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So would this work?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by grandview, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Let's say you truck battery is dead, Would you be able to plug in your jumper into the truck and have enough juice to jump the truck battery?
     
  2. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,169

    Do you mean the accessory cig lighter...?
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Actual plug 12v.
     
  4. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 7,263

    This is a question I'd expect from a Village Idiot from the Zooooooo.
     
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Didn't say mig welder.
     
  6. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,169

    Are you still having battery problems after buying a new battery? Or is this question "hypothetical"
     
  7. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,970

    You can, but it's gunna take a LONG time to charge through the 12v outlet. Might have to have the key on to
     
  8. to_buy

    to_buy Senior Member
    Messages: 224

    It won't put out a lot of amps to charge the battery. I you can't find the draw put a battery cut off switch. The more times you jump the battery the shorter the battery's life gets
     
  9. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    yes

    I mean hook up the battery charger to the plug then use it to jump start the truck.
     
  10. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    Ever try using shock paddles used for heart patients
     
  11. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,527

    Yes, my battery died once and I used my droid to recharge the battery, or maybe it was the other way around.
     
  12. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    With like 13,000 posts....do you like live on this site ? ;)xysport
     
  13. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    No,but I strayed in a holiday inn once.
     
  14. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,970

    Are you trying to get there yourself? Seems like it.
     
  15. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,970

    Only if you put the charger on 10 or 20 amps or you'll blow the fuse. Direct to the battery is best, and the fastest
     
  16. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,097

    Its that boss plow sucking up all your juice
     
  17. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760


    Not at all... I have plowed most of my life and never had any folks I could ask questions without feeling like I was asking my competition. It is nice.

    Most of you are very knowledgeable and all are seem to be willing to help.

    It is a good thing to meet you all.
     
  18. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760


    And if he had chains, he could short chain :)
     
  19. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Not mine. I don;t move it around like some guys who thinks it a xboxx.:D
     
  20. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    And...is that you on the beach while your wife washes the dishes ???