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Peak 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter

Part No. PKC0AZ/PKC0AZ-0 Warranty Details  
The PEAK® 900 amp Jump-Starter is safer to use, store and transport than traditional jump-start methods. Perfect for cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcycles and snowmobiles. Provides 12V DC power to run/charge mobile phones, worklights, radios and many other DC-powered accessories. In Addition, the PEAK® 900 amp Jumpstarter features Exclusive LCA™ (Low Charge Alert) Technology that automatically sounds when the Jump-Starter needs recharging.

Product Features:
  • Integrated USB port for charging portable electronics
  • Built-in 12V DC accessory receptacle
  • Polarity indicator for added safety
  • Battery status check button
  • Charging/status LED indicators
  • On/off safety switch
  • High-impact rubber housing
  • 12V DC charger for use with cigarette lighter outlet
  • Built-in worklight (Only on 900 Peak Amp Jump Starter)
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900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter
 
3.4

(based on 109 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (28)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good instructions / manual (47)
  • Good power output (45)
  • Safe (44)
  • Reliable (41)
  • Long life (23)

Cons

  • Unreliable (22)
  • Poor quality construction (15)
  • Not durable (11)
  • Difficult to use (5)

Best Uses

  • Keep in the trunk (54)
  • Home garage (49)
  • Roadside repairs (35)
  • Professional mechanics (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (49), Casual driver (46), Mechanic (20), Truck enthusiast (15), Competitive driver (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Make Dad proud!...shop Advance!

Couldnt believe price for the value and from a large company. All others were going for well over $100 for something like this. Love that it has low charge alert in case it needs...Read complete review

Couldnt believe price for the value and from a large company. All others were going for well over $100 for something like this. Love that it has low charge alert in case it needs to be recharged. Just grab it and pack it to jump most any battery you need. Lawn mower problems? This gets you going. With Winter here I cant imagine how much use it will get. My Dad loves it! As a jumper he said it was simple to use and used it straight out of the box in an emergency even before the initial plug in and charge. No problems. That is however the only thing I didnt like though. You have to plug it in for 36 hrs before using it. Havent come across any other problems yet. Great Item!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Unhappy purchase

My first one had to go back because it would not charge at all. The 2nd one came and it will only charge to 90%. Not worth all the work returning. You need...Read complete review

My first one had to go back because it would not charge at all. The 2nd one came and it will only charge to 90%. Not worth all the work returning. You need a jump starter you can trust. This product is not it. Shop for another product even if you have to pay $10-$15 more. I don't trust the Peak product line after this experience.

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(6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

does not work, could not start my car

By 

from Rockville, MD

About Me Casual Driver

Pros

  • Clear Instructions

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

      First I charged it to 99%, tried to use it to jump start my SUV, it cranked, but could not start though.

      Then I take it back, charged it over night, it showed "FL" - I guess it means FULL. Connected it up and tried to start my car, but only cranked a little, and the charge percentage shown dropped straight to 65%

      Returned it back to store.

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      (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Wasted $$$$

      By 

      from Arkansas

      About Me Casual Driver

      Pros

        Cons

        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

        • Keep In The Trunk

        Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

        Bought 2 of these over a 1 year span. They only lasted aound 14 months. After 8 months did not fully charge and slowly dying. Was not reliable after 6 months. Please dont waste your money.

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        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Save your money

        By 

        from Washington DC

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Pros

          Cons

          • Breaks Easily
          • Unreliable

          Best Uses

            Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

            Replaced the 400cca unit with the 900 cca unit. Did not matter. Would still not crank the engine on my stock Corvette. Additionally both of the clamps disintegrated after only a few uses and I cannot find replacements. The standard clamps are too big to use with this unit.

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            (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            couldn't start the car even once

            By 

            from Forest Hills, NY

            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Not Enough Power
              • Unreliable

              Best Uses

                Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                it couldn't start my car even once.
                it showed 91% charge as soon as I conencted it to the car, it showed 35% and couldnt start at all.

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                (8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Not worth the money.

