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shepwv 02-12-2011 08:37 PM

17Z Converter/Charger Question
Can I hook up my camper to shore power without having the battery installed?? I have the batt in the garage on a maintainer and want to do a few things and don't wanna put the battery in until warmer weather.

RVhiker 02-12-2011 09:30 PM

With most newer converters you can run without the battery. Some older converters used the battery to moderate the dc voltage. Since yours is a 2010, I'll bet you'll be ok. Do be sure to check the battery terminals and make sure you don't develop a short from the positive battery cable to ground as your converter is trying to charge the absent battery.

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