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Old 05-12-2018, 04:12 PM   #11
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Electric shut off

My battery is about dead every time I go out to check the camper(175bh). Is there an easy way to stop the battery drain?
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Old 05-12-2018, 05:13 PM   #12
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Disconnect the battery cables.
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Old 05-12-2018, 09:12 PM   #13
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put a solar charger on it to assist with the vampires.
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Old 05-12-2018, 11:08 PM   #14
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Not a bad idea to use a solar panel, but it will need a charge controller that is out of the weather or it will ruin the batteries. I may need to add a box for the batteries so I can do this.
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Old 05-12-2018, 11:17 PM   #15
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Not a bad idea to use a solar panel, but it will need a charge controller that is out of the weather or it will ruin the batteries. I may need to add a box for the batteries so I can do this.
I bought this:

https://www.ebay.com/i/371320368327?chn=ps

and one of these: battery problem solved. Works GREAT.
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Old 05-12-2018, 11:27 PM   #16
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While plugged into shore power, the solar charger goes to FLOAT charge. I hooked it up and placed the solar so if I wanted to add other panels, I could just re-arrange connectors on the roof (cut a tywrap).
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Old 05-14-2018, 05:20 PM   #17
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At my dealership, they unscrewed the box panel to the right once you open the pass through door. Iím surprised they donít put a cabinet door on there to access it easier. I might modify mine to make it easier to access. Hope this helps.
This is how the dealer accessed our bypass as well, via the driver side pass through. It took them a bit to figure it out. I think I will add a small door to that panel this summer.
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Old 05-14-2018, 07:42 PM   #18
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I had to take 4 screws out to access the back of the heater. Added hinges and a latch and now I can access it and check hoses for leaks with no extra work.
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Old 05-15-2018, 05:33 PM   #19
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Who actually travels with a full fresh water tank in their Kodiak? I've been leery to do it myself.
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Old 05-17-2018, 04:50 AM   #20
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I was expecting the interior 110 outlets to work when I plugged into the shore line. Not getting any power. Am I missing something?
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