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Old 07-17-2017, 08:02 AM   #21
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pop the top on your old battery and fill with distilled water to the bottom of the ring...
that will add some capacity...
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:39 AM   #22
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pop the top on your old battery and fill with distilled water to the bottom of the ring...
that will add some capacity...
Batteries are Maintenance Free !!!
Has no removal caps ???
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:55 AM   #23
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Maintenance free are not good batteries the have if it is always plugged in.
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Maintenance free are not good batteries the have if it is always plugged in.
Interesting !!!
Maybe if I replace them I should @ something else ???
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Unless they are Optima maintenance free, I would not use them. I am on my 6th season with my Interstates, I check the water in them 2 times during the season and add appropriately, still going strong. The chargers on these campers will boil let water inside them and then the water level gets low.
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Old 07-17-2017, 09:24 AM   #26
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Unless they are Optima maintenance free, I would not use them. I am on my 6th season with my Interstates, I check the water in them 2 times during the season and add appropriately, still going strong. The chargers on these campers will boil let water inside them and then the water level gets low.
Maybe that is what has happen ???
I am showing over 13 V and well over 12v when I test them with load tester !
They just don't seem to be holding the charge very long,,, we have only boondock twice in the last 2 years,,, for one day & one night,,, batteries have died both times !!! This year I used the Genny to put slides out,,, and we watched TV for just over 1 hour before the died !!!
Maybe I am expecting too much ???
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They should last longer than that, is your TV a 12 volt tv? If you have a generator, use that to charge them. Somehow it seems like something is draining them to go dead that quick
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They should last longer than that, is your TV a 12 volt tv? If you have a generator, use that to charge them. Somehow it seems like something is draining them to go dead that quick
Yes TV is 12v,,, I agree with something draining them ???
Drained them to the point I had to start MH,,, so I could start Genny !!!
Not willing @ this time to spend a lot of $$$ to find out what it might be !!!
As I said we only boondock 1 day a year,,, so I will just try to keep Genny's Pic 0 Crap Carb clean !!!
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