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Old 01-18-2019, 06:15 PM   #1
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Hi. I seem to have a problem. My new chassis and house batteries have been drained in just a few weeks of settling into my winter spot.The batteries drained this summer also, so these were new batteries--3 mo old. Someone said it may be a bad converter. Any thoughts? I appreciate any advice.
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Old 01-18-2019, 06:28 PM   #2
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Is it plugged in when sitting in the spot? If plugged in do you leave the use/store switch in use or store? (Always when plugged in the switch should be in use.)
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Old 01-18-2019, 06:29 PM   #3
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need a lot more 'info'....

- plugged into shore power?
- is the unit just in storage, with no power?
- are you living in the unit while this is happening?
- are any devices left 'on' ?
- have you used the cut-off or 12v 'Use/Store' switch?

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Old 01-18-2019, 06:39 PM   #4
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I full time, so yes I am living in it. I 've never used the cut off switch. I have owned this rig for three years and this summer is the first that the batteries have drained. Haven't done anything different.
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Old 01-18-2019, 06:41 PM   #5
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Yes plugged into shore power, that is why I didn't notice the batteries dying. Have always parked it and gone about my business.
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Old 01-18-2019, 07:01 PM   #6
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Have you checked the water level in those batteries yet?
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Old 01-18-2019, 07:22 PM   #7
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Sound like the batteries are junk now .... but you need to check your converter to make sure its charging Okay.... It might be boiling your batteries to death.
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Old 01-19-2019, 01:53 AM   #8
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I leave it in use.
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Old 01-19-2019, 01:54 AM   #9
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Yup. Batteries are full
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Old 01-19-2019, 01:55 AM   #10
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Thx. How do I do that?
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