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Old 01-19-2014, 09:47 AM   #1
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Battery Charging

I have 2014 White Hawk 21DSRB. I put a outlet near my storage pad to plug the trailer in when I am getting ready to leave or working on it. My question is about battery charging system.
Will the batteries get hurt or over serviced if I leave it plugged in ?
Or should I watch the monitor and let them discharge say to 50% and then plug in again till they are fully charged ?
Which is better for the life of the batteries?
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Old 01-19-2014, 10:08 AM   #2
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The newer Jaycos have smart chargers on them so they will not overcharge the battery. You can leave them plugged in.

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https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...highlight=iota
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Old 01-19-2014, 06:28 PM   #3
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x2 what Crabby said.
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Leave it plugged in. Btw 50% DOD is hard on batteries.
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Our trailer is always plugged in.
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:36 AM   #6
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Our trailer is always plugged in.
Mine is plugged in to the sun....
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X3 with what Crabby has to say. One critical thing to remember, these batteries are NOT maintenance free, so you need to check the water levels in the batteries a few times a year. When you need to add water ONLY use DISTILLED water.
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