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Old 03-01-2012, 06:54 PM   #1
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Unhappy Location of battery disconnect

I just purchased the 2012 crusader 290 RLT. Does anyone know where I can find the battery and battery disconnect. The radio in the bedroom stay lit all the time. I want to disconnect the 12 volt power. Thanks.

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Old 03-01-2012, 06:57 PM   #2
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do you even know that it has one ?
normally its located within a few feet of the battery .

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Old 03-01-2012, 07:12 PM   #3
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The problem is I am unable to locate the battery or the disconnect.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:28 PM   #4
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If it is setup similar to the 320,you will find the battery in the very front compartment,the basement I believe they call it,facing the front of trailer,right hand side.Hope that helps. As far as a battery disconnect goes there is not one.I installed my own.Not that hard.

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Old 03-01-2012, 07:32 PM   #5
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As already said, doubt you have one. I installed my disconnect on the front of battery box where it hangs down.... easy access.

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Old 03-02-2012, 07:54 AM   #6
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The Crusader does not have a factory installed Battery Disconnect. It's not unusual for the dealer to install one, so I can't say for sure on your unit.

Generally, your batteries are dealer installed in the front storage compartment where we run all of the wiring along with a battery box, vent hose, and vent.

Hope this helps.

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Old 03-02-2012, 10:32 AM   #7
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Battery location and disconnect

Thank you all for the replies. Where might I find a battery disconnect that I can install myself. Camping World?

Thank you all!!!

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Old 03-02-2012, 11:07 AM   #8
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A simple on/off disconnect.

another for switching batteries or battery banks..

There are other models, too, that are not as weather proof but are fine for indoor placement. A little cheaper, too, but those above are under $30.
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:22 PM   #9
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Bought mine at NAPA, but any auto parts store will have them for 20-25 bucks. I installed mine where you open the driver side door where my propane tank is. Just reach in flip the switch. Super easy to install, I can post pics if you want or need any help just hollar.

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Old 03-02-2012, 01:22 PM   #10
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Thank you! I will proceed and purchase one to install.

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