                By 

                from Auburndale, FL

                About Me Casual Driver

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Unreliable

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                    I bought this to replace an old jumper box that I had bought from Walmart. I paid almost double the price for this one thinking it was a trusted brand name and would last several years. I have had this box a little over a year and it is already worn out. I have only used it a handful of occasions and have been diligent in maintaining it. Pass on this box and find another one that will last and costs less.

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                    (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    JUNK.. Do you hear me Advance????

                    By 

                    from Bridgeton, NJ

                    About Me Mechanic

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                          These are garbage. I don't know why Advance would carry this item. DO BUY,, They don't hold charges. Only good for charging your phone in the USB port.
                          I have had two. The first I returned. The second,,I needed it to jump a mower - nothing...
                          Don't spend your money on this. Go buy a real one.
                          Counter gives you nothing but greif when you try to return.

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                          (5 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Jump pack

                          By 

                          from Danville ind

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

                          Verified Buyer
                          Helpful Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Instructions

                          Cons

                          • Unreliable

                          Best Uses

                          • Keep In The Trunk

                          Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                          Does not hold charge very long

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                          (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Don't waste your money or time.

                          By 

                          from Elizabeth City NC

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer
                          Helpful Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • No Instructions

                          Cons

                          • Breaks Easily
                          • Poor Quality Construction
                          • Unreliable

                          Best Uses

                          • Returned

                          Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                          Plugged in to charge unit and it broke instantly. Returned for refund.

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                          (7 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          i am buying another one!

                          By 

                          from Angier, NC

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer
                          Helpful Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Also Has An Usb Plug
                          • I Like Having The Power P
                          • Like The Pwer Plug Port
                          • Long Life
                          • Powerful
                          • Safe

                          Cons

                          • The Power Connection

                          Best Uses

                          • Home Garage
                          • Keep In The Trunk

                          Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                          I like Peak Batteries.

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                          (12 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          little concerned

                          By 

                          from chesterton

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 2

                          Comments about 900 Amp Peak Jumpstarter:

                          came with about 87% charge, so i plugged it in to charge fully. only charged for a few minutes.. then after a couple of days it went back down to 87% charge.. so im a little concerned if it will work when needed.. seems to be a used item maybe.. may have to return and purchase another for piece of mind...

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                          • Q:

                            I just got my jumper Manuel sads to charge 36 hrs 1st charge. Hooked it up is says 93% charged. Charged maybe 10 min says full charge. Should I sti let it charge 36hrs. Also does it automatically shut off charger when full
                            Asked on 2/8/2015 by Ken from ky

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Hi Ken, glad to help you! This Jump-Starter is delivered in a partially charged state. Fully charge unit with the supplied 110/120-volt AC charger to the recommended maximum and initial charge time of 36 hours. Thereafter, an AC typical charge time is 18 to 24 hours when using the AC charger. For more information, visit this manual link. URL - http://images.peakauto.com/PKC0AZ_900_PkAmp_JumpStarter.pdf

                              Answered on 2/9/2015 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            I am thinking of buying this unit to replace an old Coleman jump start unit whose battery has aged out. This Coleman unit would allow you to recharge not only with AC current from a wall outlet, but also with 12 volt DC current from the cigarette lighter of your car. It came with an external 12-volt AC charger and also a separate recharge cord with cigarette lighter plug on its end. Both the AC charger cord and the cigarette lighter charger cord plugged into the same 12-volt recharge inlet on the unit. Does the Peak unit permit one to recharge from your car? I don’t see where the Peak unit has a separate recharge port on it as its AC charger is built in. I wonder, however, if the DC outlet on the front of the Peak unit can be used in reverse to feed 12 volt DC into the unit to recharge it from the cigarette lighter in my car in cases where there is an AC power outage?
                            Asked on 12/28/2014 by Impala owner

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              Hi Impala owner! This units have a built in AC charger that will charge when connected to a wall outlet using a standard extension cord. They will not charge through the 12 V DC socket, and do not have an option to charge through the vehicle's cigarette lighter.

