Forklift Battery and Charger Maintenance

Extend the Life of Your Batteries and Chargers

Don’t let forklift battery repair cause unnecessary downtime. With comprehensive battery and charger service, Crown can help ensure you’ll have the power you need for maximum forklift uptime.

Forklift Battery and Charger Maintenance
Battery and Charger Service Technician

Your Single Source for Repair and Maintenance  

Our dedicated Battery and Charger Service Technicians receive extensive training in battery maintenance, safety and compliance and can provide recommendations to help you optimize the efficiency of your battery fleet. Combined with Crown’s qualified forklift service technicians, your Crown maintenance team can help your forklifts, batteries and chargers work together to maximize uptime and performance.

Battery & Charger Planned Maintenance

Crown offers exceptional performance and savings through programs tailored to your business needs and designed to get the most from your investment.

Battery Planned Maintenance

Visually inspect battery condition, cables, connections and vent caps

Check electrolyte level and battery leakage

Record voltage readings and specific gravity for each cell

Thoroughly clean and neutralize battery

Charger Planned Maintenance

Verify DC charge rate

Validate ammeter and check nameplate rating to ensure proper match

Visually inspect charging cables, connectors, contact tips and AC lines

Inspect line contactor and tighten internal connections

Protect your investment. Enhance your Forklift Maintenance Program with our Battery and Charger Planned Maintenance programs.

There’s more to Battery Maintenance than Watering

The biggest headache in any operation is downtime. When not properly maintained, batteries can cause forklift downtime for charging, maintenance or even replacement. Proper maintenance of your batteries and chargers is crucial to keeping your operation up and running.

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Weak or Bad Cell

An undetected weak or bad cell will cause more battery changes and overheating, shortening the life of the battery.

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Corrosion

A dirty or corroded battery creates heat buildup that can decrease run time, shorten the battery’s life, and lead to other significant safety hazards.

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Damaged Cables

Damaged cables and connectors increase maintenance costs due to false voltage and amp readings, causing intermittent codes and diagnostic problems.

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Improper Charging

Improper charging practices can increase charging frequency and shorten the life of your battery.

Eliminate unnecessary downtime by incorporating forklift battery maintenance into your forklift maintenance program. Your local Crown dealer can also provide battery rental options to help keep your operation moving.