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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Charging battery with battery charger -VAS 5906-

  WARNING
Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter!
  WARNING
It is not permissible to test or charge batteries whose magic eye shows light yellow. Do not slave/jump start the vehicle!
Danger of explosion when checking and charging or slave/jump starting.
These batteries must be renewed.
   
Overview of operating panel:
1 -  Charge condition display 25%.
2 -  Charge condition display 50%.
3 -  Charge condition display 75%.
4 -  Charge condition display 100%.
5 -  Display ready
6 -  Start/stop and Setup buttons for interrupting and resuming charging process. Entry to Setup menu and selection of characteristic type (press for 10 s).
7 -  Malfunction display.
–  Place charger in engine compartment or under vehicle.
–  Connect mains cable to charger and plug it into mains.
Charger is in no-load operation - ready light is on.
  WARNING
Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter!
–  Switch off ignition.
–  Connect red charging cable to positive terminal “+” on battery.
  Note
In vehicles with start/stop function and battery monitor control unit -J367- fitted, black terminal clamp must be connected to body earth. Connecting it to battery negative terminal will cause start/stop system to malfunction.
–  Connect black charging cable to negative terminal “-” on battery.
Charging starts after about 2 seconds.
Number of LEDs lit indicates charge condition of battery. Battery has been charged up once all lights are lit.
When battery is fully charged, battery charger -VAS 5906- automatically switches over to trickle charging.
  Caution
Danger of sparking if charging terminals are removed too soon. Terminate charging by pressing start/stop button.
–  Press start/stop button to terminate charging.
–  Disconnect black charging cable from negative terminal “-” on battery.
–  Disconnect red charging cable from positive terminal “+” on battery.
 

Charging battery with battery charger -VAS 5906-

Midtronics -INC 940- battery charger only for USA/Canada
Warning and safety regulations → Chapter
General description → Chapter
Charge battery → Chapter.
Dealing with problems with Midtronics -INC 940- battery tester → Chapter
   
General description
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