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Old 01-12-2014, 08:06 PM   #15
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Just thinking out loud here but what about unhooking the battery with a switch (battery disconnect) and then it will not drain while camping. Then while the battery is unhooked, see if anything stops working other than the engine like a 12v tv, lights, ect (they should all be working off the house battery). Just a thought, and those switches are cheap and a good thief device.

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Old 01-12-2014, 08:21 PM   #16
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The battery tender or similar small charger installed on the coach battery as you mentioned would likely resolve the issue. And be the simplest to install solution. You could simply plug it into an AC outlet on a storage bay or electric bay. Or just plug it into the CG pedestal.

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Old 01-12-2014, 08:47 PM   #17
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As a test, disconnecting the chassis battery and see what happens is interesting. The trickle charger is the easiest to do for an retired electrical guy. My Class B does not have a booster jump start switch.

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Old 01-12-2014, 09:41 PM   #18
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Yes, it only occurs when plugged into shore power, and not driving vehicle. Trikl Start it is. I hope I can find this stupid isolator; maybe it's in the engine compartment. I can't get to the house battery. I'm gonna take a real good look at the chassis battery connection to see if there is a jumper there from the house battery. If I can find the connection, I can install the Battery Tender or Trickl Start myself.
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:44 AM   #19
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Does it occur if your are parked and NOT plugged in? Try to determine if there is something occur being plugged in which is draining the battery. I doubt it but you have been specific about it occur with plugged in.

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