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Old 06-04-2015, 11:23 PM   #11
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It's also possible by having it plugged in all the time at home you've killed the battery's ability to hold a charge. I'm not sure what's in the Cedar Creek's but it's a WFCO like mine then I don't think they're exactly the best for maintaining a battery. On mine, it appears to constantly supply power to the battery, which even at a trickle, can overcharge and thereby shorten the battery's lifespan.

For that matter, I'm in the market to replace mine, since it doesn't hold the charge long enough to power the slide once I go from home to the storage yard, and my AC Delco is only a little over 2 years old. At 3 years from a stock, dealer supplied, marine/RV battery you're probably due for a replacement. I agree with Yarome's assessment that you'll want to look for a decent true deep cycle battery as a replacement.
Oh i don't know......
My unit is a 2011 with the original "batteries" and mine is plugged in 24/7 365.
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Old 06-04-2015, 11:55 PM   #12
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Oh i don't know......
My unit is a 2011 with the original "batteries" and mine is plugged in 24/7 365.
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I'll never say anything against Turbs if I ever want a chance to taste some decent pulled smoked pork and homegrown beer...

As much as I want to comment.. I'll shut my mouth.
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:27 AM   #13
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I'll never say anything against Turbs if I ever want a chance to taste some decent pulled smoked pork and homegrown beer...

As much as I want to comment.. I'll shut my mouth.
Probably best!
But I can take it....... comment away!

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Oh i don't know......
My unit is a 2011 with the original "batteries" and mine is plugged in 24/7 365.
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Yes, but are you running with a WFCO converter? I thought I had read you had swapped over to a progressive dynamics instead which could make the difference.




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Old 06-05-2015, 08:21 AM   #15
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Yes, but are you running with a WFCO converter? I thought I had read you had swapped over to a progressive dynamics instead which could make the difference.




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Probably best!
But I can take it....... comment away!
I already got virtually "punched out" the last time I gave you grief over not changing your WFCO out yet.

What's the old adage, "seen but not heard".

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I already got virtually "punched out" the last time I gave you grief over not changing your WFCO out yet.

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OK, after several days of "dormancy", I am back on a mission to resolve this problem. This is what i have done. I disconnected battery while hooked to shore power. Reading was slightly over 14v coming from converter, which from what I hear is fine. Next I disconnected shore power and hooked connection to truck. Cables only reading 11.94v, which I also hear is not adequate to charge battery while underway. A "semi-retired" tech told me to check power at truck plug which I did and it read slightly over 14v. Checked the voltage inside the junction box in the kingpin and it is at 11.94. I had my brother wiggle and put pressure pushing in on the plug while taking reading and voltage never changed. have a bumper plug-in as well as a in-bed plug-in and both are reading good voltage coming from truck. My conclusion is that the plug is bad and will probably change entire pig-tail just to be safe and a neater/watertight job. Any opinions. Thanks for all the replies. They made me think, which at times is dangerous. Steve
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Job done. Changed 7-pin cord to truck. Made it to Riverview RV Park in Vidalia,LA yesterday and battery was fully charged. Yippee Skippy! Now on to next project: Front A/C keeps "peeing" on my bed. Follow me to the A/C repair forum!! Unless it's the same as this one and I'll be back. Steve
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