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Old 11-11-2013, 02:13 PM   #1
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this may of been mentioned, but I can't remember if the battery switch needs to be off or on when I connect to my truck so the battery can charge while I'm driving
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Old 11-11-2013, 04:31 PM   #2
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ON. And you should always have the battery on when towing. Reason being that if the trailer should come detatched from the truck the battery is needed to engage the trailer brakes.
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Wow i never thought about that, learned something new! Thx
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Old 11-12-2013, 12:03 PM   #4
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I pulled out the switch and have left it that way since purchase of my unit. There doesn't seem to be any reason to push the switch in to disconnect the 12 volt system from the battery.
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Old 11-14-2013, 05:59 PM   #5
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I hit the disconnect switch when I am removing or changing batteries. Not sure it is necessary, but it seems like a good idea.
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It's also a good idea to turn off the switch when you are not plugged in, and not using the trailer for several weeks. That way, nothing drains the battery when the TT is sitting un-used.
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Old 11-20-2013, 02:57 AM   #7
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should the battery switch be on or off when plugged into a 30 amp service?
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Old 11-20-2013, 07:19 AM   #8
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If you leave it on the converter will charge your battery. I usually leave mine on.
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