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Old 04-19-2019, 08:40 PM   #1
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2019 Cherokee 274dbh Battery and power disconnected and slides and radio still work

We just bought a new Cherokee and I disconnected the batteries and to my surprise everything still works. Is there a hidden battery somewhere? It doesn't make any sense.

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Old 04-19-2019, 09:39 PM   #2
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When you say you disconnected the battery, are you talking about the disconnect switch or you unhooked the battery cables?
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Old 04-19-2019, 09:52 PM   #3
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Totally removed the batteries. It doesn't make any sense. This isn't my first camper so I am wondering if there is a hidden battery.
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Old 04-19-2019, 10:22 PM   #4
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We just bought a new Cherokee and I disconnected the batteries and to my surprise everything still works. Is there a hidden battery somewhere? It doesn't make any sense.

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If your on shore power your converter is supplying the power.
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Old 04-19-2019, 11:49 PM   #5
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I figured it out. It was drawing from my truck. My old camper the truck only ran the lights and brakes. Good thing I figured it out before my truck was dead.
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Old 04-20-2019, 05:49 AM   #6
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We just bought a new Cherokee and I disconnected the batteries and to my surprise everything still works. Is there a hidden battery somewhere? It doesn't make any sense.

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If your talking about turning off the battery disconnect, the radio/clock, CO detector, Slides, Are not on the disconnect switch.
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:14 AM   #7
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If your talking about turning off the battery disconnect, the radio/clock, CO detector, Slides, Are not on the disconnect switch.
In post #3, he said he removed the batteries. In post #5, he said power was coming from his truck.
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