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Old 03-09-2016, 06:55 PM   #1
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Chevy Colorado battery

I have just bought a new Colorado to tow 4 down. The book tells me to disconnect the battery, Other than the book tells me to, why do I need to disconnect the battery. Can I just pull some fuses?

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Old 03-09-2016, 08:35 PM   #2
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Sounds like a charge wire from the coach to the Colorado might be better way to go.

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Old 03-10-2016, 07:59 AM   #3
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I agree that a charge wire is a good addition.

The truck probably needs the battery disconnected to protect the electronic power steering assist. I don't know if a fuse pull can overcome this, sorry.

If it were mine, I would install a disconnect switch on the positive terminal so a can still use chassis grounds to operate my supplemental braking system.

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Something to do with the electric power steering. This is the disconnect I used
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