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Old 06-14-2012, 01:07 PM   #15
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Good. You avoided, for now, the battery grim reaper.

Now check them frequently to see if they hold a charge.


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Old 06-14-2012, 02:17 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by overlander63 View Post
Aage, the way our older trailers are wired is different from Shane's. He has two batteries mounted in the tool box on the A frame, snd ours have single batteries mounted in a compartment at the rear of the trailer.
His teailer is wired with a pair of automotive cable end coming from inside to one battery, with a pair of jumper wires going to the second battery. The breakaway switch and jack are on a separate wire that will need to be attached to the threaded terminal where the positive jumper wire is connected.
Thanks for the explanation, Terry.

If it's to be, it's up to me.
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:21 PM   #17

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Shouldn't I be able to use my electric jack while plugged into shore power?


Yes....ours duz. Even without the batts installed.


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"Sticks & stones can break your bones...and hail will dent your Airstream"

So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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