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Old 05-18-2014, 05:52 PM   #1
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Coach Battery Question

Hello Gang,

Hope this is the place for my question. We just park our 2015 Sunseeker 3050S on a storage lot of a campground. I just realized that I left the Coach Battery Switch on.

I can't get back up there till tomorrow afterwork to turn it off. We have nothing running so our question is how long will those batteries last if the switch is left on. It will be about 30 hours of being left on before I get there.

Also, if they go dead, will simply plugging into shore power enough to start charging them. Also, with dead coach batteries, can I still run everything on the coach plugged into Shore Power until they reach full charge?

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Old 05-18-2014, 05:59 PM   #2
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They should be fine. If for some reason they go dead, plug the coach in and the charger will take care of it. Once you are plugged into shore power the converter takes over. In other words it will convert 110vac to 12vdc and the charger side of the converter will charge your batteries. Plugged into shore power or running on generator makes everything functional.
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Just for kicks, check the water level of the batteries.
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Old 05-18-2014, 06:09 PM   #4
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They should be fine. If for some reason they go dead, plug the coach in and the charger will take care of it. Once you are plugged into shore power the converter takes over. In other words it will convert 110vac to 12vdc and the charger side of the converter will charge your batteries. Plugged into shore power or running on generator makes everything functional.
Sweet... That was my thinking, but I just wanted to be shore..

Thanks for responding so fast...
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Old 05-18-2014, 06:11 PM   #5
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Just for kicks, check the water level of the batteries.
Probably a good idea. Even though everything is only a 45 days old, I should keep an eye on them..
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Old 05-19-2014, 07:54 AM   #6
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You should only check the battery fluid when FULLY charged. Otherwise you may over fill them.

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You should only check the battery fluid when FULLY charged. Otherwise you may over fill them.

2000 Cherokee 31BH, "flipped axles and raised",LEDs, solar, inverter, etc..aka "boondock ready". '07 Tundra 5.7L DC-LB, modded as well.

You are correct.. I'll do that this weekend.

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