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Old 05-21-2017, 03:10 PM   #1
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Model: vegas 25.2
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dead battery

I have a 2016 Vegas motor home. I keep it in storage, undercover, Because of a family illness , we have not started it and now the chassis battery is completely dead. Can I use a battery charger to get it started. Can anyone tell me if I should use a truckle charger ?? The emergency start wont do anything. Has anyone had this problem ? HEELLPPP !

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Old 05-21-2017, 03:44 PM   #2
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Model: Vegas 24.1
State: North Carolina
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Probably best to plug a trickle charger in and leave it overnight .
You could jump it but todays computer controlled vehicles do not take kindly to sudden voltage changes.
I also have a 2016 Vegas and had a dead chassis battery, once.
After that I put a knife switch on the chassis battery and disconnect it whenever the coach is going to sit.
All of these rv's seem to have mystery draws on the chassis battery , you can try to hunt them down or just disconnect the battery when not in use.

Sounds like your house batteries may be dead as well . Plug your shore connection in , make sure your battery switch by the entrance door is in the "use" position and that should charge the chassis batteries.
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