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Old 10-22-2011, 07:05 PM   #1
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Battery Switch

Does it disconnect the battery when you pull out or push in the switch?
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:09 PM   #2
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I think a picture would help out here.
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:21 PM   #3
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might have to stick a volt meter on the terminals to be sure .
otherwise turn on lights in camper then push button or pull it to see when the turn off .
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:26 PM   #4
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Does it disconnect the battery when you pull out or push in the switch?

i think you need to give us more info. what switch are you talking about? like was said, a pic is worth a thousand words.

Roo hybrids don't have a battery disconnect switch unless you installed it or the previous owner did.
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:07 PM   #5
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The switch in our 2012 Roo 183 (brand new) is located below the fridge, a little silver knob, push/pull affair. I tried the trick of leaving the lights on and activating the switch, but I guess when the trailer is plugged in, the converter is giving the system 12-13 volts dc. I wish they would put a wiring diagram for the whole trailer. Oh well
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:23 PM   #6
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true if its plugged in the lights will stay lit !
you have to unplug it
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i looked at some pics/videos of the 2012 183 and i did see a round silver thing on the front of the converter/breaker/fuse panel's cover.
is that what you're talking about?
if so, i've never seen that on any Roo/Shamrock. didn't they tell you in the walkthrough what it did or what it was for?

the converter's manual should have some info what it's for.
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No, this silver knob is about 6-12 inches away from the converter, but on the same level. It's definitly a battery kill switch, i just need to figure out which position does what.
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I've got a 2012. Must be something new with the 2012 1/2's because mine doesn't have this.

And, why would they put a disconnect so far away from the battery?
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Well, as far as so far away from the battery.... it is right beside the converter and it is inside out of the elements. All they had to do was break the lines coming into the converter......Maybe
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