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Old 02-06-2014, 12:39 PM   #1
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Battery is dead on coach. Can you start while plugged in to electric

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Old 02-06-2014, 12:50 PM   #2
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Most have a "Battery Boost" button the dash someplace.
Both of my Class A DP's had one.

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Old 02-06-2014, 01:00 PM   #3
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Battery is dead on coach. Can you start while plugged in to electric
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When using the Battery Boost switch, it is often necessary to hold switch for a few minutes to allow house batteries to boost engine start batteries before cranking engine.
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I would charge the chassis batteries for an hour or two then use the boost. If no boost, use jumper cables. You'll be doing the batteries a big favor if you charge them for 6 to 8 hours then start the engine.

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