Should I Take Out My Coach Battery If I Don't Use The RV Often?

by Pauline

Question: My RV is a 1987 toyota. I use it 3 or 4 times a year, always the same campground so I do not need the coach battery at all. If I take it out would it help to keep my engine battery alive and well as it goes dead when left, thank you.

Pauline Hoole

Robbie: Disconnecting the coach battery for long term storage is always a good idea. But when you do want to use it, you should charge it for 2-3 days before you plan to use your RV.


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Apr 14, 2015
Where is my Toyota motor home house battery?
by: Jerry

I like the idea of disconnecting my house battery when it sits for months. But I can't find where it's located on my 1989 Toyota Dolphin motor home.
Can you tell me the location of the house battery.

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