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  • MXS 5.0 CHECK, XS 0.8, MXS 5.0, MXS 5.0 POLAR, MXS 10EC, MXS 10, MXS 5.0 TEST&CHARGE: is lit

    Explanation 1: Reverse polarity.
    Test: Make sure that the + cable/clamp is connected to the + terminal and the – cable/clamp is connected to the – terminal.

    Explanation 2: Loads are connected to the battery which requires more power than the charger can provide.
    Test: Turn off or disconnect the loads when charging.

    Explanation 3: The charger is not connected to a 12V battery.
    Test: Test with a fresh 12V battery.

    Explanation 4: The charge cycle is interrupted in step 1.
    Test: Test to restart the charge cycle, if it still fails in step 1 the battery is sulphated and needs to be replaced.

    Explanation 5: The charge cycle is interrupted in step 4.
    Test: Test to restart the charge cycle, if it still fails in step 4 the battery is can’t be charged and needs to be replaced.

  • D250S DUAL, SMARTPASS, D250SA, SMARTPASS 120: DC/DC - How do I connect?

    http://www.ctek.com/help/dc-dc_support

  • MXS 5.0 CHECK, XS 0.8, MXS 5.0, MXS 5.0 POLAR, MXS 10EC, MXS 10, MXS 5.0 TEST&CHARGE: is flashing

    If no battery or if the battery voltage is too low the led will start to flash to indicate the unit has entered power save mode.
    Test: Test the charger on a fresh battery.

  • D250SA: How do I activate the AGM setting?

    The D250SA has a wiring harness with a black and a red wire, the black wire must be earthed / grounded to change the charging voltage for AGM.

  • D250SA: Where would I use the D250SA?

    Any application involving a secondary battery or solar panel- please refer to manual or web page for fitting instructions.

  • D250SA: Which battery sizes can D250SA be used with?

    40-300Ah

  • D250SA: Can I use D250SA for lithium batteries?

    No, it works only with lead acid batteries.

  • D250SA: How do i activate the Smart alternator setting?

    The D250SA has a wiring harness with a black and a red wire, the red wire must be connected to an Ignition signal wire +15 (DIN 72552).

  • D250SA: Which cable dimensions should i use for D250SA?

    Please refer to the ''Cable and fuse recommendations'' in the manual.

  • D250SA: How do i connect D250SA?

    Please refer to manual or web page for fitting instructions. http://www.ctek.com/help/dc-dc_support