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Old 09-26-2017, 03:59 PM   #91
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Thanks! That's great to know. I did have a mind to just totally leave it be - but wouldn't keeping a battery in there that isn't holding a charge put additional load on the alternator? I'm pretty thick when it comes to electrical so that might be a terribly dumb question.
I'm not sure if it adds strain on the alternator, but if there isn't a load on that battery, then it shouldn't be a big deal...??
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Old 09-26-2017, 11:32 PM   #92
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If you pull the aux battery, you're supposed to install a jumper into the aux battery harness next to the windshield fluid reservoir. This will keep the trailer tow circuit working after the aux battery is disconnected.
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Buy a battery and keep it. Better to have and not need.....


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Old 10-19-2017, 12:59 AM   #94
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I'm now starting to wonder if replacing my AUX battery would be a good way to gauge my power needs for the "permanent" house battery setup I'll eventually have. Anyone have any experience tapping into the 40A AUX battery circuit that's supposed to be in the driver B-pillar? My b-pillar is easily accessible but I don't know what I'm looking at. I'd love to see some examples if anyone is using their factory aux battery as a house battery.
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