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Old 11-10-2012, 01:15 PM   #1
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House battery georgetown 370TS

I just installed 2 Interstate SC31DM Optima Batteries which are maintenance free.
There are 2 small wires coming off the positive post of one of the batteries. One is a blue wire with a 15 Amp Max label. The other is a green wire with a 25 Amp Max label.
What do these go to? Are they a parasitic drain over a few months of storage? I am guessing one goes to the wall battery disconnect switch and the other goes to the LP gas detector by the entrance door. Do they use much amperage when the disconnect switch is turned off?
I am thinking of putting a total disconnect switch on the batteries to protect their charge before the 2 small wires.
Any ideas and suggestions will be appreciated
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Old 11-10-2012, 01:25 PM   #2
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Good Question.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:07 AM   #3
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On my 360 the drain on the batts comes from the detectors, the propane shut off relay on the propane tank and the level computer. The main disconnect does not disable these so I installed a manual switch on the batts and when in storage it totally disconnects everything. My unit is a 2011 360.
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:00 AM   #4
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Your electric steps is one of the wires, believe that's the dark blue one. The other is the LP-Detector as stated above.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:24 AM   #5
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Do you have a powered awning?
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Yes I have a large powered awning on passenger side.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:58 PM   #7
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I was just wondering if that one unidentified fuse is for your awning. Pull it out and see if your awning still works. If it does then maybe it is for the detector but that high of an amperage rating seems a bit much for that.
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