Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-16-2014, 06:02 AM   #11
Senior Member
tnchuck100's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Sparta, TN
Posts: 1,174
Originally Posted by cb1000rider View Post
Short "other" note, I found out that the OEM charger on my Jayco would cook batteries pretty good if I left them being charged 24/7. They'd be powered up to 14.2.. They'd outgass and cook if I didn't stay on top of the water level.
You didn't say what year your camper was. If it was an older model it may not have had a smart charger. Most later model (2005+) campers have 3 stage smart chargers and can remain on 24/7 without cooking the battery.

If yours IS a late model and stays at 14.2 V the converter is defective.

Chuck - Sparta, TN
2012 Jay Flight 22FB, 2 x Honda EU2000i
2013 GMC Yukon XL Denali AWD

EDUCATION is what you get when you read the fine print.....
EXPERIENCE is what you get when you don't.
tnchuck100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 11:30 AM   #12
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 123
2005 model motor home (Granite Ridge). The charger had an option for a module that turned it into a "smart/smarter" charger. I've added the module. Easiest upgrade ever.

cb1000rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2014, 05:17 PM   #13
Senior Member
dougfir1's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Selah, Washington
Posts: 131
Thanks everyone for your input. I will purchase a volt meter to check the voltage in the TT and go from there. The expertise I see in these replies is really impressive.

2011 Jayflight 23FB G2
2003 Chevy 1500 4x4
Wife Peggy and 2 Beagles and a rescue Cocker Spaniel
2007 Yamaha Grizzly 400 ATV and Yamaha 2000 watt Genny
Me/retired insurance claims and DW/retired RN.
"If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy."-Red Green
dougfir1 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.