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Old 03-09-2003, 11:33 AM   #29
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Just in case anyone is still using an original Univolt in their vintage unit (my Univolt is still in use since 1967) and has had problems with battery boiling here is Airstream's bulletin to dealers on how to deal with the problem.
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Old 03-09-2003, 11:40 AM   #30
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And here is the accompanying diagram (I had to split the dealer bulletin into two parts because of size restrictions).
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Now that is some great information for those with the original setup. Thanks.
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Still learning and learning alot!!!!!!1

I am going out to the A/S and getting my service manual and actually studying it this time!!!

Thanks again to everyone for the excellent info and experience.
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Okay, so I am going with a double throw switch as John suggested, and a filter capacitor. AS far as the filter capacitor goes where would I obtain this and what size would I look for?

Also while I am picking your brains, I am really going to start to watch my battery voltage, what #'s am I looking for? A full charge is 12.63? then get it back on a charger at 12.18? are these right? if they are, when I get it down to 12.18 do I try the BM and if it keeps up with usage at the time I just keep it on? If I try the BM and it starts to dip below 12.18 do I kick in the Univolt until I reach 12.63 then go back to BM????

Have I told you lately how awesome you guys are to be helping out an amateur like me
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