Re: Very Basic Battery question
Yes, you either need to be plugged in to shore power, be running the generator or have an inverter powering up the outlets from your house battery bank. Not sure what the power switch or the PC power source are? Might want to have your batteries bench tested, to make sure they are good, if not, replace all of them with new AGM batteries, depends on when/if they were replaced and how they were maintained by the PO, but generally speaking, 5 years is a good lifespan of any battery, so they prob need replacing. Not sure if your generator problem is battery related, but would assume it needs some sort of cranking power to fire up and one possibility would point to having bad batteries. Good luck, try to find a good shop that will help you out. I've replaced my batteries 2X as well as a friends, it ain't easy, but doable if you have some skills.
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