Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Charging AGM batteries
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Wow! You were lucky you didn't have a fire. I don't know the charge settings for AGM batteries, but whenever you hook your new batteries up you need to monitor the 30 amp charger closely. It's entirely possible that you have a fault in your charger. This is just another example of why it is so important to monitor your batteries closely. With AGM's I don't know how you can monitor the batteries like you would specific gravity in a flooded lead acid battery. I would like to hear about this.
Since my last battery mishap, I have quit leaving my charger on constantly while I am off the boat. I have instead hired someone to come aboard once a week to flush the Watermaker membranes and top the batteries up with a 2 hour charge.
On Dec 8, 2016, at 9:47 AM, sharongbrown@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote: