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TheGoodWillOut



Member Since: 18 Oct 2018
Location: TheNorth
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trickle charger recommendations?

car's been idle with lockdown so can anyone recommend a battery trickle charger as i'm getting battery low warnings now.

18 plate RRS sport 3.0 diesel with stop/start

thanks

Post #599208 Sat May 23 2020 8:15pm
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knwatkins



Member Since: 09 Sep 2018
Location: Poole, Dorset
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United Kingdom 2010 Range Rover Sport 3.0 TDV6 HSE Stornoway Grey

The Ctek chargers are always well recommended. I have a MXS 5.0 and it does the job. Kev

MY2010 RRS HSE 3.0 TDV6 in Stornoway Grey

Post #599209 Sat May 23 2020 8:32pm
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Dave-t



Member Since: 18 Jan 2020
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I believe you need to do the start stop battery separately as well 2015 RRS autobiography Corris Grey/Black roof
1994 Defender 90 300 tdi

2016 Disco 4 graphite
2012 Disco 4 XS
2005 Disco 3 S

Post #599211 Sat May 23 2020 9:54pm
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Lindab



Member Since: 20 Nov 2017
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Stop/start gets charged at the same time. +1 for Ctek MXS 5

Post #599212 Sat May 23 2020 10:19pm
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Col



Member Since: 02 Sep 2012
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New Zealand 2013 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Autobiography Santorini Black

If you go up to the Ctek MXS 7.0 or 10 you can also use it as a additional power source to the vehicle or a vehicle, if you remove the battery for any reason so not to lose any memory settings etc. not that there are a lot to lose on the Sport.


Cheers
Col

Post #599213 Sat May 23 2020 10:29pm
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Dave-t



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Reading back through a different thread, seems you might not have the second battery but a capacitor system instead Embarassed Embarassed

https://www.rrsport.co.uk/forum/topic56000.html 2015 RRS autobiography Corris Grey/Black roof
1994 Defender 90 300 tdi

2016 Disco 4 graphite
2012 Disco 4 XS
2005 Disco 3 S

Post #599217 Sun May 24 2020 6:59am
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Hodog16



Member Since: 10 May 2015
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I’ve used a Noco Genius 5 and it’s a charger and maintainer. Attached it to the front posts under the hood (bonnet). I believe the batteries are AGM. Works great. 2016 SCV8 Dynamic - Firenze Red/Pimento

Post #599240 Sun May 24 2020 5:35pm
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riverblanche



Member Since: 11 Jun 2011
Location: Retford'ish
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Hi,
I use a lidl smart charger Whistle via the tow socket

Martin has many plug options in "The Shop" for this route Thumbs Up

https://www.disco3.co.uk/shop/tow-electric...c-p45.html

or Tim's thread has been mentioned a number of times regarding a solar trickle charger have a search if you want that route

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Replaced with a Cayenne 2020
gone Corris Grey HSE Dynamic 2016
gone Ipanema HSE lux 2010
gone Rimini HSE 2005
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Post #599244 Sun May 24 2020 6:41pm
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TubaPlayer



Member Since: 27 Nov 2015
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United Kingdom 2013 Range Rover Sport 3.0 TDV6 HSE Orkney Grey

I use a CTEK (either an MX5 or MX10) and it works great. 2013 Grey Black Edition
2005 Grey Supercharged Sport (gone but never forgotten)

Post #599290 Mon May 25 2020 8:27pm
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