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Old 07-18-2014, 08:42 PM   #1
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2015 Wildwood Battery Draining

We just received our trailer. I towed it to my storage place and dry parked it. I made sure nothing was on and locked it up. When I went to pick it up for our first excursion, the battery was dead. I thought OK maybe I left something on. So this time i double checked and had my wife check everything as well. Our battery was full from recharging. I went back a week later and the battery is down to 2/3 full. What would be on that is draining the battery. The only thing I can find with a light on is the Monoxide alarm? I detached the batter so I wouldn't loose any more power. Any ideas what might be running?
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Old 07-18-2014, 09:19 PM   #2
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here is one thread that talks about battery drain.

battery drain (dead)
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Old 07-18-2014, 10:36 PM   #3
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Check your antenna booster, they are power vampires as well.
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Old 07-18-2014, 11:21 PM   #4
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since newer RV's have numerous parasitic power drains, you need to keep it plugged into shore power or install a battery disconnect switch, otherwise you'll keep finding a dead battery.

or you can simply unhook the battery like you did.
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Looks like ill just install a disconnect and that would be yh5e easiest solution. Thanks everyone.
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:26 AM   #6
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Looks like ill just install a disconnect and that would be yh5e easiest solution. Thanks everyone.
That's what I do... There's some little things I think you just can't get turned off that drain it out.
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Old 07-22-2014, 01:17 PM   #7
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2015 Wildwood Battery Draining

Just went out and check my battery after reading this. It's only been a month since we used it last and the battery is dead.
2015 TT with an interstate battery.
I'll be disconnecting till I get a battery shut off.


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Old 07-22-2014, 11:41 PM   #8
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A battery disconnect is the only way to go. Besides the CO detector, the clocks on our Jensen stereo and microwave also draw power. And I always triple check the antenna booster - because I have left it on before.


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