News – Page 2 –
Free two day shipping on orders over $50


CTEK issuing a product safety notice for SMARTPASS products

During internal testing of the SMARTPASS products referenced above, CTEK has discovered a risk for short circuits while incorrectly performing installation or service in the battery system, or while using the products without a complete understanding of the vehicle’s dual battery system.

Rethinking the Risks: Why You Should Consider Alternatives to Jump Starters
Traditional jump starters often involve cables connecting two batteries, transferring power from a donor vehicle to the one with the dead battery. If these cables are not connected correctly, they can cause sparks or, in the worst-case scenario, even lead to a fire. An incorrect connection might reverse the polarity of the battery, potentially damaging the vehicle's electronics.

Celebrate Charge Your Car Day 2023: A Day of Gratitude for Battery Power
Mark your calendars for October 5th as we celebrate Charge Your Car Day! Your vehicle's trusty companion, the battery, has faithfully carried you from place to place. Whether you're driving a traditional internal combustion engine or an electric vehicle, your battery plays a vital role in powering your vehicle's functions. It's time to show your appreciation by turning to the technology of CTEK chargers. With a CTEK charger, you can breathe new life into your battery, ensuring it's ready to accompany you on long journeys.

Guarding Against Summer Heat: Shielding Your Seasonal Vehicle with CTEK
As the warmth of summer gives way to the cooler embrace of autumn, it's time for seasonal vehicle proprietors to ready their beloved rides for a period of hibernation. While summer embodies moments of joy and exploration, it also brings with it the harsh reality of potential heat damage to your prized vehicles. To counter this threat and ensure the well-being of your vehicles through the winter months, adopting a regimen of maintenance charging becomes an essential practice.

Get ready for a seamless start to the school semester with CTEK CS FREE, your ultimate back-to-school vehicle savior!
As summer winds down, families across the country gear up for the back-to-school season. After a long break and possible vacations vehicles may have been sitting idle for extended periods. Ensuring a smooth start to the school semester and keeping cars running efficiently can be a challenge. Thankfully, CTEK's CS FREE battery charger with adaptive boost comes to the rescue, providing families with a reliable solution for a seamless transition back to school. 

CTEK CS FREE Review: A Versatile and Reliable Smart Charger
The CTEK CS FREE is a highly versatile smart charger designed to meet the needs of car enthusiasts and professionals alike. John Baumgardt, owner and operator of Baumgardt’s Auto Repair in Fillmore, Indiana, had the opportunity to put this charger to the test. In this review, we will explore his experiences with the setup, manuals, features, and practical applications of the CS FREE, as well as his overall impression and rating of the product.

CTEK And Hagerty In Partnership To Benefit Drivers Club Members
CTEK, has teamed up with Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand, to announce an exciting collaboration. Hagerty has chosen CTEK as its battery charging partner for Hagerty Drivers Club members.

The ultimate gift for dad’s to celebrate Father’s Day
This Father's Day, give your dad a CTEK CS FREE® - the ultimate emergency kit for all his vehicles, from cars to motorcycles, and even recreational vehicles. According to a recent survey by Bankrate, 63% of U.S. adults plan to travel this summer, making car exploration an ideal way to create lasting travel memories.

Unique graduation gift to keep graduates safe
Looking for a special gift for your graduate this year? Consider giving them the gift of vehicle safety. CTEK suggests a unique present that provides added confidence, ensuring that your graduate's vehicle won't fail due to dead batteries. 

Best Battery Chargers for Motorcycles
In most regions of the United States motorcycles are seasonal vehicles, with rides sometimes being few and far between. To help keep your motorcycl...

Ensure a Smooth Festival Experience with CTEK's CS FREE® Portable Charger
If you're planning to attend festivals like Coachella, Stagecoach, or the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in Indio, Calif., CTEK, the global leader in vehicle charging solutions, advises some forward thinking to avoid the frustration of a dead battery on your journey back home.

As off-grid experiences take center stage on the 2023 bucket-list, CTEK recommends that travelers be well-prepared!
With the cost of air travel on the rise, many individuals are exploring new vacation options. According to "travel trend predictions 2023" by, numerous travelers are seeking off-grid adventures and back-to-basics experiences. To ensure a stress-free journey, CTEK, a leading provider of battery charging solutions, recommends packing the CTEK CS FREE®. This ultimate charging solution is perfect for individuals traveling off-grid, providing protection against flat batteries during their adventure of a lifetime.