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Old 11-29-2015, 08:50 PM   #1
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Bad Battery

If you always camp on shore power does it matter if you have a battery that doesn't hold much of a charge on its own? Will it overwork the battery charger or something?
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Old 11-30-2015, 04:41 AM   #2
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A bad battery will cause all kinds of problems. replace it. If completely dead, your slides will not work proper. Can also cause un due strain on some of the wiring .
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Old 11-30-2015, 05:36 AM   #3
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Yes your charger will always be trying to recharge the battery but more importantly your battery is needed to power emergency brake a way system.
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Old 11-30-2015, 06:52 PM   #4
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A bad battery will overwork the convertor and cause pre-mature failure and that failure can have many different forms. Failure at a very bad time, undervoltage, even worse overvoltage, and the worst, a fire. As the old adage states, "you can pay now or pay more later".
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Old 11-30-2015, 07:28 PM   #5
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I depend on a strong battery when running the tongue jack up and down. At those times I am not on shore power and the truck is not running.
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