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Old 09-26-2015, 01:37 PM   #1
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relocating aux batteries

prior owner extended battery cage,which held one 12v, so now it will hold 2 6v also. Problem is, there is door access to only the original 12v. I crawl under rv to access the 2 6v, which are taller, and no room hardly to remove or maintain them. These 2 6v are located just below my bench seat at the table. I would like to mount them under the bench seat in the rv. The other option, I guess, would put in a wider access door on the outside. I don't know what an RV center would charge to make another door.

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Old 09-26-2015, 05:27 PM   #2
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Older 5 ton trucks had two 12 volt batteries under the step, you had o pull out the first one, then slide the second one over into the opening.

My question though is what maintenance do you feel you need to do and how often?

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Old 09-28-2015, 11:37 AM   #3
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Thank you for your response. I have a 1999 Majestic 4 winds, V10, 29'. My maintenance would be to check fluid level and corrosion. I can barely see the tops of the 6 v's when installed. I hadn't thought of sliding out the house battery, then sliding the other two out that way. Duh The RV is being stored in a facility with no electric hookup. Would I need to remove all three batteries during non-use (winter), or can I, once a month, run vehicle for a bit to keep batteries from dying? I'm just trying to find the proper way to put RV in storage. Thanks again Murf.
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