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					                                                                                                                       TABLE OF CONTENTS
          OWNER’S MANUAL
                                                                                         INTRODUCTION........................................................................................... 2
                               011-1519-6                                                IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...................................................... 2
                                                                                         PERSONAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS......................................................... 4
                                                                                         AC ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS............................................................... 4
                                                                                                     PLUGGING IT IN.............................................................................4
                                                                                               USING AN EXTENSION CORD......................................................5
                                                                                         PREPARING TO CHARGE........................................................................... 6
                                                                                                     CHARGER LOCATION................................................................... 6
                                                                                                     BATTERY PREPARTATION...........................................................6
                                                                                                     CHARGING A BATTERY INSTALLED IN VEHICLE...................... 7
                                                                                                     CHARGING A BATTERY REMOVED FROM VEHICLE.................8
                                                                                         OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS..................................................................... 9
                                                                                         CHARGER CONTROLS AND FEATURES...................................................
                                                                                                                                                                        10
                                                                                                     CHARGER CONTROLS.................................................................10
   Intelligent Battery Charger                                                                       CHARGER FEATURES................................................................. 11
   with Optimal Charge Logic                                                             USING ENGINE START...............................................................................14
   For all 12V lead-acid batteries, including gel cell and AGM                           BATTERY CHARGING TIMES.....................................................................15
   Fully automatic, multi-stage charging                                                 TROUBLESHOOTING FAULT CODES........................................................16
   75 A Engine Start
                                                                                         MAINTENANCE AND CARE........................................................................ 19
   4-25 A Optimal Charge
   25 A Express Charge                                                                   LIMITED WARRANTY.................................................................................. 19
   12 A Fast Charge
   4A Slow Charge


   Save these instructions. This manual contains important safety
   and operating instructions. Read all instructions and follow them
   with each use of this product.
       Questions? Call Customer Service: 1-877-619-6321
                             Send e-mail to:motomaster@nfa-cn.com                                                                            1.




                                                                                                and vehicle or equipment using battery.
INTRODUCTION
                                                                                                Use the charger for charging lead-acid batteries only such as those
                                                                                                used in cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, etc. It is not intended to supply
The Motomaster Eliminator Intelligent Battery Charger features advanced
                                                                                                power to a low-voltage electrical system or to charge dry-cell batteries
microprocessor technology making battery charging faster, easier and safer
                                                                                                commonly used in household appliances such as radios, toys, camera,
than ever before. This manual will explain how to use the charger safely and
                                                                                                etc. Charging dry-cell batteries may cause them to burst and cause
effectively. Please read and follow these instructions and precautions carefully.
                                                                                                injury to persons and damage to property.
                                                                                                Use of an attachment not recommended by the battery charger
                                                                                                manufacturer may result in the risk of fire or electrical shock.
                                                                                                Do not disassemble charger. Take it to a qualified service professional
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS                                                                   if service or repair is required. Incorrect assembly may result in fire or
                                                                                                electrical shock.
                                                                                                To reduce risk of electrical shock, unplug the charger from the outlet
                   WARNING – RISK OF EXPLOSIVE GASES
                                                                                                before attempting any maintenance or cleaning.
WORKING IN THE VICINITY OF A LEAD-ACID BATTERY IS DANGEROUS.
                                                                                                Do not expose charger to rain or snow.
BATTERIES GENERATE EXPLOSIVE GASES DURING NORMAL BATTERY
                                                                                                Never charge a frozen battery. If battery acid becomes frozen, bring
OPERATION. FOR THIS REASON IT IS OF THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE
                                                                                                battery to a warm area and allow it to thaw before you begin charging.
THAT EACH TIME BEFORE USING YOUR CHARGER, YOU READ AND
                                                                                                Never touch the battery clamps together when the charger is on. This
FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED EXACTLY.
                                                                                                may cause a spark.
                                                                                                Never operate a charger if it has received a hard blow, been dropped or
TO REDUCE RISK OF BATTERY EXPLOSION, FOLLOW THESE
                                                                                                otherwise damaged. Take it to a qualified professional for inspection.
INSTRUCTIONS AND THOSE PUBLISHED BY THE BATTERY
                                                                                                Never pull out the plug by the cord when unplugging the charger as this
MANUFACTURER.
                                                                                                may cause damage to the cord or plug.


             WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or objects associated
        with the use of this product may expose you to lead. Wash hands after
        handling.
        Read all instructions and cautions printed on the battery charger, battery


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                                                                                                      WARNING: Never alter AC cord or plug provided. If it does not fit
PERSONAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
                                                                                                the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
                                                                                                Improper connection can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
         Make sure that someone is within range of your voice to come to your
                                                                                                      WARNING: Do not operate the charger if it has a damaged power
         aid if needed while you work with or are near a lead-acid battery.
                                                                                                cord or plug. Have the cord replaced.
         Wear complete eye and clothing protection when working with lead-acid
         batteries.
         Avoid touching your eyes while working with a battery.                         USING AN EXTENSION CORD
         Have plenty of fresh water and soap nearby for use in case battery acid        The use of an extension cord is not recommended. If an extension cord

         contacts your eyes, skin or clothing. If this happens, wash immediately        must be used, follow these guidelines:

         with soap and water then get medical attention.                                        Make sure that the pins on the charger’s power cord fit firmly into the

         Never smoke or allow an open spark or flame in the vicinity of the                     extension cord and that the extension cord fits firmly into the receptacle.

         battery or engine. Batteries generate explosive gases.                                 Check that the extension cord is properly wired and in good electrical

         Take care not to drop any metal tool or object onto the battery. This                  condition.

         may result in a spark or short circuit across the battery or another                   Make sure that the wire size is large enough for its length and for the

         electrical device that may cause an explosion.                                         AC ampere rating of the charger, as specified in the chart below.

         Remove all personal metal items, such as rings, bracelets, necklaces                                 MINIMUM RECOMMENDED EXTENSION CORD
         and watches from your body while working with a lead-acid battery. A
                                                                                                                                                    7.6      15.2     30.5       45.6
         battery can produce a short circuit current high enough to weld such                      Length of Cord, Metres (Feet)
                                                                                                                                                    (25)     (50)     (100)      (150)
         objects to metal, causing a severe burn.
                                                                                                   AWG* Size of Cord                                18       16       12         10
         Never attempt to charge a frozen battery.
                                                                                                   *AWG=American Wire Gauge
         Never overcharge a battery.
         Always operate the battery charger in an open, well-ventilated area.
                                                                                                      WARNING: Use of an improper extension cord could result in a

AC ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS                                                                       risk of fire and electric shock.


PLUGGING IT IN
Your charger requires a 3-pin, grounded 120 V AC electrical wall outlet
receptacle installed according to local codes and ordinances.

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                                                                                                manufacturer. Do not overfill. For batteries without removable vent
PREPARING TO CHARGE
                                                                                                caps, carefully follow the manufacturer’s charging instructions.
                                                                                                Study all of the battery manufacturer’s specific precautions and
CHARGER LOCATION                                                                                recommendations for charging and for recommended rates of charge.
         Do not expose charger to rain or snow.                                                 Make sure that you have a 12 V lead-acid battery. Determine voltage of
         Locate the charger as far away from the battery being charged as the                   battery by referring to the vehicle owner’s manual. If the charger has an
         cables will permit.                                                                    adjustable charge rate, charge battery at the lowest rate first.
         Be sure to position the power cord to prevent it from being stepped on,
         tripped over or damaged.
                                                                                        CHARGING A BATTERY INSTALLED IN VEHCILE
         Never place charger directly above battery being charged. Gases from
         the battery will corrode and damage the charger.
                                                                                        NOTE: A marine battery installed in a boat must be removed and charged on
         Never set a battery on top of a charger.
                                                                                        shore. To charge it on board requires equipment specially designed for
         Never allow battery acid to drip on charger.
                                                                                        marine use.
         Always charge a battery in a well-ventilated area.

