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Old 12-21-2015, 09:42 AM   #21
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Is that something plugged into the outlet? If so that is most likely the block heater.
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Old 12-21-2015, 09:52 AM   #22
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That black cord hanging down in front of the outlet has a plastic cover over the male prongs. Remove the cover and plug it into the outlet on the wall when you want to use the block heater. You need to be plugged into ac for the outlet to work.
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Old 12-21-2015, 10:12 AM   #23
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Oh ok, I thought this was going to be something I mugged into shore power.
I guess my block heater has been plugged in this whole time.
I should unplug it since I'm paying for electricity where I'm parked



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Old 12-21-2015, 10:54 AM   #24
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Yes just plug it in the night before you are going to start the coach if it is cold out.
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Old 12-21-2015, 11:04 AM   #25
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You only need a couple hours before you are set to leave.

Any more is a waste.

Up here ( where you actually NEED a block heater) I have a timer set for three hours. I start plugging in at -15c.


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Old 12-21-2015, 09:00 PM   #26
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We found that the crossconnect switch in the coach battery compartment was losing 1.0/1.5 amps to ground,with all battery switches turned off.Found that the crossconnect switch is wired around the on/off battery switch and is hot all the time.Bought another kill switch and wired crossconnect feed wire through it with new wire to battery and now no dead batteries
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:33 AM   #27
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There is a breaker that will shut power off to that outlet also. My breaker says block heater.

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