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Old 10-02-2022, 04:32 PM   #1
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Gel cell batteries

I have a 2006 Fleetwood Providence motorhome with a 350 turbo cat Diesel engine.
My question is, can I use gel cell batteries for the engine?
Thank you,
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Originally Posted by jakeslacasa View Post
I have a 2006 Fleetwood Providence motorhome with a 350 turbo cat Diesel engine.

My question is, can I use gel cell batteries for the engine?

Thank you,


Do you mean AGM or actual gel cell ? Havenít heard of any gel cells being sold lately
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Old 10-02-2022, 04:37 PM   #3
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If your talking about AGM batteries, sure, as long as they are start type batteries with the proper CCAs. Cold Cranking Amps.

Actual " Gel " batteries are a different type of battery, no longer very popular due to the charging parameters, and very sensitive to overcharging.
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Old 10-03-2022, 07:34 AM   #4
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You can use AMG starting batteries . The GP31 HD commercial/ agriculture lead acid batteries typically used many owners report 8-10yrs from. With only adding water twice a year. Not sure if or what type your coach has chassis charge from shore power but they often fail and chassis batts will drain .
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