               WARNING: Battery chargers may get hot during operation. Do
                                                                                                Connect and disconnect the DC output clamps only after removing the
        not set charger on flammable materials like carpeting, upholstery,
                                                                                                AC plug from the electrical outlet.
        paper, cardboard, etc. Charger may damage leather, plastic and
                                                                                                Never allow the DC output clamps to touch each other. This may cause
                                                                                                a spark.
BATTERY PREPARATION
        If it is necessary to remove battery from vehicle to charge it, always
                                                                                        FOLLOW THESE STEPS WHEN BATTERY IS INSTALLED IN VEHICLE.
        remove grounded terminal from battery first. Make sure all accessories
                                                                                        A SPARK NEAR BATTERY MAY CAUSE A BATTERY EXPLOSION. TO
        in the vehicle are OFF in order to prevent sparks.
                                                                                        REDUCE THE RISK OF A SPARK NEAR BATTERY:
        Be sure that the area around the battery is well ventilated while being
        charged.                                                                        1.      Position AC and DC cords to reduce the risk of damage by hood, door,

        Clean the battery terminals. Be careful to keep corrosion or battery acid               or moving engine part.

        from getting in or around your eyes.                                            2.      Stay clear of fan blades, belts, pulleys, and other parts than can cause

        For batteries with removable vent caps, if required, add distilled water to             injury to persons.

        each cell until the battery fluid reaches the level specified by the battery    3.      Check polarity of battery posts. A positive (POS, P, +) battery post
                                                                                                usually has a larger diameter than a negative (NEG, N, -) post.
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    4. Determine which battery post is grounded (connected) to the chassis.             FOLLOW THESE STEPS WHEN BATTERY IS REMOVED FROM
        IT IS NORMALLY THE NEGATIVE POST.                                               VEHICLE. A SPARK NEAR BATTERY MAY CAUSE A BATTERY
    5. Connecting to a negative-grounded system: Connect the positive                   EXPLOSION. TO REDUCE THE RISK OF A SPARK NEAR BATTERY:
        (red) clip from a battery charger to a positive (POS, P, +) ungrounded               1. Check polarity of battery posts. A positive (POS, P, +) battery post
        post of battery. Connect the negative (black) clip to vehicle chassis or                usually has a larger diameter than a negative (NEG, N, -) post.
        engine block away from battery. Do not connect clip to carburetor, fuel              2. Attach at least a 60cm 6-guage (AWG) insulated battery cable to a
        lines, or sheet-metal body parts. Connect to a heavy gauge metal part                   negative (NEG, N, -) battery post.
        of the frame or engine block.                                                        3. Connect the positive (red) charger clip to the positive (POS, P, +) post
        Connecting to a positive-grounded system: Connect the negative                          of battery.
        (black) clip from battery charger to negative (NEG, N, -) ungrounded                 4. Position yourself and the free end of cable as far away from battery as
        post of battery. Connect the positive (red) clip to vehicle chassis or                  possible, then connect the negative (black) charger clip to the free
        engine block away from battery. Do not connect clip to carburetor, fuel                 end of cable.
        lines, or sheet-metal body parts. Connect to a heavy gauge metal part                5. Do not face battery when making final connection.
        of the frame or engine block.                                                        6. Connect charger AC supply cord to electric outlet.
    6. Connect charger AC supply cord to electric outlet.                                    7. Charge battery as outlined in OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS section.
    7. Charge battery as outlined in OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS section.                         8. When disconnecting chargers, always do so in reverse sequence of
    8. When disconnecting charger, disconnect AC cord, remove clip from                         connecting procedure and break first connection while standing as far
        vehicle chassis, and then remove clip from battery terminal.                            away from battery as practical.



