Vehicle battery charge

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by aawallet, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. aawallet

    aawallet Funster

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    I have a Fiat Ducato based motorhome. Can I recharge the vehicle battery on a trickle charge from the points in the engine bay rather than connecting direct to the battery?
     
  2. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Do you have an A Class perchance ? Most C class units have the battery in the engine bay as normal
    If the battery is in the habitation section, why not use the EHU and plug the charger in a socket in the van .. nice and easy :thumb:
     
  3. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    I do that with our van, which has the vehicle battery in the engine bay. I use a Tronic (CTEK look-alike) charger from Lidl. Plenty of cable to reach from the driver footwell (where the unit is placed) to the battery to attach the crocodile clips and from the footwell to a mains socket.

    Graham
     
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    Yes:thumb:
     
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