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What will happen to the battery if you forget to unplug the EV Charger?

2021-06-23

What will happen to the battery if you forget to unplug the EV Charger?

 

Many people always forget to unplug the EV Charger every time they fully charge an electric car.What impact will it have on electric vehicle batteries?

The answer is naturally yes. Even the best EV Charger, if you charge the battery for a long time, it will have a great impact on the service life of the electric vehicle battery. Below, the editor will give you a detailed explanation.

 

1. Accelerate the battery loss rate

If the electric vehicle is fully charged and the EV Charger is not unplugged, the EV Charger will continue to float the battery. In other words, the EV Charger will still supply a weak current. If this charging method is used for a long time, it will speed up the battery's loss of water, and the battery will easily deform and shorten the battery's service life.

 

2. Disable the EV Charger function

Although many EV Chargers now have charging protection functions, if the EV Charger is faulty, if the EV Charger is not unplugged after being fully charged, the EV Charger will continue to heat up, causing parameter shifts, affecting the normal charging effect of the battery, and accelerating the battery failure. speed.

 

3. Increase power consumption

If the electric vehicle is fully charged and the EV Charger is not unplugged, it will increase the power consumption. Although the single-time power is not much, the power consumption will be quite alarming in the long run.

 

4. Safety hazards

If the electric vehicle battery is fully charged and the charger is not unplugged, the EV Charger will continue to heat up. If the quality of the EV Charger is not good enough, there is a risk of spontaneous combustion of the charger and fire safety accidents.

 

Finally, the editor reminds everyone: the maximum charging time of electric vehicles is controlled at 8-10 hours. After fully charging, unplug the EV Charger in time to prevent overcharging of the battery. The float charge time after the EV Charger turns to the green light is no more than 2 hours.