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Old 09-14-2020, 08:01 PM   #1
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Losing power to the RV

Using 2 new fully charged batteries and I lose power to everything within a 24 hour period. Starts with TV going out, lights dimming and then everything. I have checked the fuses in the box. Is there something else I need to look at or reset?

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Old 09-14-2020, 08:26 PM   #2
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Using 2 new fully charged batteries and I lose power to everything within a 24 hour period. Starts with TV going out, lights dimming and then everything. I have checked the fuses in the box. Is there something else I need to look at or reset?
More info please. Residential fridge on?
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Old 09-14-2020, 09:21 PM   #3
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You know batteries don't stay charged forever? Either plug in the RV to Shore Power (SP) or run your generator.

Running your residential fridge and TVs off the Inverter, powered by the house batteries, is a limited resource.

Even if you don't have a residential fridge you must have an inverter for the TVs to work on battery power. We think you have a 2015 Thor Chateau 31E. Are you the original owner or is this RV new to you?
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Old 09-14-2020, 11:28 PM   #4
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Losing Power to RV

Yes, I have the Four Winds 31e. The refrigerator is operating on LP. I shut off the battery when I am sleeping. I realize the batteries don't last forever, but I expected a little bit more within a 24 hour period just using TV and lights. Once I started the motorhome engine I was able to regain power to the batteries for a short period of time.
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Old 09-14-2020, 11:41 PM   #5
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Sounds like the batteries are toast. You didn't list year model, but if the batteries are 4-6 years old it's time to replace them.
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