How To Charge RV Coach Batteries

by Chris Ohara
(calgary alberta)

Battery Connections Diagram

Battery Connections Diagram

Question: I have a 2002 31ft Fleetwood and switched from 2x12 volt batteries in parallel to 2x6volt in series but they don"t seem to charge. I have the power coming in from the chassis going to the negative terminal of the first battery and then the line that goes to the coach I have it connected to the positive of the second battery. I also have a small gauge wire that goes to a breaker next to the battery which I have connected to the negative of the first battery. I think I'm doing something wrong


Chris


Robbie: Look at this picture I made for you (above) and be sure your connections are the same. From what you wrote it appears you've hooked the batteries up backwards. Good Luck and let me know if this does it for you.

Robbie

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