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Wise winter storage. Smooth spring startups.

If you’re storing a vehicle over winter, your battery will need a little bit of TLC to keep it in tip top condition.
Even when your vehicle is tucked up for the winter, it’s still using power in the background, especially when it’s cold, and this can drain your battery.
So, what can you do to make sure you’re looking after your battery and that your vehicle is ready to spring into action when the weather warms up again?
Regular maintenance will keep your battery topped up and in peak condition over the winter, so the engine is ready to starts right when you are, the moment spring comes around again.

 CTEK CT5 Time To Go

CTEK CT5 TIME TO GO. Super simple. Super smart. Super safe.

CTEK’s CT5 TIME TO GO is the perfect tool for winter battery charging and maintenance.
It has built-in temperature sensing capabilities, so it’s just what you need for continuous maintenance and top up charging.
It’s fully automatic, and super safe – you can leave the CT5 TIME TO GO connected to your vehicle’s battery all winter and it’ll never under or over charge your battery.


CT5 TIME TO GO – features

  • Fully automatic charging – gives your battery just the charge it needs – no more, no less
  • Tests and restores battery capacity
  • Built-in temperature sensing capabilities
  • Countdown indicator shows when you can restart your battery and how long to go till fully charged
  • Three charging and maintenance programs – Normal, AGM and Recond
  • Non sparking and reverse polarity protected
  • Compatible with all types of 12V lead-acid batteries including Wet, Calcium, GEL, and the AGM and EFB batteries fitted to Start/Stop vehicles.
  • Free 5-year manufacturer’s warranty


CTEK’s tips for peace of mind winter storage

  1. Safe storage
    If your vehicle isn’t going to be used for a few months, get it safely under cover if you can – in a garage, a shed or under a winter-proof car cover.
  2. Get charged
    The heat of the summer may have drained your battery without you knowing to, so make sure it’s fully charged before you store your vehicle away for the winter.
  3. Keep it topped up
    Chargers like CTEK’s CT5 TIME TO GO are fully automatic and can safely stay connected to the battery for long periods of time to keep it happy and healthy.
  4. Be winter wise
    Keeping your battery regularly maintained can increase its life and save you the expense of replacing your battery every season.