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Old 09-03-2015, 10:16 AM   #1
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current drain

I have a 2004 surveyor. If left for a couple weeks the batteries are depleted. What might cause this? I pulled fuse 5 for the tv/stereo and there is a spark (drain) when I reconnect it. What else could be on this circuit? Thanks

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Old 09-03-2015, 02:30 PM   #2
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The propane detector is powered from the battery. I'm not sure if your fridge control board requires 12 volts, but if it does then it constantly draws a tiny bit of power even when it's off.

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Old 09-03-2015, 10:00 PM   #3
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modern RVs have numerous parasitic power drains.
unless you keep it plugged into shore power or install a battery disconnect switch, your battery will be dead in a few days.
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