Leisure battery finito i think

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  1. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    Washing my van today and noticed my digital controller numbers went dim and it was flashing batt, maybe it's time for a new one, I have a split relay so I turned on my engine and it worked perfectly. If I drive my van around will it charge up the battery at all? The shop I got my leisure battery from is shut now till new year so need it to hold out lol, I don't want to keep my van running while cleaning windows any idea what I could do lads?


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  2. Neil

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    I have had the battery for 3 years with no probs up until now


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  3. Tuffers

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    Do you ever charge the leisure battery using a charger rather than just the split relay? I tend to charge mine a couple of times a week, even though it charges off the van battery too. Try bench charging it and see if the charge holds. Get a multimeter so you can see what charge is in the battery also.
     
  4. Neil

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    I've never tried that tuffers I need it for tomorrow to work and I haven't got a charger at home I will buy one tomorrow after work . If I drive it tonight tuffs will it charge it up a bit?


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  5. Neil

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    Might pop up and see you to charge it up lol


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  6. mark

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    a car battery would get u by,done this in the past.
     
  7. Neil

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    I've got to go out tonight so thought if it would charge while I'm driving I will take the van


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    Take the long way :)
     
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    Will it work do you think?


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  10. Tuffers

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    spruce is the fella to tell you about batteries mate. Driving round a bit will help, but I've not got a scoooby how much charge you will put in the battery by driving around for a bit. Have you got a neighbour with a charger? Maybe borrow one from a friend etc just for tonight?
     
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