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Old 05-16-2015, 09:32 PM   #1
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I just got my 2013 221rbxl cruise lite yesterday. Had a few questions hopefully someone can weigh in. 1. If I have the trailer hooked up to electricity at my home will it charge the battery while plugged in. 2. While I was cleaning I was listening to the sound system, is it powered only by battery? Or while trailer plugged in would it run off that power? I posted a question yesterday and nobody bit hahaga. I was wondering, while pulling the trailer it was making creaking groaning squeaking noises. Is this normal? Ps: it has a cd radio combo player. Thanks any help would be appreciated.
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Old 05-16-2015, 10:07 PM   #2
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The battery does charge while the power is plugged in, the sound system is DC and runs off the battery, if you are plugged in the power charges the battery while the sound system is using the DC power.

The hitch and stabilizer system "if equipped" does make it's fair share of noise at low speeds, mostly while turning or backing up.

These are all things we had to learn about too, Welcome to RVing!
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Old 05-16-2015, 10:16 PM   #3
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The battery does charge while the pow
I really appreciate the quick response! Thank you. It's good to know this forum offers a quick wealth of knowledge.
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Old 05-18-2015, 08:21 AM   #4
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The battery does charge while the power is plugged in, the sound system is DC and runs off the battery, if you are plugged in the power charges the battery while the sound system is using the DC power.

The hitch and stabilizer system "if equipped" does make it's fair share of noise at low speeds, mostly while turning or backing up.

These are all things we had to learn about too, Welcome to RVing!
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Old 05-31-2015, 03:30 PM   #5
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Hey Nash, I am thinking we need to talk. I believe you may have bought the trailer we traded in. That's good news as we loved that trailer. Just wanted more space. But I can answer all you questions.

We left it plugged in all the time and keep the battery charged. When in storage you will need to disconnect the battery as the electronics will drain it. That trailer does not have a disconnect our new one does. I bought one to add and never got around to it. You can have it if you like. The battery is tight and hard to get at between the trailer and propane tanks.

Your creaking is most likely from your weight distribution hitch.
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Old 05-31-2015, 07:33 PM   #6
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Hey Nash, I am thinking we need to talk. I believe you may have bought the trailer we traded in. That's good news as we loved that trailer. Just wanted more space. But I can answer all you questions.

We left it plugged in all the time and keep the battery charged. When in storage you will need to disconnect the battery as the electronics will drain it. That trailer does not have a disconnect our new one does. I bought one to add and never got around to it. You can have it if you like. The battery is tight and hard to get at between the trailer and propane tanks.

Your creaking is most likely from your weight distribution hitch.

Right on!! That's the modle. It just might be yours. I got it at Sarnia RV Centre. I love it so far. If it was your rig it looks like you took excellent care if it. All my friends didn't believe me when I said it was used! Hahaha. I look forward to chatting with you further. This is my first ever TT. Small world after all.
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Old 05-31-2015, 07:41 PM   #7
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As for your hitch, it will POP sometimes and personally when it rained, I had a friction sway bar that would growl at me when it was wet.
That first time those chains pop, you are going to think you just lost your trailer.
If your plugged into shore power, you won't run anything down using it. The radio will run down about the same rate as the one in your car if not plugged in. So a few hours of use, isn't going to hurt anything if not plugged in.
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