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Old 09-10-2016, 04:02 PM   #11
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I use a Battery Minder also with a accessory plug that fits into 12V outlet in the dash. I plug it in the the same 110v outlet as the TV. As was previously said it works well as long as your MH is plugged in.
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Old 09-10-2016, 04:04 PM   #12
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okay great thank you. Did you run the wire from the battery through the cab to the cigarette lighter to make it a more permanent
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Old 09-10-2016, 04:48 PM   #13
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Sorry, don't understand the question. The cigarette lighter/aka power point is connected directly to the battery (via fuse of course) with no additional wiring. The power points in my cab are always hot irregardless of ignition switch position.
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Old 09-10-2016, 04:52 PM   #14
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If your power point is hot, doesn't it come from the cab battery? If so, is it ok to plug your battery tender in that? Also, how did you run the cable from the battery to inside the cab? Thanks. Sorry I am new to the whole electrical system of a motorhome.
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The power point is fed directly from the chassis aka cab battery. No need to run an additional set of wires. The power point will feed the battery. The wires don't care which way the power is going. The battery will feed the power point or the power point will feed the battery. Plug the Battery Tender directly into the power point which will charge the battery.
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so to clarify. the whole unit (the battery tender junior) stays in the cab connected via cigarette adapter to power plug? Nothing is wired to the battery correct?
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That's right. The Battery Tender is connected to AC power, then the 12VDC output of the Battery Tender is connected to the power point on the dash of the cab. This cab power point goes directly to the cab battery and charges it via the Battery Tender.
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ok great. so all i need is the tender junior and the cigarette adapter. Thanks Don for all of your help.
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Old 09-10-2016, 05:30 PM   #19
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No more dead batteries for you mon! I struggled with the problem on my first MH until I figured out the parasitic draw. I've been using the Tender for the last 9 years and have had no battery problems since.
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