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Old 04-30-2018, 11:55 AM   #1
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New Aire Chasis battery dead

After a few days of sitting my chasis batteries are dead. I am charging the batteries with a mid sized charge, BUT is there a switch that will allow the house batteries to start the coach? Did a good job turning off the invertor and used the 12v disconnect BUT didn’t turn the Chasis battery off.
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Yes, on your dash is a booster rocker switch. Hold it down while you start the coach.
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Hi - Another option would be to start the generator. After a few minutes try the engine.

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Hi - Another option would be to start the generator. After a few minutes try the engine.

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the genset starts off the chassis batteries, does it not ?

might not be enough juice for it to start....
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Hi - No, as a general rule generators are set to start off the house batteries so that if the chassis batteries are flat you can start the generator to start the engine.

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Charlievette-

Sorry to hear about your experience. I had the same thing happen. The battery boost switch to access the coach batteries worked great. I now turn off my chassis battery whenever I leave the coach parked for more than 24 hours.

Check out the previous thread entitled "Dead Chassis Batteries on New Aire." It contains some useful information.
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Old 05-01-2018, 04:01 PM   #8
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The booster rocker switch gets it going. The gen battery was also dead. Fortunately I was at home and had a charger. The documentation in the New Aire owners manual is pathetic, but the owners forum has rescued me ...again. I think I am becoming a certified Air head. I want to be a certified Aire Head. With all the good brains in this group it might happen one day!
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