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Have a 2002 RT 170 on a Dodge chassis. The aux battery will…

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Have a 2002 RT 170...
Have a 2002 RT 170 on a Dodge chassis.
The aux battery will not hold a charge.
What are my steps. Where is the battery?
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: RV
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Hi my name is Robert...
Are you plugged into power? When you are plugged into power the power converter takes the AC voltage and makes the DC voltage it should also charge the battery.
OR are you unplugged and the battery is losing voltage?
This might take some going back and forth...
Robert
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