Originally Posted by Car-los
The MH has only one battery- anybody ever try having a spare they haul around when dry camping that can be piggy backed to the first one? There is no room in the MH battery compartment for a permanent second one.
The problem with hauling around a second battery and then hooking it up is that the batteries will not have an EQUAL charge. The battery that is your permanent battery should have a full charge from driving, but your battery that you are hauling and then connecting will not be EQUALLY charged. What happens then is that the battery that is not charged like the main one will reduce the power from the charged battery, which will have an affect on your output.
In your case I do not see any alternative, unless you can relocate your batteries to another compartment. Maybe with enough complaints/requests JAYCO will make some needed changes in future models.
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