Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Country Coach Owners Forum
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-07-2011, 09:12 PM   #1
Senior Member
B Bob's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,140
top off volts and temperature setting

Does anyone know what the top off volts and temperature settings are on the Country Coach computer generator settings? They are right after the low voltage auto start. I have figured out how to get the low voltage auto start to work right, but don't know what the other two settings are. I was told to set the top off volts at 12 and 30 minutes so I did. But curious as to what they are. And the temp setting?

B Bob
Country Coach 42' Affinity
2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
B Bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-08-2011, 03:12 AM   #2
Community Moderator
RV Wizard's Avatar

Country Coach Owners Club
Appalachian Campers
Gulf Streamers Club
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Chattanooga, Tn.
Posts: 11,811
Here are some links to help you with what to set the best settings of charging and other important battery questions depending on the type and size of your battery bank:

U.S.Battery/Leader in Deep Cycle Batteries
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - DC Battery Specialists
Deep Cycle Battery FAQ
Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ, Battery Manufacturers and Brand Names List, and

Mike, RVIA & RVSA Certified Master RV Technician
Amy, Dr. Assistant - Roxie & Mei Ling, four legs each
2000 Gulf Stream Scenic Cruiser 450 hp & 1330# torque
06 Saturn Vue, 06 Chevy Z71 4x4 & 2014 Corvette Z51 M7
RV Wizard is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2011, 12:18 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,281
Some guesses...

Top off at 12 VDC and time to 30 minutes.

The time is the easy one, the engine should run long enough to get every part hot to running temperature, we need to make sure no condensation or other issues, so a 30 minute run minimum time is a good number.

Depending on the loading of the generator a "cool down" may be included here, if we assume the load will be less as the voltage rises then the generator will be operating in a lesser loaded state and acting as a cool down run.

The battery is dead at 10.5 vdc fully charged when the float voltage is 13.5 and the current is at 1% of capacity, a little difficult to control the generator based on this criteria.

So using 12 volts to signal the shut down process that allows the generator to run for another 30 minutes to insure minimum running requirements and possible cool down would allow additional charging of the battery with less risk of over-charging the battery.

But these are my guesses, one should verify the intent of the settings to insure what they relate to before making adjustments.

CC is open for buisness, they can be contacted for advise, or if the manufacturer of the controller is known they can be contacted.
TQ60 is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Engine temperature running hotter then normal. M&EM Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 29 05-06-2011 04:35 PM
Surge protector - to good to be true?? pine tree Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 28 02-19-2010 08:30 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.