What is the best thing to do with the lawn mower battery in the winter?

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Putting the lawn mower away until spring. Question: recommended storage of battery: charged or uncharged?

I recently purchased an EGO lawn mower. What is the best thing to do with the battery in the winter? Should I bring it inside or leave it out in the garage where it can regularly get below freezing, even into the 20s or teens.
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Mark Bailey

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Bring the battery, and the charger inside. Leave the charger plugged in, with battery. The charger will put the battery to sleep for the winter.
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That's not what I've come to understand. " leaving your battery out of the charger for 30 days will put your battery circuit into storage mode and self discharge to 30%, when ready to use, plug into charger and fully charge.
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I checked the battery manual page 13. It does state that the battery will self discharge to 30% without the aid of the charger. I had read that the charger was needed for this, it is not.
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Hi Mark, in addition to all of the great responses you have here, we also addressed battery and winter storage solutions here:  https://community.egopowerplus.com/ego/topics/putting-the-lawn-mower-away-until-spring-question-recommended-storage-of-battery-charged-or-uncharged & herehttps://community.egopowerplus.com/ego/topics/winter-storage
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Thank you everyone.  The temperature information was what I was really after, and the links here cleared things up for me.  I appreciate all the help.

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