Safe to run air compressor that connects to the battery?

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  1. big4570

    big4570 New Member

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    I have a VIAIR 88P air compressor I used to use with my jeep wrangler. I was wondering if its safe to run off the Prius 12v battery. It connects directly to the battery using the positive and negative terminals and seems to draw a fair amount of amps.

    Will running this off my battery cause any issues and is the battery big enough to support the draw from the compressor? I always leave my vehicle running when I'm using it if that matters.
     
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    yes no problem.
     
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    It does matter, and as long as you do, you'll be fine.
     
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