                                                                                        OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
CHARGING A BATTERY REMOVED FROM VEHCILE
                                                                                        Using this battery charger is extremely simple. The built-in microprocessor
                                                                                        was designed to seamlessly work with all types of 12 V lead-acid batteries so
        Connect and disconnect the DC output clamps only after removing the
                                                                                        you don’t need to select whether your battery is conventional, low
        AC plug from the electrical outlet.
                                                                                        maintenance, maintenance-free, deep cycle, gel cell or AGM.
        Never allow the DC output clamps to touch each other. This may cause
        a spark.
                                                                                        First, prepare your battery and make output cable and AC power connections
                                                                                        following the precautions and instructions described in “PREPARING TO

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CHARGE.” Once the AC cord is plugged in, the charger will begin charging in                     the battery’s resting voltage.
the Optimal Charge mode. The charger will then do everything else                               Battery Capacity % - When selected, approximate percentage of
automatically.                                                                                  battery charge will be displayed.
                                                                                                    At less than 50% battery capacity, the display will read “LO”
The section called “CHARGER CONTROLS AND FEATURES” will provide                                     The display will increase in 10% increments between 50% to 90%
greater detail about how your charger operates and some of its features.                            capacity.
                                                                                                    At full charge, the display will read will read “FUL”


                                                                                                CHARGE RATE SELECTION
CHARGER CONTROLS AND FEATURES                                                                   Press the Charge Rate button to select desired charge rate as follows:
                                                                                                4-25 A Optimal Charge – To help extend the life of your battery and
CHARGER CONTROLS                                                                                ensure it is delivering its maximum potential, it is important to charge the
                                                                                                battery at a rate that is appropriate and safe for its capacity. Charging a
                                                                                                battery at too high a charge rate, while fast, may shorten the expected
                                                                                                life of a battery. Charging a battery at too low a charge rate, while safer,
                                                                                                takes longer and does not ensure the battery will reach 100% of its
                                                                                                capacity. Optimal Charge logic automatically selects the ideal charge
                                                                                                rate for your battery. In Optimal Charge mode, the charger starts
                                                                                                charging at a low, safe current. Gradually, the charger increases
                                                                                                current as the battery demonstrates it can accept a higher current. The
                                                                                                result is a battery safely charged to its utmost capacity.
                                                                                                12 A or 25 A Charge Rate – Use for faster charging of small-to-large
                                                                                                capacity automotive, marine, deep cycle and farm tractor batteries.
                                                                                                4 A Charge Rate - Use for slow charging small-to-large capacity
DIGITAL DISPLAY MODE SELECTION
                                                                                                automotive, marine, deep cycle and farm tractor batteries. Also for
Press the Display Mode button to toggle digital display content as follows:
                                                                                                garden tractor batteries.
        Current – When selected, charging current (A) will be displayed.
        Voltage – When selected, charging voltage (V) will be displayed. The
        voltage displayed is the charging voltage and usually will be higher than

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CHARGER FEATURES                                                                        BATTERY RECONDITIONING MODE

CHARGE STATUS INDICATOR                                                                 If a battery is left discharged for an extended period of time, it could become
                                                                                        sulphated, unable to accept a charge. Reconditioning Mode may help reverse
A blinking green LED indicates that the battery is being charged. A solid green
                                                                                        the effects of sulphation and restore a batteries ability to accept a charge. If
LED indicates that the battery is fully charged or that the charger is in
                                                                                        the charger detects a sulphated battery, it will automatically activate Battery
Maintenance mode.
                                                                                        Reconditioning mode, indicated by a blinking yellow LED. If successful,
                                                                                        normal recharging will resume after the battery is desulphated. If the first
COMPLETION OF CHARGING
                                                                                        attempt at desulphation is unsuccessful, the battery charger will make up to
Charge completion is indicated when the Charge Status LED stops blinking and            four more attempts with about 4-5 hours each time. If still unsuccessful at
illuminates continuously (green). The digital display will also show a “FUL”            desulphating the battery, fault code “F01” will be displayed indicating the
message, and the charger will switch to Maintenance mode.                               battery will not accept a charge and should be replaced.


