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Old 12-24-2012, 12:06 AM   #1
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Batteries dead on new RV

We got to the storage yard and both batteries were dead. Got a jump start and hooked it up with the power cord to charge it up at home. Took it down to Newport Dunes for our first time out, everything was fine. Two weeks later, batteries dead again. Went to our dealer and they told us they probaly have a wire installed on the wrong post. Sure enough that was the problem. The replaced the engine battery, it was toast.

Drove up to Buellton, CA and stayed at Flying Flags for 2 nights. We had another couple with us, plus our dog. Plenty of room, it was a good trip. Checked on the batteries a week later and they were all up, life is good.

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Old 12-24-2012, 03:24 AM   #2
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Glad the battery issue was put to rest in short order..., they are the life-line to having an enjoyable trip!



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Old 12-24-2012, 07:35 AM   #3
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Wow, good thing more then just the batteries were not damaged with the cables on the wrong post!
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Old 12-24-2012, 08:17 AM   #4
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a week later and they were all up, life is good.
Yep. Life is good.

Glad to hear you've got that little problem taken care of.

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