No Battery Charging

No Battery Charging

July 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

No Battery Charging  During a trip from Canada to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, I drove to the Flying J Travel Plaza in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for an overnight stop. The temperature outside of the RV was minus-8 degrees Fahrenheit, and the furnace ran until midnight when the low-battery warning came on. I started the engine but [...]

Electrical Problem

July 10, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

By Ken Freund I replaced all batteries in my motorhome. I checked voltage use from negative posts to ground of the coach battery and found an 8-volt draw on my batteries. I checked all 12-volt circuits and couldn’t find a short. I don’t know what to check next. Can you help me? My motorhome is [...]

Battery Basics for Your RV

Battery Basics for Your RV

May 27, 2011 by · 14 Comments 

By Ken Freund Batteries are essential for unplugged camping, yet they often get no attention until there’s a problem, which is often too late to save them. Here’s a quick primer: Popular RV batteries come in three basic types: Conventional flooded electrolyte, gelled electrolyte and absorbed glass mat (AGM). Flooded batteries have been around the [...]