MAINTENANCE MODE                                                                        ABORTED CHARGES

Once charging is complete, the charger will automatically go into Maintenance           If charging can’t be completed normally, charging will be aborted. The digital
mode (also known as float mode monitoring). In this mode, the charger keeps             display may show a fault code. To reset the charger after an aborted charge,
the battery fully charged by delivering a small amount of current. After switching      disconnect the battery or unplug the charger.
to the Maintenance mode, the charger will limit the charging current to avoid the
risk of overcharging.                                                                   BATTERY DIAGNOTICS

                                                                                        The charger continuously monitors battery condition and may report certain
REVERSE POLARITY PROTECTION
                                                                                        charging failures as fault codes. Refer to the section called “FAULT
If the cables are incorrectly connected to the battery, the Reverse Polarity            CODES” for a complete list.
indicator will illuminate. Note, the charger will not begin charging if the Reverse
Polarity indicator is lit.                                                              COOLING FAN OPERATION

                                                                                        The charger is designed to control its high speed cooling fan for efficient
                                                                                        operation. Consequently, it is normal for the fan to start and stop during
                                                                                        charging.

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OVERHEAT PROTECTION                                                                                 After 5 seconds of cranking, the charger automatically enters cool
                                                                                                    down mode for 3 minutes to protect the charger, battery and starter
The charger is designed to shut itself off if overheating is detected. Once the                     from damage. The digital display will begin counting down in
charger cools down, it will resume charging automatically.                                          seconds from 180 down to 0. During this time, the charger will
                                                                                                    continue to charge the battery at a rate of up to 25 A.
                                                                                         4. After the engine starts, unplug the AC cord and disconnect the cables
USING ENGINE START
                                                                                                from the battery.
                                                                                        NOTE: A severely discharged battery may not be able to start an engine
Your battery charger can be used to jump start your vehicle if the battery is low.
                                                                                        even with the assistance of the 75 A Engine Start. If your first few attempts to
                                                                                        boost the vehicle are unsuccessful, try charging the battery at 25 A for 20
IMPORTANT: The Engine Start feature cannot be used if a battery is not
                                                                                        minutes before attempting to boost again.
installed in the vehicle. The charger must detect some voltage from the battery
or it will not go into Engine Start mode.

   1. Make battery and AC connections as outlined in “CHARGING A                        BATTERY CHARGING TIMES
      BATTERY INSTALLED IN A VEHICLE.”
   2.   Press the Engine Start button.
                                                                                        The built-in intelligent microprocessor will continuously monitor and adjust the
                 Once the Engine Start button is pressed, the charger will begin
                                                                                        charger to provide a fast, safe and efficient charge. Note that battery charge
                 to charge the battery at up to 25 A until an attempt is made to
                                                                                        times will vary depending on several factors including:
                 crank the engine.
   3.   Crank the engine for no more than 5 seconds. If the engine does not                  1. Battery State – If a battery has been only slightly discharged, it can be

        start, wait at least 3 minutes before attempting crank again.                           charged in less than a few hours. This same battery could take up to 10

                 Only when actual engine cranking is detected will the charger                  hours if very discharged.

                 then automatically deliver approximate 75 A for up to 5                     2. Battery Rating – A higher rated battery will take longer to charge than

                 seconds or until the cranking stops (The battery voltage is                    a lower rated battery under the same conditions. A battery is rated in

                 often required to be less than 9V). The digital display will                   ampere-hours (Ah), reserve capacity (RC) and cold-cranking amps

                 countdown the crank time in seconds, starting at 555, 444,                     (CCA).

                 333… down to 000.




