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Old 09-16-2019, 06:18 AM   #1
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Level Up Battery Model

We keep our 3761FL at an RV site storage area when not in use. They put it on and take it off a site when we come and after we leave. Last time we left they called and said the cutoff switch for the Level Up broke and they couldn't turn off the battery. Could someone tell me the model # for the battery so I can purchase one to take with me next week?

Would not be good to arrive and find a dead battery for Level Up.
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Old 09-16-2019, 06:29 AM   #2
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As I understand it, the rigs come from the factory without a battery and the battery is the choice of the dealer. Get a good deep cycle marine battery.
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Old 09-16-2019, 07:16 AM   #3
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They could have easily taken 60 seconds to disconnect the battery at the terminals. Most storage doors where the battery is located have no lock, and even if there was, standard key .
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Old 09-16-2019, 07:44 AM   #4
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The cutoff off switch doesn’t have anything to do with the level up system. It is hard wired directly from battery to control module to control panel. But if you need a battery I’d get at least a Grp 27 series battery
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Old 09-17-2019, 08:09 AM   #5
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Thanks for the help. We're new to our Montana 3761FL and still learning. ChuckS said the cutoff switch has nothing to do with the Level Up system. Why would there be a cutoff switch on the battery for the Level Up system?
Just asking so I can learn.
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Old 09-17-2019, 10:09 AM   #6
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The level up control panel can be manually turned off by its own button and it will auto turn itself off after a minute or so of inactivity. Also there is a single red wire directly to the battery or terminal block with 15 amp fuse that could be removed to kill DC power to level up control module and control panel.
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Old 09-17-2019, 10:20 AM   #7
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there is not cut off switch for the level up. further, if there is an electrical issue just disconnet/reconnect battery at terminal.
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Old 09-26-2019, 06:18 AM   #8
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Maybe the previous owner installed a cutoff switch for the battery? Could the RV storage guy be mistaken about his description? I can't imagine why anyone would install a dedicated cutoff switch just for the Level-Up system.
If a battery cutoff switch broke, the solution would be to disconnect the terminals battery terminals. Or remove the battery, bring it home, and put it on a trickle charger. Or recharge the battery. A new battery may not be needed.
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Old 09-26-2019, 06:26 AM   #9
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I have just about convinced myself that I will replace my 2 lead acid batteries with one LI when they finally die. LI can be fully drained without killing their life.
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Old 09-26-2019, 07:50 AM   #10
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I have just about convinced myself that I will replace my 2 lead acid batteries with one LI when they finally die. LI can be fully drained without killing their life.
Same here
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