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Old 09-22-2016, 01:36 PM   #1
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I have a 2001 Sea View 30' National mtr. home. IT has six 6 volt batteries and 12V chassis battery. What are the four extra batteries for?

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The "house or coach" lights, water pump, furnace, appliances control circuits vent fans, slideout and awning motor run off 12 vdc and thus these batteries. When in good condition there is enough amp house of 12 vdc current to use the coach without having the generator running or plugged into shore power. You might want to read "The 12 volt side of life.
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If you only use your MH when plugged in you could very well be ok with less house batteries.
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What you say is true, but we never park without using plug in. So how do I get ride
of these 4 batteries. Besides disconnecting them, what the wiring? Can you Help?
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Why do you want to get ride (sic) of them?

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I have a 2001 Sea View 30' National mtr. home. IT has six 6 volt batteries and 12V chassis battery. What are the four extra batteries for?
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The more house batteries the better... (especially for boondocking).
However if you only want 2 the "extra 4" can be easily removed.
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Your batteries are probably hooked up like this.

If you get one 12 volt battery just hook it up to the 12V and ground wire in that order.

If you get two 6 volt batteries than hook it up like in the diagram.
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You can eliminate 4 of your 6 house batteries if you want.

If you do to connect the remaining 2 for use as house batteries in your RV.
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