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Old 07-17-2016, 12:39 PM   #1
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OK so this past week the wife and I were at a local county park and a storm knocked out the power for 9 hours. I wasn't too worried until the fridge lost power within a few hours. Shouldn't the inverter run that? It showed a low battery indicator, however, all of the batteries were showing full charge. What am I doing wrong? Also, what all should the inverter run?

We still had power to the lights but that was it.
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Old 07-17-2016, 01:08 PM   #2
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Depends on your battery set up. Without power, they would run any 12 volt circuits. The inverter only runs the refrigerator.

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Old 07-17-2016, 01:55 PM   #3
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Shouldn't the fridge last longer than a few hours? Why would the inverter show low battery if the rest of the battery bank is showing fully charged?
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Old 07-17-2016, 02:05 PM   #4
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Sometimes these campers are not hooked up right. The place where I brought my camper at had the batteries hooked up wrong. They had four batteries hooked up but not the way two batteries would get charged


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Old 07-17-2016, 02:08 PM   #5
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The batteries have to be hooked up so that all the batteries get charged. My camper batteries were not hooked up right, you may have something different. A picture of the batteries would be nice


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Old 07-17-2016, 02:12 PM   #6
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When I get home tomorrow I'll try to grab a picture of the batteries
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Old 07-17-2016, 02:28 PM   #7
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If you have 4 6 volt batteries this is how they should be connected. Learned the hard way for several days until CC sent me an updated diagram. The one in the battery bay was incorrect. Click image for larger version

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Old 07-17-2016, 02:42 PM   #8
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Thanks Ttanous
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Ours was wired incorrectly by the dealer we bought from. I asked them to follow the system Ttanous posted but no dice.

The first thing I did was wire the 4 6volt batteries as suggested.

If you have 4 6v batteries I'd double check and see how they are wired together.
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