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    3. Charge Rate – The charge rate is measured in amps. A battery                      Code              Condition                    Possible Cause                     Solution
        charged at a lower rate will take longer than a battery charged at a                                                         A load may be                  Disconnect the load
                                                                                                                                     connected to the               and attempt to charge
        higher rate. However, smaller batteries can be easily damaged by
                                                                                                     Actual charge rate              battery.                       again.
        charging at a rate which is too high for the capacity of the battery.                F03     exceeds selected                Charging error or              Disconnect the
    4. Temperature – Cold temperature will affect a batteries ability to accept                      charging rate.                  defective charger.             battery and the AC
        a charge. Charging in cold temperatures will increase the amount of                                                                                         power, attempt to
                                                                                                                                                                    charge again.
        time required to charge a battery.
                                                                                                     The temperature of              High ambient                   Ensure adequate
                                                                                                     the charger is too              temperature or poor            ventilation. The
                                                                                             F04
                                                                                                     high.                           ventilation.                   charger will resume
TROUBLESHOOTING FAULT CODES                                                                                                                                         charging after cooling.
                                                                                                                           The charge current                       Select a higher
                                                                                                                           is too low.                              charge rate.
FAULT CODES
                                                                                                                           There is a load                          Do not use the
                                                                                                     The battery does not
                                                                                                                           placed on the                            battery during
                                                                                                     go into Maintenance
  Code           Condition              Possible Cause              Solution                 F05                           battery while                            charging
                                                                                                     mode after being
                                     The battery is          Replace the battery.                                          charging
           The battery voltage                                                                       charged for 24 hours.
                                     defective.                                                                            Battery is defective                     Replace battery
           is less than 10 V
                                     A load may be           Do not use the battery                                        and will not accept a
           after 10 minutes of
                                     connected to the        during charging                                               charge
           charging.
  F01                                battery.                                                        Note: When F05 appears, disconnect the battery and AC power,
           The battery voltage is The battery is             Replace the battery.                    reconnect and attempt to charge again.
           still less than 13 V   sulphated beyond                                                   Reverse polarity.               The battery clamps             Disconnect clamps
           after multiple         reconditioning.                                            F06                                     are incorrectly                and ensure proper
           reconditioning                                                                                                            connected.                     connection.
           attempts.                                                                                                                 Charger does not               Connect battery to
           Battery voltage is too Battery rated above        Confirm that battery is                                                 recognize the                  charger BEFORE
  F02
           high.                  12 V.                      rated 12 V or below.                                                    battery.                       connecting charger
                                                                                         Flash-      The charger does                                               to AC power.
                                                                                         ing         not detect a battery            Poor clamp                     Ensure battery posts
                                                                                         8-8-8       connected to it.                connection.                    are clean. Rock
                                                                                                                                                                    clamps back and
                                                                                                                                                                    forth on battery posts
                                                                                                                                                                    to ensure a good
                                                                                                                                                                    connection.

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 Code            Condition             Possible Cause               Solution             MAINTENANCE AND CARE
                                     Battery voltage is     Check battery voltage
                                     under 3.0V (Battery    with a volt metre. If l
                                     must have minimum      ess than 3.0V, replace               Clean cords and clamps each time you are finished using the charger.
                                     of 3.0V to activate    battery. (A battery with             Wipe off any battery fluid or debris that might have come in contact
                                     charger.)              less than 3.0 V is likely
                                                            beyond salvage due                   with the clamps to prevent corrosion.
                                                            to extreme sulphation                Store the power and output cable neatly to prevent damage.
                                                            or some other internal               Occasional cleaning of the battery charger case with a soft cloth will
                                                            failure.)
                                                                                                 help protect the finish.
                                                            You may try to boost                 Always unplug the charger when not in use.
                                                            the battery using                    Keep the charger stored in a cool, dry place.
                                                            booster cables
                                                            connected to another
                                                            vehicle. This may
                                                            raise the battery
                                                            voltage above 3.0V          LIMITED WARRANTY
                                                            allowing the battery
                                                            charger to activate.
                                                                                        This Motomaster Eliminator product carries a three (3) year warranty
                                                                                        against defects in workmanship and materials. At its discretion,
                                                                                        Motomaster Canada agrees to have any defective part(s) repaired or
                                                                                        replaced free of charge, within the stated warranty period, when returned
                                                                                        by the original purchaser with proof of purchase. This product is not
                                                                                        guaranteed against wear or breakage due to misuse and/or abuse.




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