Truma blown air

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  1. Middy42

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    evening all, why would there be a vent into the battery locker, and it is he first exit from the boiler
    I have had several Hymers and this is the first time I have had a heated battery locker. Barrie
     
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    Keep the batteries toastie?
    I think they work better warm, cold kills your batteries.
    Edit. If it's first vent the locker may get very warm. Maybe you could restrict flow a bit to divert warmth to hab area
     
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    My boiler is at the rear of the Hymer and the battery is situated just behind the driver's door, the heated pipe is quite narrow - possibly an inch or so in diameter presumably to restrict the amount of heat blown into the battery compartment.
     
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    Winterised.

    You'll find vented air pipes heating your water pipes too.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies. Barrie
     
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    In our Auto Sleeper the batteries are fitted next to the Truma boiler and the Sargent charger which gets very warm, had no problems yet.

    John.
     
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    As far as I ca remember I read that batteries @ 0'c lose up th 50% of their power.
     
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    I have a warm air duct running thru my battery locker on my Burstner
     
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