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Old 03-16-2013, 04:16 PM   #1
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Is there a problem with running the generator while driving down the road? I wasn't sure if this causes a problem with the batteries getting over charged or something.


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Old 03-16-2013, 05:05 PM   #2
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If everything is working as designed this should not be a problem. Some of the older battery charges were later renamed battery boilers by the owners, if you have one of those I would suggest replacing it with a 'smart' charger.

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Old 03-16-2013, 05:09 PM   #3
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I run mine all the time and it won't hurt anything, that is what it is there for.

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Old 03-16-2013, 06:19 PM   #4
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Yep, it keeps the entire coach cool and exercises the generator.
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Certainly, run it you don't want to be uncomfortable when driving.
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