OWNER'S MANUAL DieHard, BATTERY CHARGER 10/2 Amp Automatic ENGINE START 50 Amp Model No. 200.71222 CAUTION: Read all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions, and follow them with each use of this product. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Please read this Owner's Manual before using your Battery Charger The DieHard model 71222, Manual Battery Charger/Engine Starter, offers a wide range of features to accommodate the needs for home or light commercial use. This manual will show you how to use your charger safely and effectively.
Important Safety Instructions - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS battery charger, battery, and vehicle or equipment service professional if service or repair is required. Incorrect assembly may result in fire or electrical using battery. shock. • Use charger only on lead-acid type rechargeable batteries, such as those used in cars, trucks, •...
Parts This section shows an illustration of your battery charger. Use it to become familiar with where all the parts are located, and what they look like. Item Deocdptlon Pert Number Cover 3799001402 Heat Sink Assembly 2299000950 Base 3799001382 AC Power Cord 80026_ Transformer 930_6525...
Before Using Your Battery Charger It is important to understand your charger's requirements. This section will tell you about your charger's electrical requirements and how to prepare a battery for charging. Plugging it in Your charger should be grounded to reduce the risk of electrical shock.
Preparing your battery to be charged It is important that you read and follow these guide- lines while you are preparing to charge your battery. • Make sure that you have a 12 volt leed-acid battery. • Clean the battery terminals. Be careful to keep corrosion from getting in or around your eyes.
Using Your Battery Charger For best results from your battery charger, learn to use it properly. This section tells how to set the controls and how to charge a battery in and out of the vehicle. Setting the controls All the controls for your charger are located on the front of the charger.
Charging Your Battery Charging your battery in the vehicle: Arrange the power cord and charging leads carefully in order to avoid damage that could be caused by the hood, door, or moving engine parts. Keep clear of the fan blades, belts, pulleys, and other parts that can cause injury.
Charging your battery outside the vehicle: Remove the battery from vehicle, making sure to NEGAI"IVE PO_TNE disconnect grounded terminal first with all acces- sories and lights turned off in the vehicle. BATTERY CHARGER Check the polarity of the battery posts as indicated on the battery case: POSITIVE (POS, P, +) and NEGATIVE (NEG, N, -).
Calculating charge times The Chart Method • Marine, or deep-cycle batteries are usually rated in Use the following table to more accurately determine Reserve Capacity (RC). the time it will take to bdng a battery to full charge. First, identify where your battery fits into the chart. •...
Using the engine start feature Your battery charger can be used to jump-start your IMPORTANT: Do not try to start the engine without a car if the battery is low. Follow these instructions on battery in it. You could cause damage to the electrical how to use the ENGINE START feature.
Troubleshooting Performance problems often result from little things that you can fix yourself. Please read through this table for a possible solution if a problem occurs. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION/REASONS No ammeter reading. Clamps not making good Check for poor connection at battery. Make sure clamps connection.