Inherited solar panel

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  1. Shuismo

    Shuismo Funster

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    Hi
    I have discovered that there is a large solar panel on the roof of our motorhome, which we purchased second hand, as the MH is very high we only discovered it upon the annual habitation/ service check.
    There was no mention of the panel or any documents as to make/operation of the system. How do I find out if it is still working without calling all the companies that may or may not have installed it.
    The seller is not available for consultation.:Doh:
     
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    flatpackchicken Funster Life Member

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    Solar panels work automatically, so you don't have to do anything, to check just try running your batterys down a little and then watch your battery monitor to see if power is being put back into batterys, as solar panels are designed to work for at least 10 years.
    Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
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    If it is working you will see over 13 volts in daylight. If it is not working you will see 12.6 volts or much less.
     
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    Thanks

    Well I guess I will have to wait until our next outing as we store our MH away from home.
    Thank you kindly for the valuable info
    Kind regards to all for your help.
     
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