

Not to my knowledge, usually the charging fuse will be a low value in relation to the voltage output and the wattage. Maximum would be 10amps or so and the unit would charge all night to come up to charge.

JUMP START... | Answered on Sep 14, 2017

Contact Black and Decker at 1 (800) 231-9786

JUMP START... | Answered on Jan 08, 2017


JUMP START... | Answered on Jun 23, 2016

I suggest you keep trying to start for 3 or 4 ten second bursts with ten seconds between each. Dragging current through a poor connection will tend to cause heating of the connection. Immediately feel each battery connection and each connection along the battery leads to the starter motor not forgetting where the earth leads connect to the bodywork.
Using a voltmeter to measure the volt drop along the leads would be an easier way to check the leads and connections.

Pay particular attention to terminals that are crimped to the cables rather than being soldered. Sometimes there is a dirty connection inside the crimp where it can't be seen or cleaned and the only cure is to cut it off and replace it with a more conventional type of soldered terminal.

It might be a good idea to start with to test the new starter to ensure it is good....

JUMP START... | Answered on May 10, 2016

Battery could be bad. A bad battery can sometimes show a surface charge (voltage) on monitoring system, but when you go to use it nada happens because it has no current.

JUMP START... | Answered on Feb 15, 2016

Here's a link to the power charger I needed, its a Black & Decker Replacement A/C Charger. I ordered it at the following:

JUMP START... | Answered on Oct 20, 2015

You can but it will shorten the battery life.

JUMP START... | Answered on Jun 18, 2015

What kind of battery are you asking for? Get yourself a good battery charger and follow the directions found in the box. It will explain everything you need to do.

JUMP START... | Answered on Apr 10, 2015

For replacement parts (charging adapters, etc.), contact Technical Support, toll free
at (866) 584-5504. Here's the owners manuel. http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/documents/English/Instruction%20Manual/Vector/VEC012POB.pdf
Good luck.

JUMP START... | Answered on Mar 29, 2015

barrel pin 12v 500Ma is correct. the only other required stat that you need to know is that the polarity is( ---------that's how the inside pin polarity is shown on the transformer. Go to any radio Shack, and they have this charger in stock. tell them you need a 120v. a/c input, 12v. DC 500 ma output, with the center (inside) pin positive( ).It should be less than $20.00

JUMP START... | Answered on Mar 26, 2015

battery plus or e-bay better price

JUMP START... | Answered on Mar 16, 2015

The FIRST question to answer is, how old is it? If you have had it, unused, for much more than a year, then you shouldn't expect it to take and hold a charge, unless it's got an advanced battery system installed that is. Most of these are produced 'down to a price', not 'up to a standard' and are equipped with lead-acid batteries. As many will know, lead-acid batteries soon lose their ability to take and hold charges unless they're put into immediate and regular use. However, if yours is inside a year old, then you might just have some come-back. Make sure to read the instruction book. You MAY find it says 'charge it immediately ... etc!

JUMP START... | Answered on Mar 13, 2015

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