Originally Posted by ragsdale61
I have a 2010 Georgetown and my batteries for overnight. I installed new batteries and even with the disconnect off they will die quickly. Seems that something is draining them or maybe trickle charger isn't working. I don't even know where the charger is located. Any help would be great and I would be thankful for.
You don't tell us if it is the coach batteries or the chassis batteries that are going dead. Since you are talking about the disconnect switch I am going to assume coach batteries.
My first suggestion is to get your owners manual out and learn about the operation.
Second, if you are talking about the battery disconnect switch inside the coach it does not turn everything off. There is still parasitic load. And on many units it will also power the control panel for the refrigerator.
What do you consider quickly? Before I put new batteries in mine this spring, I considered going dead in 3 days quickly.
Your not telling us much to go on. You installed new batteries? Was it working before that? Did you take a picture of the battery connections BEFORE you disconnected to make sure you hooked them all up correctly.
Does your coach have an inverter/charger? Is it on or off. When the batteries are at full charge, does everything work as normal. If it has an inverter, when the batteries are full does it invert and produce 120 volts for the outlets/appliances the owners manual says it should?
And one last thing. Many inverter/chargers will not charge a battery from completely dead. IE:6-7 volts. You may have to bring them up to 10v or so with a regular battery charger and then the inverter/charger will come on to charge them. Coach batteries do not have a "trickle charger" The either have an inverter/charger or a converter/charger which will supply 12v to the coach when on shore power and also charge the coach batteries.
If you are talking about the chassis batteries then all this does not apply. If your Chassis batteries are going dead you have something else wrong, that you will probably need a mechanic to find.