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Old 05-07-2020, 03:26 PM   #1
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2003 Boxster S and trickle charget

Can I safely plug in a Porsche trickle charger into the cigarette lighter on my 2003 Boxster S? I use the charger that way on the 2007 GT3 but need confirmation that it will also work that way on the Boxster.

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Old 05-07-2020, 04:40 PM   #2
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Yes. However I have heard people who disable the socket so it's switched only which renders the battery tender useless there. If this is not your case then you're good to go.
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Old 05-07-2020, 04:58 PM   #3
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Yes you can
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Old 05-08-2020, 03:03 PM   #4
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Yes you can I've been doing it on my 2003 S since 2003, and I just installed only the third battery this car has ever had 1 year ago.
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Old 05-09-2020, 08:38 AM   #5
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I run it between the windshield and the frunk. Attach directly to the battery, then close the hood and plug into an electric socket. Done.
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I run it between the windshield and the frunk. Attach directly to the battery, then close the hood and plug into an electric socket. Done.
+1 ditto on direct connection to the battery. I use my Schumacher charges all my vehicles if they are not being driven for more than a few days.
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Old 05-10-2020, 08:44 AM   #7
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I have been using my Porsche Maintainer battery charger anytime I won't be driving it for 3 days or more for the last 18 years. it plugs into the lighter socket.
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Old 05-10-2020, 02:12 PM   #8
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Been using Porsche Battery Maintainer, in the cig lighter, on my 03. Anytime I pull into my garage I plug it in. Only on my second battery, no problems.

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