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Old 11-16-2012, 09:45 AM   #1
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should you leave plugged in w/batt disconected?

So if I unhook my battery for the winter, should I unhook shore power to the trailer when I'm not doing anything in the trailer? Or should I leave plugged in and switch converter breaker off?
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:11 AM   #2
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Our TT stays plugged in 24/7/365, thus no need to remove the batteries or switch the converter off. If you leave it plugged in, you can leave your batteries as is.
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:17 AM   #3
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So if I unhook my battery for the winter, should I unhook shore power to the trailer when I'm not doing anything in the trailer? Or should I leave plugged in and switch converter breaker off?
No need for shore power if battery disconnected (I'd recommend a battery tender while unhooked & check water levels periodically).
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:49 PM   #4
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I just didn't know if it would burn up the converter leaving it plugged in with battery disconnected
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:49 PM   #5
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I just didn't know if it would burn up the converter leaving it plugged in with battery disconnected
Newer progressive dynamics converters DO NOT need a battery to function properly.
While wfco converters also do not "need" a battery to run you cannot move slides or jacks without the battery
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:22 PM   #6
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Yep I have the wifco. I guess I'm just lazy, i could go out and try it and see what happens- afterall I still have 6.5 years of warranty!
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