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Old 10-14-2018, 12:48 PM   #1
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Where's the Batteries Bounder 35K

This is a stupid question, but where are the battery's located on a 2019 Bounder 35K. I assume under the steps where there are 4 large screws to remove the step. I use to own a class C where it was easy to get to the battery's under the steps that just had a latch. This info is not in the generic owners manual.
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They were under the step in my 08 35E
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And when you get done fighting the screws because you don't own a screwdriver 20" long and you can't keep the head in the slot because of it, replace the screws with lag bolts and it is very simple to use a socket and a extension.

And put yourself a battery watering system on. I used Home - Flow-Rite Controls available on Amazon. You can just gang the fillers into one unit and do the job easier.
Oh, congratulations on the new unit.
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And when you get done fighting the screws because you don't own a screwdriver 20" long and you can't keep the head in the slot because of it, replace the screws with lag bolts and it is very simple to use a socket and a extension.

And put yourself a battery watering system on. I used Home - Flow-Rite Controls available on Amazon. You can just gang the fillers into one unit and do the job easier.
Oh, congratulations on the new unit.
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House batteries are under the steps; chassis battery is in the engine compartment. I say that last part, because you didn't indicate to which batteries you were referring...although it was kind of implied.

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Thanks for the info on replacing those crazy 4 screws on the steps. However, I bought 4 lag bolts that match up until I started to put them in and they would not bite. I looked at the original bolts and they have a much thicker thread pattern. Kind of weird. I'll be going back to Home Depot tomorrow. What did you use. I know I got the correct size but the treads are much thicker than a normal Lag bolt. Not sure I'll be able to find this kind of bolt.
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Thanks for the info on replacing those crazy 4 screws on the steps. However, I bought 4 lag bolts that match up until I started to put them in and they would not bite. I looked at the original bolts and they have a much thicker thread pattern. Kind of weird. I'll be going back to Home Depot tomorrow. What did you use. I know I got the correct size but the treads are much thicker than a normal Lag bolt. Not sure I'll be able to find this kind of bolt.
They looked more like a shoulder bolt to me....

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