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I have a 2014 gulieta and have/will be unable to drive it for a few months.
I was planning on starting it up every three weeks to keep the battery topped up but it has already died (I am putting it down to the cold weather as the battery is only around 10 months old).
I was wondering what the best way to charge the battery would be? I have already purchased a trickle charger but am unsure if I am supposed to disconnect the battery from the car? I would rather not as I have the car parked on the drive and have to have it locked.
 

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If it's 10 months old get it checked out, batteries are not cheap, it should be able to hold a charge for at least a month I would have thought, you can probably charge it on the car but need to connect the negative to an earth in the engine bay like the engine itself not the terminal
 

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With the battery disconnected, the door locks will still work. You might need to lock the front passenger door and rear doors manually (pushing down the little button) if the car still has those.

Ralf S.
 
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