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Old 07-13-2018, 04:01 PM   #1
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2016 Berkshire 38A - batteries drain when stored

Batteries drain when stored
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Old 07-13-2018, 04:02 PM   #2
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My batteries drain when stored even though I turn both house and RV batteries off
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:15 PM   #3
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If you leave you inverter on when both battery switches are off it will still drain your your house batteries. Just turn off the inverter on your control panel
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Yes, inverter get's 12V directly from house battery. Even "off" there may be a slight draw to keep the "on/off" circuitry energized. Only removal of the big inverter fuse (next to house batteries) or disconnecting one of it's leads will ensure that there is no draw.

There should be a schematic on the inside of the compartment door.

Best thing is to have a battery tender and if that is not an option disconnect the negative leads from the bank or remove the two big fuses. (one house, one inverter).
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Thank you, this is very helpful
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