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How To Install a CTEK Battery Charge Comfort Indicator on Your

Installation Time

20 minutes

Tools Required
  • 5/16 inch Wrench
  • Battery Post and Terminal Cleaner
  • Cable Ties
  • Side-Cutting Pliers
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Installation

Installation Instructions:


1. Open hood and locate battery terminals.


2. Loosen Positive ( ) battery terminal nut using a 5/16 wrench.


3. Then proceed to loosen Negative (-) battery terminal.


4. If corrosion is present on terminals, clean using a battery post and terminal cleaner. If brush isn’t available you may use some light 120 grit sandpaper to remove any deposits.


5. Attach Positive ( ) eyelet to Positive terminal and hand tighten only.


6. Attach Negative (-) eyelet to Negative terminal and hand tighten only.


7. Choose a safe place away from heat and moving parts to attach CTEK Charger and Indicator module. Attach zip ties loosely so adjustments can be made.


8. Once satisfied with placement of wiring, tighten both terminal posts nuts to 11 ft. lbs.


9. Tighten all zip ties and using side pliers cut away any extra zip tip ends.


10. Secure CTEK Charger and Indicator module to a fixed location. You may loop the rubber boot cover around a fixed strap or add an addition zip tie to fasten in place of your choice.


11. Once completely connected. You’re CTEK Charger and indicator module LED’s will begin to flash.


 RED LED FLASH: Charge necessary. (Under 60%)


 ORANGE FLASH: Charge recommended. (In-between 60% - 80%)


 GREEN FLASH: Charge not necessary. (Above 80%)



Installation Instructions Written By AmericanMuscle Customer Ryan Maguire 12/5/2013

This guide applies to Mustang years: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and Submodels: Boss 302, Foxbody, Mach 1, V6, Bullitt, Cobra, GT, GT500