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Old 04-19-2015, 07:34 PM   #11
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Let it charge. I'm going to bed early!
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Old 04-19-2015, 08:09 PM   #12
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50% is considered dead, like Norty said, let it charge, also check the fluid level in the batteries
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Old 04-19-2015, 08:14 PM   #13
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Thank you, battery is on the charger. Sooo that would in deed indicate that my converter was not doing its job keeping the battery floated/charged. I will try my slides when the batt is 100%.... oh and battery has water
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Thank you, battery is on the charger. Sooo that would in deed indicate that my converter was not doing its job keeping the battery floated/charged. I will try my slides when the batt is 100%.... oh and battery has water
Not necessarily, your batteries could be toast. Don't condem one or the other until you can confirm. What did the volt meter say before you put the charger on? You could possibly have a bad cell.
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Okay battery is at 100%, I hooked it up and slides act the same way. They sort of grunt and nothing. I still have the converter out.... I'm not even sure what to trouble shoot next.
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What do you mean batteries are at 100%?? After you take the charger off of the batteries, they should 12.7 or better voltage. Try to use some battery power without the charger hooked up. (Try a slide) Retest the voltage on your batteries. If they have dropped in voltage at all, you probably have junk batteries. I would try charging my batteries with another charger before I jumped to any conclusions.
If you don't have a digital volt meter, there is really no way to be sure where your problem is.
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What do you mean batteries are at 100%?? After you take the charger off of the batteries, they should 12.7 or better voltage. Try to use some battery power without the charger hooked up. (Try a slide) Retest the voltage on your batteries. If they have dropped in voltage at all, you probably have junk batteries. I would try charging my batteries with another charger before I jumped to any conclusions.
If you don't have a digital volt meter, there is really no way to be sure where your problem is.
Ok fair enough on the voltage, the charger is digital and showed 100% charged. The charger works fine as I had to charge my car battery this morning. The charger was not hooked up when I tried it, I had unhooked the charger, hooked the battery up to the camper and tried it.
This is a brand new camper, brand new battery (not to say the battery can't be bad), was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.

If I can get the damn slide in it will go back to dealer, was hoping something easier.
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I would call the dealer and ask for assistance. They should be able to guide you thru getting the slide in and get them involved in the fix.
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Yep, this is what I am doing Norty, just shot an email to Jayco customer service is well.

Only reason I bought a brand new camper was to avoid this crap. Crazy!

Thanks for the help.
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Got a new converter from the dealer today. Same thing is going . So the first picture is some sort of controller I could hear above the switches in the cabinet above the sink. If I pull voltage on the two power legs it shows just under 10 volts with lights on and 12 with lights off. The second picture shows the converter and voltage is 15 volts on both sets of legs to and from battery I assume.
Where am I losing that much votage? Oh and battery is 12.7 volts.
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