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Old 06-09-2013, 03:16 PM   #11
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turn the switch off and hook up the charger, 6 v mode and let the charger, not the converter take over.
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Old 06-09-2013, 03:47 PM   #12
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You can disconnect and charge each 6V battery individually with the 6V mode on you charger or charge both with the 12V mode.
The RV Doctor: Charging 6-Volt RV Batteries
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:04 PM   #13
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You can disconnect and charge each 6V battery individually with the 6V mode on you charger or charge both with the 12V mode.
The RV Doctor: Charging 6-Volt RV Batteries
Thanks for the link.Right now I disconnected the batteries from the trailer and have my charger on one 6 v battery charging.But doing it as a 12v set up might be faster or ?
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:37 PM   #14
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How old are the batteries and how often have they been completely or near dead?
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I had not considered this:
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Just went and checked the battery progress,charging on my battery charger and the one 6v battery is almost there .It is reading into the good on the hydrometer.

Also never did get an answer, if anyone knows. If you have your trailer plugged into house power and have the kill switch in the off position ,are you maintaining charge on the batteries? Or does the kill switch need to be in the on position.
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The kill switch disconnects the battery from the converter, but if solar is installed it will still charge the batteries.
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Old 06-10-2013, 03:20 PM   #18
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Charging two six volts in series is no different than what our trailers do all the time. Some seem to disagree with me as to my belief that it is very important to have the jumper wire between the two 6 volts be a nice large good quality wire with as little voltage drop as possible. Most battery chargers do some sort of analysis on the battery state of charge prior to charging and during the charging and a voltage drop across this particular connection will fool most chargers as not allow for a proper full charge.
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Old 06-10-2013, 03:56 PM   #19
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How old are the batteries and how often have they been completely or near dead?
I just replaced the group27 batteries in my rig because they wouldn't keep a charge and one battery was older than the other and I may have drained them to under 40% on a couple of occasions.
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Old 06-10-2013, 06:15 PM   #20
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Here's a newbie question for you: where is this kill switch you're talking about? I don't recall seeing anything that looks like it, but then I've never remembered to specifically look for it when I've been looking at the converter and/or battery.

btw, I've got the single 12v battery, if that makes a difference.
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