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  1. Complete Newbie - Help

    Electrical
    Hi All, We after a terrible experience in a 7m motorhome 3 years ago with a baby I managed to convince the wife we should try again. We borrowed a T6 SWB with a HiLo roof which has been professionally converted along with a Vango awning and we have the best time ever which now means we have...
  2. Split charger relay

    Electrical
    My leisure battery isn't charging as it normally should. I have checked all fuses and none are blown. Can anyone identify the two relays in the photo. I'm not sure if either of them are the split charger relay. (The box on the farright with the knurled screw is a fuse box.)
  3. Alternator and split charging concerns

    General T5 Technical
    Hi all, Converted T5 panel van 2.8 84TPi 2012. Travelvolts.com SC120L split charger fitted about 3 months ago. Last week we were setting off to a campsite when I noticed the battery light was on. Fast forward over the weekend to today when I'm some £300+ lighter with a new alternator fitted...
  4. Xtremevan split charging kit advice

    Electrical
    I am finally starting my build over Christmas and am planning everything out at the moment. I have an Xtremevan split charging kit with switches and could do with some feedback from other happy customers (of which i'm sure there are many, judging by service and build quality :D) How have you...
  5. Switched 12 volt feed, how to find

    Electrical
    My leisure battery stopped charging because the switched 12v for the split charger stopped working. I discovered that I had tapped in to the rear window heater circuit following advice on the colour of wire to find. I spent ages with the multi meter trying to find another without success...
  6. Split charge positive source

    Electrical
    Hi I am convergent a 2013 basic transporter to a camper. I have noticed an unused large positive feed that appear to supply accessories on more posher models. It lies within the front bench seat base. My question can this be used as the main supply for split charging systems? Many thanks from a...
  7. Anyone installed a leisure battery under the drivers seat? - ADVICE NEEDED

    Electrical
    hi guys, I'm about to install electrics in my 1.9 2008 t28 panel van and could really use some advice from people who have done this or similar. im going to purchase a 110 ah leisure battery (175mm high) from upspex as i her these fit under the seat? im also going to need to house a split...
  8. Anyone installed a leisure battery under the driver seat? - advice needed

    Electrical
    Hi there, I am about to install electrics in my 2008 t28 panel van and would like to put a leisure battery/split charger under the drivers seat. Im going to buy a 110ah battery from travel volts as i hear these dimensions are suitable. What i need to know is the installation process including...
  9. Maximum ampere hour leisure battery under bonnet

    Electrical
    Hi - got that dual tray from JKay - after a bit of tweaking and moving ECU and fusebox I've got it in. I found a thread on here before about the most powerful battery that can be fitted in the space left - I think someone said 100ah? I have a full size 345mm starter battery in so the leisure...
  10. Flat battery after weekend on mains hook up

    Electrical
    well been out for our first weekend away in the new van...to Lower Lacon Caravan Park in Wem, a lovely park and a good time was had by all...until ........we tried to start the van...battery as flat as a [email protected] impressed as we had been on an electrical hook up all weekend, hadn't used the...
  11. Split charging fuze box and wiring question

    Electrical
    Decided over christmas that the van was in need of a refurb so over the weekend I have completly stripped out the back of my van ready to start again. I currently have my split charging set up and leisure battery under the bonnet with a blade fuse box against the bulk head. I have then wired...
  12. Venting the Leisure battery???

    Electrical
    Has anyone got any thoughts on getting some air flow to the battery, which I guess is bubbling away in the cupboard in the back of the van ,possibly producing explosive gases??Just a thought,not trying to put the sh1 2s up people. Cheers Rob:cool:
  13. Split-charge system?

    Electrical
    Hi, Can anyone tell me whats the best way to go for this? i.e as a package or all parts seperate, if seperate what parts will I need and where from? Cheers
  14. split charging question

    Electrical
    Hi Think my leisure battery isnt being charged through the split charging system (put in b4 I had the van) I tested it by connecting a multimeter across my batt, then starting the engine, including revving it up, and no difference - does this mean its not working? I also tested the cables to the...
  15. How long will leisure battery last if....?

    Electrical
    Hi Here's a challenge... If I were to buy a 70ah Leisure battery to charge a 35watt coolbox how long would the fully charged battery power the cool box for??? Can anyone provide the equation to work it out??? Battery... Halfords 70 Ah Leisure Battery comes fully charged and ready to fit...
  16. split charge ampage - im confused

    Electrical
    still.....looking at split charge kits, im confused why would the amount of amps a split charge kit take be important? surely it doesnt matter- the charge system is just for the topping /charging of batteries surely they all pull the same amount? they are not supplying power from the leisure...
  17. split charge system and amp ratings

    Electrical
    im looking at split charge systems at mo, is it possible to just get any intelligents vsr then adjust cable to suit ampage and fuse it suitably? surely the vsr ampage doesnt matter?- i will only be using a 12v cooler box and stereo and small auxillary fan when the engine is running and about...
  18. what leisure battery

    Electrical
    hello all, looking for some advice as im a complete novice, want to fit a leisure battery in my t4 to power a 3 way fridge, 10 led lights in roof, and eventually a tv. can anyone help ,me as to what i will need. thankyou in advance
  19. Leisure battery and ICE amp

    Electrical
    Excuse what might seem to be a dumb question but being a bit long in the tooth I'm a bit behind in 'in car entertainment' terms. When I were a lad we used to do other things in the back of motors than listen to music..... I'm about to fit some additional speakers in the back of the van and I...
  20. leisure battery power consumption

    Electrical
    hi on a bit of a budget and been offered a car battery its 43amps would this be enough to run just interior lights and stereo? how long would it last for approx? also would it be ok to run a split charge system - being as the regular battery is a bit beefier?
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