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old-mo

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Grateful thanks to Eddie @eddievanbitz for my "Battery Master"...

But.......... due to the lack of sun and the drain on my engine battery from the alarm and tracker plus what ever else is still drawing on the battery..

I don`t think I am keeping on top of the battery, regarding keeping it charged...

Will be fine when the sun comes out proper.. :RollEyes:

A question to all you knowledgeable folk...

Will it do any harm to the electronics if I charge the engine battery up and disconnect and just trickle charge for an hour or so from my battery charger every month or so .???

Or will I have problems with the on board computer or what ever..
 
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With my RV as there wasn’t a link from the domestic charger I used a Cetek charger plugged in through cig lighter socket , did the job fine . Don’t need to on Hymer as both batteries maintained on hook up.
In summer solar does the job.
 

Chris

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Connect it to your joke book Mo and sync it with MHF.

The collective groans will keep the batteries topped up:xThumb:
 
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old-mo

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Don’t need to on Hymer as both batteries maintained on hook up.
In summer solar does the job.

Only the Habitation battery get`s charged when on hook up, Bro..
It`s not linked to the engine battery.. :frowny:

Hence Eddie`s Battery Master... ok in the summer..

Just connect your van to the mains, ehu, that will charge up your habs and starter battery through the battery master also.

Thanks..
Will it..???

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If its a Fiat Mo, you'll have a problem with the fuel gauge 10 minutes after battery disconnection.... But it sorts itself out.

If your charger is a modern digital SMART charger just leave it connected to the hab battery and let the battery master do its job.
 
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Only the Habitation battery get`s charged when on hook up, Bro..
It`s not linked to the engine battery.. :frowny:

Hence Eddie`s Battery Master... ok in the summer..



Thanks..
Will it..???

That was why I needed a separate charger on the RV , just plugged it into dash cig socket.
 
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If its a Fiat Mo, you'll have a problem with the fuel gauge 10 minutes after battery disconnection.... But it sorts itself out.

Is Fiat and Peugeot the same then, John.???

Regards, Confused-dot com.. :xsurprised:

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Mine works as well, its the reason I bought my B to B charger to charge the cab battery on electric hook up in winter and the solar does the same job in summer. I think the Vanbitz charger has an LED indicator to show when current is being supplied to the cab battery so leave it on hook up and check the LED.
 

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The Battery Master only transfers 1.1 amp of charge when the Leisure Batteries charge is 0.5v or higher than the vehicle battery, so by leaving it on EHU and charging the Leisure battery, it will always be transferring charge, until it equalises the vehicle battery with the leisure battery. As it then falls, it will return to charging again when the difference is 0.5v.
 

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You need to visit @eddievanbitz more often :xgrin: A quick check on my strikeback app revealed that after two months of nearly no sun on the back of our van, the battery was at 12v, so a quick telephone call to the brother in law to hook up the van, it is now on charge! Happy days :D
 

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