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Old 05-04-2017, 10:21 PM   #1
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When radio power is shut off. It still had clock digital read out. Should this be enough to drain my battery.
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Old 05-04-2017, 10:53 PM   #2
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When radio power is shut off. It still had clock digital read out. Should this be enough to drain my battery.
It will eventually, you should have a battery disconnect you can switch off if it's going to sit for a long time. Mine is up front close to the battery mounted to the frame.
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Wasn't sure since I just purchased a 2011 Dutchman and may have the original battery, but there are a couple of looks like little red covers mounted on the frame that lead from the battery, I will check these out again thank you for your reply.
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Just an FYI, while I can't speak to your RV, on mine, even when I switch the battery disconnect, I still have ghost draws on my battery from things like CO detector, etc. that will eventually drain your battery.
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Just an FYI, while I can't speak to your RV, on mine, even when I switch the battery disconnect, I still have ghost draws on my battery from things like CO detector, etc. that will eventually drain your battery.
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My battery disconnect is on the negative cable, once on there is no battery to the TT. NO more drain with all the ghost draws. Turning off the panel does not completely disconnect the battery.
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but there are a couple of looks like little red covers mounted on the frame that lead from the battery, I will check these out again thank you for your reply.
Just a thought...
If those little red covers are about an inch and a half long and half inch wide, they are probably self resetting breakers, not battery disconnects.

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My battery disconnect is on the negative cable, once on there is no battery to the TT. NO more drain with all the ghost draws. Turning off the panel does not completely disconnect the battery.
Correct. I should have added that.
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This is the one I use. Mounted to the back of the battery box. Got it at amazon. Not the less expensive, do not waste time on a cheaper one.
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