Replacing Leisure Battery

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  1. Gollom

    Gollom Funster

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    Going to replace this tomorrow. If I switch off the charger via the main control panel, can I simply remove/reconnect the battery? Do I need to take off/put back the cables in a particular order? (Terry told me that the battery also charges from the engine when it's running)

    TIA
     
  2. Manic

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    It should have a fuse near the battery on the positive wire and you should remove this before starting to remove wires.
     
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    black negative wire off first every time and last to put back on. then there is less risk of shorting. switch off charger a couple of hours before disconnecting ideally
     
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    No need to turn off the charger, simply unplug from hookup.

    As said, battery neg (---) terminal off first, back on last.
     
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    ............. and if you have any solar panels disconnect them from their controller before doing anything.
     
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