The battery will run down even if the vehicle is out of
To maintain its function, charge the battery approximately
every 6 weeks or connect it to a
trickle charger suitable for AGM (Absorbent
Glass Mat) batteries.
Porsche recommends the charger and charge
maintenance unit from Porsche Tequipment.
Store the removed battery in a dark, cool place
where there is no risk of frost.
Charging the battery
Charging a frozen or
If a frozen or damaged battery is charged, there is a
danger of explosion and chemical burns.
Never attempt to charge a frozen or damaged
Fig. 25: Charge the battery
Observe the instructions of the charger
Batteries should only be charged in a well ventilated
Open the hood.
Fold open the cap on the positive terminal for
emergency starting + (A).
Connect the red positive cable of the charger to
the positive terminal for emergency starting +
Connect the black negative cable of the charger
to the ground point – (B).
Switch on the charger.
After charging, switch off the charger before
Close the cap on the positive terminal for emergency
For recommendations for a suitable charger:
Contact an authorized Porsche dealer.
Replacing the battery
The data on the battery casing is not enough to
identify a comparable battery that will fulfill all the
specific demands of a Porsche vehicle.
The battery should only be replaced by an authorized
Batteries should only be replaced with AGM
technology (Absorbent Glass Mat) batteries that
fulfill the specific demands of the vehicle. Porsche
recommends original Porsche batteries.
A new battery needs to be registered in the control
unit after installation in the vehicle. Visit an
authorized Porsche dealer. Porsche recommends
an authorized Porsche dealer, as they have
trained technicians and the necessary parts and