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Old 09-28-2013, 05:44 PM   #1
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Battery disconnect knob

New Flagstaff and the battery disconnect doesn't say to pull it out or push it in. Also, just exactly what's the purpose. Our old camper didn't have one.
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Old 09-28-2013, 05:49 PM   #2
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There are items in the trailer that will run the battery down, the stereo is just one.

One could call it a "safety device" as well, no power = no shorts.
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Old 09-28-2013, 06:25 PM   #3
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There are items in the trailer that will run the battery down, the stereo is just one.

One could call it a "safety device" as well, no power = no shorts.
X2 - to find what devices/appliances are disabled when the battery is disconnected,just push the knob "in" and see what is powered/ unpowered and then pull the knob "out" to see what's powered/unpowered - it's a learning by doing thing.
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I would like to add that this is one of the things that SHOULD be covered during your walk thru.

I am not sure how yours works I just twist mine.
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Check the voltage with it in and out.
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I would like to add that this is one of the things that SHOULD be covered during your walk thru.

I am not sure how yours works I just twist mine.
Are any of us really surprised that it wasn't ?
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Are any of us really surprised that it wasn't ?

It was in mine, the guy that took us thru said he was a 20 year+ RV user perhaps that is the diff.
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It was in mine, the guy that took us thru said he was a 20 year+ RV user perhaps that is the diff.
I should have been more clear - I meant to say/ask if any of us were surprised that the function of the battery disconnect wasn't covered in the PDI by the dealer?
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I should have been more clear - I meant to say/ask if any of us were surprised that the function of the battery disconnect wasn't covered in the PDI by the dealer?
You were clear, I would not be surprised if it was not covered.
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You were clear, I would not be surprised if it was not covered.
Me either - seems like some dealers don't know their product(s) or don't care.
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