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Old 10-19-2020, 03:00 PM   #1
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Battery Damage

Will it harm my battery to leave my camper plugged in when not being used? As in all through the winter.
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Old 10-19-2020, 03:19 PM   #2
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Be sure battery is topped off with distilled water and check it every few months.
Personally, I would not do this. I use a battery tender Jr to keep my battery charged. Plus I have a battery disconnect which I turn OFF while in storage.
Others post here all the time that they leave theirs plugged in so you should be OK.
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Many people do it but you will have to keep an eye on the battery electrolyte level. If it gets below the indicator in the fill holes you will have to top it off with distilled water. And no, bottled or filtered water will not work.
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Many people do it but you will have to keep an eye on the battery electrolyte level. If it gets below the indicator in the fill holes you will have to top it off with distilled water. And no, bottled or filtered water will not work.
I keep mine plugged in at home all the time, even during the winter. I just monitor the electrolyte levels. We rarely have extended freezing temperatures on our island.
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