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Old 11-21-2012, 08:57 AM   #1
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"Thingie" on battery casing

Time to replace my four 6 volt chassis batteries. Just noticed on one of them attached to the side casing is a small black box about 1" x 2"" with 2 wires coming out and going back into the coach somewhere. Any ideas? I assume it will pry off and needs to be attached to the new battery?

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Old 11-21-2012, 09:03 AM   #2
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Does it look like this?:


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Old 11-21-2012, 09:04 AM   #3
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The "Thingie" is a temperature sensor,it goes to your converter (charger)
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I am surprized you knew the top secret, high tech name for this device.
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The "Thingie" is a temperature sensor,it goes to your converter (charger)
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correct and if you go to the remote readout and look at the current voltage
of batterys etc it will give u the current battery temperature
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:00 AM   #6
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How does it attach to the battery? How re-attach to the new battery once removed?
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:51 PM   #7
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I also have a couple of foil looking "thingies"

However they are just floating around in the battery compartment
Should I glue them to a battery or squeeze them between 2 batteries?? Or let "thingies" fall where they may

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