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Old 01-11-2013, 05:16 PM   #1
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Hello All,

My question is, what kind of maintenance / cleaning do these things require(Solar Panels). I have to assume it needs some kind of care.
I have been poking around the web looking for clues, but am not having much success.

Any advise would be much appreciated.

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Old 01-11-2013, 05:39 PM   #2
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clean dust, bird poop off panels. Tighten wire connections, add corrosion protector to connections. Check any wire insulation for fraying. That's about it.

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Old 01-11-2013, 07:39 PM   #3
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Forest pretty much summed it up, On my previous Newell I washed mine when I wash the roof, which is about 2-3 times a year. That's it.
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:59 PM   #4
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I clean mind when I clean the roof, but also anytime we are boondocking and need maximum output from the solar panels. Depending on how dirty they are I have seen a 20% increase in output after cleaning the panels.
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