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Old 10-28-2014, 09:57 PM   #11
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So, the only time the battery disconnect switch is off (pushed in) is when the TT is in storage or you are coming back from camping and you don't need the fridge, right?

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That is right, except that when you use your disconnect, sometimes there are things that they wire directly like your stereo for the clock or CO detector. You need to check for those things or it can still run down your batteries after pulling the disconnect. Best to be sure is disconnect your positive lead depending how it is wired. They are all different. No real blanket answer here.
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Old 10-28-2014, 11:07 PM   #12
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Thanks, I'll check it out..

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So, the only time the battery disconnect switch is off (pushed in) is when the TT is in storage or you are coming back from camping and you don't need the fridge, right?
Yeah, really the only time you need to use the disconnect is if you are storing it and not plugged in to "shore power." It will prevent the LP detector and other nuisance draws that you cannot shutoff from draining your battery.

You can tow with the disconnect pushed in since it the break-away switch for the brakes is direct wired to the battery. If you have a power tongue jack, the disconnect also bypasses that. Otherwise, it should kill everything else on the Roo.
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:38 AM   #14
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So, the only time the battery disconnect switch is off (pushed in) is when the TT is in storage or you are coming back from camping and you don't need the fridge, right?

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The answer is MAYBE. If you have a slide out with the Schwintek Slide, the battery needs to be left on during travel. This slide is held in the retracted position by the electric motors. No juice - no slide lock! The slide could come out going around a corner. It does not bypass the battery switch. It is hooked up through the battery disconnect switch.
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Old 10-29-2014, 02:13 PM   #15
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So far, the battery has not charged even the least bit. Next call is to the dealer for warranty work.


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Unless you completely drained the battery to the point that it cannot charge anymore.
You really need to test with a multimeter. You can get a free one at Harbor Freight, with a coupon.
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Got a multimeter from HF and checked the battery with the shore power unplugged. It showed 12.49 volts! I must have a loose wire somewhere as it does not even read anything on the power station, nor does anything work. Both 40 amp fuses are fine in the circuit box.
Any hints.....?
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Got a multimeter from HF and checked the battery with the shore power unplugged. It showed 12.49 volts! I must have a loose wire somewhere as it does not even read anything on the power station, nor does anything work. Both 40 amp fuses are fine in the circuit box.
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Current limiting circuit breaker located down stream of positive battery cable.

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Plugged into shore power shows the same reading of 12.49.

Where would I look for that?
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Old 10-30-2014, 04:38 PM   #20
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Plugged into shore power shows the same reading of 12.49.

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I 'll attach a few ways to test out your battery and converter. hope this helps you, good luck.
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File Type: pdf Manual - Power Distribution Center WF-8900 English.pdf (1.89 MB, 21 views)
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