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Old 09-20-2014, 02:21 PM   #11
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Well I'll admit - when I play golf I do spend a lot of time in the water ....


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Old 09-20-2014, 08:05 PM   #12
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Ernest, (lol)!!!! You got to start carrying a fishing pole in that bag!


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Old 09-20-2014, 09:45 PM   #13
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Been there; done that... And yes, it will get you tossed off the golf course.....


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Old 09-21-2014, 04:24 PM   #14
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Just a note of warning that even with all shutoff switches thrown to off, the coach still has a small parasitic draw. In cold climates, even with full charge before disconnecting, the batteries will discharge, freeze and burst. I would recommend keeping plugged in or disconnecting and either placing on a separate trickle charger or store in a location that doesn't freeze.


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Old 10-01-2014, 11:27 AM   #15
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I am have corrosion problems on the forward set of batteries on my 2014 Berk RB it is all over the tie down strap. Anybody else seeing this?
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:06 PM   #16
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Had the same issue, put the flow rite battery watering system on and haven't had a problem since, also much easyier to water.
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Old 10-01-2014, 01:02 PM   #17
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I am have corrosion problems on the forward set of batteries on my 2014 Berk RB it is all over the tie down strap. Anybody else seeing this?
Had this same problem with my 2008 Berkshire. Had to referb the battery bay every year it was so bad and lost the original hold down straps after the second year. Finally replaced the factory batteries and problem left with them. I do not know why the factory batteries acted as they did as they tested good with load tester and would take charge but the out gassing while charging was all full. I had even added vents to the battery bay but it did no good. Got new batteries from Sams Club.
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Clean up the corrosion with some baking soda and water. After everything is cleaned up, get some Battery mats. They work very well and will absorb the gases that cause the corrosion. I put some mats on top of the batteries and on the sides.

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Once all of your connections are clean and in place you might look into applying a battery terminal protector spray. It seals the connections and is really good at preventing corrosion.
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