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Old 01-23-2016, 06:11 PM   #1
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2016 Sunseeker 3170 DS Chassis Battery Charging??

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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?
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Old 01-23-2016, 09:48 PM   #2
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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.

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Old 01-23-2016, 09:50 PM   #3
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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.
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