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    Won't be able to drive the vette for about three weeks. Would you hook up the battery tender and keep it charged or let it go. I guess my question is: How long do you go between runs before you use the battery tender?

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    I can only get about 3-weeks on one of my C6's, the other one will do 4-5 weeks. I bought a battery tender, works great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnohio View Post
    Won't be able to drive the vette for about three weeks. Would you hook up the battery tender and keep it charged or let it go. I guess my question is: How long do you go between runs before you use the battery tender?
    Or disconnect the battery!The only thing you'll have to reprogram are the windows and maybe the radio! The window Re-Indexing instructions are in the owners manual!!
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    Junkie's right .I disconnected my battery on the 08 for 4 mons.No problem at all ,not even reprogramming a thing .I use to do the same with my 03 and no problem.I have a couple Friends that do the same thing .
    Junkie has a special disconnect that is fast basic and easy.

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    I always put a battery tender on any of my vehicles if it sits for a week or longer, my 01 vert has the OEM AGM battery and works just fine. Most of my vehicle batteries last 8 years on an average.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redvett View Post
    I always put a battery tender on any of my vehicles if it sits for a week or longer, my 01 vert has the OEM AGM battery and works just fine. Most of my vehicle batteries last 8 years on an average.


    That has been my experience too. Keep the battery's fully charged and reduce the risk of sulfation.
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    My personal rule of thumb is that if the car is going to sit for 2 weeks or more, I hook up the battery tender.

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