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Old 06-23-2014, 08:46 PM   #1
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Storing Battery

Just bought my first Hybrid a Jayco X18D and a newby to RVing. I have one question for now and it has to do with storing my HTT for more than a month before use. Do I disconnect the battery or keep it connected?
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Old 06-23-2014, 09:32 PM   #2
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Old 06-23-2014, 09:46 PM   #3
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Then check water levels in battery cells, and recharge for several hours before departure
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Old 06-24-2014, 07:51 AM   #4
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Battery has a fuse link - better to take fuse out or disconnect.

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Old 06-24-2014, 09:05 AM   #5
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I pulled the fuse on the 23B until several batt's went on a walk-about at the storage lot. I then started removing it. I bought a spare batt box and set the batt in it just inside the doorway so I wouldn't have to worry about acid getting on the floor. The spare box would go to the garage while we were camping. Wing nuts in place of the hex nuts made removal/installation a snap.
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Old 06-24-2014, 11:26 AM   #6
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I pull my batteries and keep them on a battery tender in my garage at home.
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Old 06-24-2014, 01:07 PM   #7
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I pull my batteries and keep them on a battery tender in my garage at home.
This is what I do in the winter. Through the summer we use the hybrid enough to not worry about losing the charge.
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Old 06-24-2014, 02:18 PM   #8
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If at home I just plug mine into a 20 amp circuit to keep the battery charged. I turn off the Refrigerator and leave it open. That way the battery stays charged and I have power to do any work I need to do in there. If not at home I take the battery and gas tank out and take them home. To many people think someone else's stuff is theirs.
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Thanks for all the feed back.
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