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Old 02-27-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
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Furnace question on Feather Sport model

I bought a 2010 Jay Feather Sport 165 today and was reading through an owner's manual for 2008 Jay Feather models that I found online (I assume its' still pretty applicable for 2010 models).

A curious thing: Regarding the furnace, the OM said that it relies on both propane and 12-volt DC to operate. But, what if I'm hooked up to an AC outlet provided by the campground? Would the furnace still use the DC (battery)? It seems like this would really run the battery down fast.

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Old 02-27-2010, 08:18 PM   #2
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Welcome to RVing. FYI - There are several things in an RV that are 12V powered even though you are hooked up to AC shore power. These include lights, refrig, heat, attic exhaust fans and any slides, electric jacks etc. When you go dry camping (no shore power etc) you will have to learn to watch your battery consumption, unless you have a generator.

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