Charging Diesel Batteries

Asked by Jan 11, 2016 at 03:40 PM about the 1984 Chevrolet Suburban K20 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have batteries on the passenger side and right
side of the 6.2L diesel engine compartment, on
each side of radiator. Does it matter which battery I
hook up to a charger/voltage maintainer?

5 Answers

74,135

I would say it does not make any difference if you don't have a battery isolater. If you do I would hook the charger to the primary battery.

74,135

Here is a guide ---- http://www.batterytender.com/Connecting- Chargers/

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
355

I used to just disconnect each battery and charge each separately on my 80 diesel

19,045

It doesn't matter, they are connected together. If you leave them hooked up you will charge both.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
355

Yeah, I always thought that would be hard on my 30 year battery charger! So, separate it is

Your Answer

Suburban

Looking for a Used Suburban in your area?

CarGurus has 20,238 nationwide Suburban listings starting at $1,195.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Suburban Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    1,010
  • #2
    Neal Turner
    Reputation
    900
  • #2
    Eric Fritz
    Reputation
    900
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,229 Great Deals out of 181,368 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 10,945 listings starting at $38,842
2016 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 1,317 listings starting at $35,500
2015 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 1,202 listings starting at $26,997
2014 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 461 listings starting at $18,995
2013 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 566 listings starting at $14,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.