autotrail commache

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  1. barbican

    barbican Read Only Funster

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    I purchased a mercedes 208d 1990 autotrail a year ago and i dont think the battery system is working properly. if i switch over to the 12v system it does not seem to last more than about an hour or two. can anybody help

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  2. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    hi and welcome.

    sounds like a faulty charger or your battery is not taking/holding a charge

    my money is on a duff battery.

    it should never be discharged below 50% and then recharged straight away or internal damage is very likely..

     
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    What are you using on 12v, if anything, before your batteries go flat?
     
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    Hi there

    i am only using lights and fridge on the 12v system but only for short periods.:thumb:
     
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    The fridge should only operate on 12v when the engine is running, this is because it takes a lot of power to operate. If your fridge is cooling on 12v without the engine running this could be the problem.

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