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Old 09-25-2012, 10:35 PM   #1
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Hi I bough a HR 4 week ago and every time I turn the Key on I get a message the house batteries are low and today the gen barely started.

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Old 09-25-2012, 10:44 PM   #2
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Try checking battery fluid level, top off if necessary. Plug in to shore power to charge them. Make sure all connections are clean and tight.

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Follow Windy's advise but use a stand alone 12V battery charger will charge batteries faster and if shore power cord is than left plugged in will keep your batteries fully charged.
Make sure your battery cut of switch is on also.
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I am doubtful that an external charger will be faster than the onboard system. Odds are the HR has a charger in the 100 amp range, whereas most home-use battetry chargers won't exceed 10 amps max.
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:54 PM   #5
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once the genny is running, or you are plugged in, check the charger status on the main panel, make sure the charger is on and charging.
As was said, you probably have a 100 amp charger, should bring the batteries up toot sweet.

what model motorhome is this?
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