Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-12-2012, 12:58 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 200
Battery Boost

I have been lurking over at the Winnebago View forum and see reference to a battery boost switch that allows the coach battery to be temporarily connected to the starter battery to aid in starting if the chassis battery is weak.

Does the Solera have any provision for battery boost?

cousin01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2012, 02:51 PM   #2
Just an Engineer
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Posts: 18
In looking at the specs on the Solera, I don't think so. I have a Sunseeker and it's called a "remote emergency start". It activates a solenoid that connects the coach batteries to the chassis battery. That solenoid is also activated when either battery is charging so it charges the other battery too.

2007 Forest River Sunseeker 2900 Ford E-450
Mod1: LED lighting throughout.
Mod2: Replaced C715 cargo locks
New2Rvs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2012, 02:57 PM   #3
Berkshire 390QS
NO3putt's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Pueblo Colorado
Posts: 1,146
Have alternate battery start switch on our Berkshire that allows us to use house battery to start engine just in case engine batteries are dead or low. neve had to use but nice to hqve just in case.
NO3putt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:13 AM   #4
Coachmen Adrenaline
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 254
We are currently looking into adding an e-start switch to the Solera. We had been told from the beginning from Sprinter NOT to add one on that chassis. Once I/we get the ok, it will be added immediately.
jamiller45 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:24 AM.