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The house batteries will not stay charged & the solar panels…

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The house batteries will...

The house batteries will not stay charged & the solar panels arent charging the batteries either

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

No i havent tested that i will right now. what should each battery be charged to?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your RV?

2002 tiffan allergo bus

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

We havent done anything yet, they are brand new batteries.. keep having to charge them

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No i dont think so

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: Wayne, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

charge them 12- 18 hrs, get them to 13.6 Volts and have them load tested ,

they do that free at auto parts store

if your batteries are more then 3 years old , replace them

I hope this helps you

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RV Mechanic: Wayne, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
HELLO.
IVE CHARGED THE BATTERIES OVER NIGHT & TESTED WITH VOLTMETER, THEY ARE ONLY READING AT 7.6....ALL OF THE BATTERIES ARE BRAND NEW, REPLACED THEM LAST MONTH. THE BATTERIES ARE ONLY CHARGED WHEN UNIT PLUGGED IN AND OR THE UNIT IS RUNNING. SOLAR PANELS AREN'T SAVING ANY SECONDARY CHARGE TO THE BATTERIES EITHER.
RV Mechanic: Wayne, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Hi

The batteries are 6 volt or 12 volt ??

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
12v
RV Mechanic: Wayne, RV Mechanic replied 10 months ago

Hi

Bring them back for warranty

the plates in the battery failed

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RV Mechanic: Wayne, RV Mechanic replied 10 months ago

Morning

Just following up with you

did my answer help you ??

Please remember to rate my answer

or the money you paid stays at JA

and I get nothing for my time

Wayne

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RV Mechanic: Wayne, RV Mechanic replied 10 months ago

HI

Just following up with you

did you resolve the issue yet ??

Wayne

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