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Old 01-03-2013, 04:14 PM   #1
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Life saving advice

Thank you Forest River Forum whereas I was able to diagnose a "rotten egg" smell as potential battery exploding and secure the batteries from charging thereby eliminating unknown dire circumstances!

The Forum explanation advised me to check the battery, I did, and found vapor escaping from one cells cover indicating a boiling situation which would lead to an explosion and bad times thereafter!

Whew....service tech, two new batteries, cleansed air and we are back in business...thanks....

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Old 01-03-2013, 04:26 PM   #2
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Glad you caught that puppy in time !!


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Old 01-04-2013, 07:11 AM   #4
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Had the same experience with the smell coming from one of four batteries. It wasn't too noticeable until the breeze changed direction and then it was obvious there was a problem.
Glad you found yours before it became a much larger problem.

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