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Old 05-23-2018, 07:30 PM   #1
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Battery draining in less than 24hrs

Why? Is converter going out? This was a brand new battery,
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A little more information please....

Your rig, how you're camping, etc.
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If it's literally a brand new battery, it may be a bad battery. Have had that happen myself. You can take and have it tested at an auto store.
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Need a ton more info. If you are boondocking with no shore power or generator or solar and running lights water pump radio etc that would not be unexpected at all.
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Unless you know how much current is being drawn from the battery there's no way of knowing whether or not it's the battery's problem.

That's why I invested in a Victron Battery Monitor. Others that read current draw would help too.

The monitor has allowed me to actually log how much power each and every device connected to my 12V system draws. Big draw is furnace. Lights can surprise you too, especially if you have more than you need turned on at the same time.

Then there is battery size. A group 24 will go "flat" a lot quicker than a 27, 29, or 31. What size is yours?
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This story starts with I was getting rv ready for trip. I started checking everything when I was bring in the bunk slideout in. I held the button to long I guess, then none of the slides would work. I found the little reset button at that lit block by the battery and I reset. But before I did that, I messed with some wires in the shop where I plugged the rv into. The ceiling fan lights got real bright. I then re-wired back.
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May have blown the converter fuses. There are two of them. 30 amp I believe. Start there.
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1) Measure voltage with converter powered and make sure it's over 13+V.

2) Disconnect battery cable and put a meter measuring between the cable lead and the battery and measure current.

Start pulling out fuses one at a time to see which circuit is drawing the current that is draining your battery.
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Why? Is converter going out? This was a brand new battery,
Just because the battery is new doesn't mean it is any good. Have it load tested.
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