Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-23-2016, 07:11 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 14
2016 Sunseeker 3170 DS Chassis Battery Charging??

Hello all!
As I look out my back patio at the 2 feet of snow on the ground, I am trying to think better thoughts about getting the family out in the new sunseeker 3170DS we bought a few months ago. My question is about the chassis battery. The unit is plugged into shore power but the 20 degree weather outside has me wondering if the engine will start in the spring. What sort of preparations should I make (or have made already ) to ensure she will start in the spring. Have I already done some damage?
Still learning...
Thanks!
__________________

__________________
ddepr1217 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2016, 10:48 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
MNtraveler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 1,702
The engine needs to be run, the chassis battery needs to be kept charged, the generator needs to be exercised, and if you are able to drive it around that will help keep the brakes and wheel bearings alive. For the chassis part, just think of it like addressing the concerns of leaving a car or pickup truck in one place for a long time.


Land of 10,000 Lakes
2016 Forester MBS 2401R
__________________

__________________
2016 Forester 2401R
MNtraveler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2016, 10:50 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 138
if mine was going to sit for more then a few months I would fully charge the battery and then disconnect it so the clocks and what not don't draw it down. same as the house batteries. the stock converter will boil them dry.
__________________
poorbuthappy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
3170, battery, charging, sunseeker

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




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57 AM.