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Old 07-04-2013, 05:45 AM   #1
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Remote Battery Disconnects Re-Engaging by themself

I have a 2004 Fleetwood Providence and this is the second time this has happened. I have been gone for a month due to my job and the motorhome is parked inside the garage. I made sure I pressed the remote disconnect switches to off for the coach and chasis batteries as well as turning off the inverter. What would cause the remote disconnect switches to re-engage on there own. Yesterday when I went into the motorhome they (chasis and coach batteries) were on. This makes no sense to me what would cause this.

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Old 07-06-2013, 09:35 AM   #2
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Is it plugged in to shore power ?? Although ours is a different brand, I keep it plugged in to 20A to keep the batteries charged, but it will activate the dissconnect switches when you plug it in....

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Old 07-07-2013, 12:05 PM   #3
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No. I have no power on it while in storage. I left this morning for a couple weeks so I will see if they reconnect again. I double verified they were disconnected b4 I left.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:08 AM   #4
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Those relays are 12v powered. I wonder if the battery voltage drops to the point where the relay is no longer held in the open position?
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:37 AM   #5
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I will have to do some research but I would think they would be powered closed (circuit closed) and not powered open. That way if power dies the circuits are still open and. I may have to call Fleetwood to get that system info.
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:15 PM   #6
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Why not see who makes the battery disconnect switch? On my unit, it is made by Intellitec.
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gatorcq is on the right path. After accumulating all the pertinent numbers, call the mfr tech line and put the problem into their lap. They have a whole lot more experience with the product than the "guy on the street."
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:26 PM   #8
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I would definitely do that but I am away from the motorhome for work for the next couple weeks so I will have to call Fleetwood to see who the manufacturer/model is of the disconnect switches in order to do some more research.

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