Batteries again

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  1. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    If my leisure batteries reading is 14.2 and my engine battery is 13.7 and I then drive somewhere and go on electric hookup will I blow the batteries?

    Or do they shut off automatically until I use the electric for heating, etc.?
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Your batteries will only take as much charge as they need Joy.

    Unless your charger is faulty there little chance of seriously overcharging.
     
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    Sounds healthy enough not to worry about, eh John?
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Yep, sure sounds ok.
     
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    The 14.2 volts is probally with the hook up connected and the charger on. Thats about right. if you turn the charger off the voltage will drop to 12.7-13v after a few mins. This proves that the hook up charger is working
     
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