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Old 12-31-2017, 12:56 PM   #41
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Old 12-31-2017, 12:58 PM   #42
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Ah nice area. Back when I was a younger I skied up there. At the time they called it Purgatory. Thanks for your help!
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:01 PM   #43
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The disconnect in the front compartment is solely used to disconnect the 12V power to the dedicated inverter which supplies your residential refrigerator. The disconnect in the convenience center disconnects the 12V power to MOST (not all) of the 12V devices. Notable exceptions include the hydraulic system and the propane detector.
Roadrunner, I didn't notice this before, but it might explain the other disconnect you have. I do not have a residential refer.
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:02 PM   #44
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We still call it Purgatory.
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Old 04-20-2018, 12:06 PM   #45
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Battery Disconnect On/Off = Total Confusion

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Yes, by "off" I mean the connect/disconnect switch in the battery compartment is now turned to disconnected and the convenience center switch is set to disconnect based on how I read Captnjohn's response. If that's not correct can you give me the correct configuration settings that you use? The manuals provided are as worthless as teats on a bull.
Oh, boy the terminology could not be more opposite and confusing. In my case (no residential fridge), there is one disconnect in the convinience center. If I can pull it out, the battery is disconnected and most of my 12v (lights for example) wont operate. If the disconnect is in, and turned so I can't pull it out, then the battery is connected and the 12 lights work.

My question is: the Keystone Owner's Manual says: "The battery disconnect should be on while driving to allow the batteries to be charged." What the frog do they mean by that????

I'm guessing that it means that the disconnect feature is ON so the battery is disconnected from those 12v items. Right? So does it make sense to have to have it in this state (diconnected) when attached to the trailer and driving?

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Old 04-20-2018, 01:35 PM   #46
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Ken,

You want your batteries connected while driving to take advantage of the charging you get from your truck.
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Old 04-20-2018, 02:29 PM   #47
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Ken,

You want your batteries connected while driving to take advantage of the charging you get from your truck.
It would be so much more simple if they would have a simple switch labeled connected or disconnected. I think the engineer designers would find it easier if labeled 'lights on / lights off.
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