Now that summer is in full force, it is more important than ever before to ensure that your gardening equipment is in perfect shape.
Your lawnmower is a vital piece of gardening equipment, as grass tends to grow very quickly during the summer months. If your lawnmower is faulty, any delay in repairing it can cause your grass to look unsightly quite quickly.
If your lawnmower requires a battery, look no further than Battery Power Zone! We specialise in various battery applications and have a deep understanding of which batteries are best suited to which applications.
Below are our top battery recommendations for lawnmower batteries.
Top brand, ENERTEC, lawnmower battery available from Battery PowerZone.
The ENERTEC battery brand is known for its excellent quality, reliability and durability, which makes it extremely popular with our customers.
For lawnmowers, we recommend the 12v 26ah – U1-BLC ENERTEC BLUE RANGE Battery. This battery can last for several years, won’t let you down and can be easily installed into your lawnmower.
Sealed Maintenance Free (SMF) lawnmower batteries from Battery PowerZone.
Here at Battery PowerZone, we also sell a broad range of sealed, maintenance-free lawnmower batteries.
These kinds of batteries are incredibly popular with busy homeowners, as you can install them into your lawnmower and almost forget about them.
There are different types of lawnmower batteries available on the market, but most ride-on lawnmowers use 12V batteries. However, there are some smaller models that do use 6V batteries.
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Frequently Asked Questions on Lawnmower Batteries
How to choose the right lawnmower battery for your application?
The first step in choosing the right lawnmower battery for your application is to analyse the type of lawnmower you have. If you have a small push lawnmower, you can likely get away with a 6V battery.
However, if you have a ride-on lawnmower, chances are that you will need a larger battery with 12V capacity.
How many Amps is a lawnmower battery?
A standard 12V lawnmower battery has 12 Amps of current that will be continuously delivered to the lawnmower so that the engine is powered sufficiently.,more common is the 33 Amp, though a few models use 18 Amp.
Is a lawnmower battery the same as a car battery?
Generally speaking, lawnmower batteries are smaller than your typical car battery, Lawnmower batteries can last longer than car batteries if maintained correctly over the winter when not in use. adding a CTEK charger to maintain your purchase is an excellent investment.
With lawnmower batteries, the cold crank amps (or CCA) is around one-third of what you would find in a car battery.
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How do I make my lawnmower battery last as long as possible?
There are many things you can do to make your lawnmower battery last as long as possible. Here at Battery PowerZone, the following are our top recommendations:
- Purchase a good quality lawnmower battery, such as those available at Battery PowerZone.
- Ensure that you use your lawnmower when the battery is fully charged.
- Purchase a charger that can also be used on your vehicle battery to maintain the battery when the mower is stored.
- Always follow the instruction manual, which contains advice on how to maintain your battery and ensure that it remains in optimal condition.
How to safely replace a lawnmower battery?
If you have a ride-on lawnmower, park it and ensure that it is on a flat surface. Turn the engine off and allow it to cool down.
Locate the battery and make sure that you are wearing safety goggles.
Use the correct size spanner or socket (commonly 10mm) on the negative terminal and turn it anti-clockwise and remove the black cable from the battery in the same fashion. Loosen the nut and bolt holding the positive/red cable to the battery and secure that to one side.
Remove the hold-down bracket if present. Remove the battery from the box and place it to one side.
Insert your new battery in the box and connect the cables correctly and you’re ready to go.
Are ride-on lawnmower batteries different to the battery I use for my jet ski?
Yes, they are different. While they both have the same voltage (normally 12V), jet ski batteries have thinner walls.
Are lawnmower batteries deep cycle?
Yes, lawnmower batteries are deep cycle, as they have been designed to drain power and then fully charge again.
How do I correctly charge a lawnmower battery?
Wearing the correct safety clothing, connect the charger’s positive charging cable to the positive terminal on the battery. Connect the negative charging cable to the negative terminal.
Match the charger’s voltage setting to that of the battery and then plug the charger into the wall.
When the battery has been fully charged, you can remove the charger and use it as normal.
How do I correctly maintain my lawnmower battery?
Lawnmower batteries do not require a lot of maintenance, but you should always inspect them for signs of corrosion before storing the mower away.
A periodic check of the housing and housing cable is also advised.
Finally, keep the battery dry and clean at all times. If you notice any corrosion, you can use baking soda solution in hot water to clear it away.
What is the best way to store a lawnmower battery?
Lawnmower batteries should be stored in cool, dry places during the winter to prevent freezing over.
If you will not be using your lawnmower for a while, you may want to disconnect the battery cables for added safety.
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- Battery PowerZone Witbank or
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