                              Answered on 12/29/2014 by Solomon
                          • Q:

                            My pack is at 55% charge. When I plug it in to top the charge off, it doesn't charge. Just stays at 55%. What am I doing wrong?
                            Asked on 12/1/2014 by David from Pace, Florida

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              Hi David, I'm glad to help you! Please try a light duty indoor type extension cord to charge the unit. The unit's display should flash continuously when plugged in. If the unit does not charge using this type of cord, then begin a warranty claim.

                              Answered on 12/2/2014 by Solomon
                          • Q:

                            I have an old never used North Tech 900 amp jump starter. No A/C plug to charge this unit. Can someone tell me what is the proper input plug to charge it
                            Asked on 11/3/2014 by Rick from Kenosha wi.

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Glad to help Rick! This Jump-Starter is delivered in a partially charged state. Fully charge unit with the supplied 110/120-volt AC charger to the recommended maximum and initial charge time of 36 hours. Thereafter, an AC typical charge time is 18 to 24 hours when using the AC charger. For more information, visit this manual link. URL - http://images.peakauto.com/PKC0AZ_900_PkAmp_JumpStarter.pdf

                              Answered on 11/5/2014 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            2 questions:
                            Is there an adapter to charge this unit from a standard cigarette lighter?
                            Can the low charge alert be turned off until charging can be started?
                            Asked on 10/31/2014 by Harvey from United States

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            The jump starter was low on charge and I plugged it in for charging. While it is charging, I see the display FL. I have never seen that before. What does it mean? Is something wrong with the jump starter?
                            Asked on 10/8/2014 by kaydee from CA

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Hi Kaydee, happy to help you! In the display "FL" is Full which indicated the battery charging status, otherwise it gives you a 2 digit number like "85" which means 85% estimated charge remaining.

                              Answered on 10/9/2014 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            The green light stays on after fully charging. Is this supposed to stay on and use power or do I have to do something to get the light to go out?
                            Asked on 7/31/2014 by Zac from Wilmington NC

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            I have 2 questions. 1st can I get a instructions booklet and 2 I can NOT find the cord to the machine so, I have it plugged up with a regular extension cord and it seems as if its NOT doing anything. Is it that it cannot be charged with a regular extension cord as I was told by someone in the store?
                            Asked on 7/11/2014 by Michele from St. Louis, Mo.

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              Hi Michele, glad to assist you! There are two versions of the PKC0AZ Jumpstarter. One unit requires an AC adapter which plugs into the wall and then into the charging jack on the front of the unit. This unit also has a series of lights across the top that identify the state of charge. The newer unit has a built in AC adapter with two fold out prongs which then can be connected to a light duty indoor type extension cord in order to charge the unit. This unit as a digital percentage readout with 2 red number and a blue percentage sign. I have forwarded the manual for both units to your email address so you can take a look on that for more information.

                              Answered on 7/15/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            I don't have the wall charger, is it available to purchase?
                            Asked on 7/6/2014 by Don from Arkport NY

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              Happy to help, Don! The PKC0AZ-03 has a built in AC adapter with two fold out terminals in the back of the unit that connect to a standard extension cord. The older style PKC0AZ use a plug into the wall AC Charger. The specification on the charger are: 12 V DC and 300 ma output, center positive pin and the pin dimensions are 2.5 mm x 5.5 mm x 12 mm. I would recommend that you check with the nearest Advance store and one of our parts pros will be glad to assist you with an availability of the AC Charger with this specification.

                              Answered on 7/7/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Can I also get a users manual for the Jumpstarter? Also, can I use a regular extension cord to charge it? THANX! Penelope
                            Asked on 4/22/2014 by Penny from Corvallis, Or

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Glad to assist you, Penny! The user manual of this jump starter has been sent to your email address. If the unit doesn't have a digital display, then you can't charge it with an extension cord. If it has LED lights that indicate the amount of charge, then you have to charge it with the wall adapter.

                              Answered on 4/23/2014 by Steve from AAP
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