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Old 06-09-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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Check your battery box....

Something that isn't covered by PDI usually, or maybe you had your battery replaced by your dealer during de-winterization. Mine is a new TT, and was discovered as I was doing my own detailed inspection, and setting up the trailer as I wanted it. This is a real potential for a big problem. The service department where I bought my TT was notified. Hopefully it won't happen to someone else.

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Old 06-09-2012, 04:47 PM   #2
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I have seen this before - seems to be very common - if they would have just loosened the nut and moved the wire just a little it wouldnt be an issue
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Old 06-09-2012, 05:21 PM   #3
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Yeah but they saved 10 cents of #8 AWG wire!

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Old 06-09-2012, 05:44 PM   #4
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was looking thru my pictures and this is how I ran my wires across the battery
Havent had any issues - been like this way for a while too - I opened it up today to replace the single battery switch and made it a dual battery switch and re-ran one of the positive wires.
I also ran 6 Gauge wire even though the camper is wired with 8 gauge
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Old 06-09-2012, 06:12 PM   #5
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I have seen this before - seems to be very common - if they would have just loosened the nut and moved the wire just a little it wouldnt be an issue
Yes, but there was enough wire to route it properly. I turned the battery around and took the wires out of the front of the box. Without a fuse, and against the post like it was, possibly, over time, there could be an intermittant problem, or worse a direct short.
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