1997 fleetwood pacearrow battery

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Mike2k132

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Need help, my rv I recently attained didn't have the batteries in it. So my question is if anyone has a pic on how I should wire the battery. Cable layout.
 

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Your coach typically has 2x 6v house batteries and a single 12v engine start battery. There is wiring between the two so that the engine alternator can charge the house batteries and the house charger can charge the engine battery while parked and on shore power. Kirk showed the basic house battery hook-up, but hard to be very specific without knowing what wires you have dangling and needing a place to be connected.
 

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but hard to be very specific
The voltages of the batteries is shown on each in the diagram. If you are not sure about what what to buy, it really isn't critical as long as you get both of the same voltage and connect them as shown. If you want only 1 battery, then it should be of 12v.
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Have you been back to see what is posted? It would be nice to know what the situation is.
 

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The voltages of the batteries is shown on each in the diagram. If you are not sure about what what to buy, it really isn't critical as long as you get both of the same voltage and connect them as shown. If you want only 1 battery, then it should be of 12v.

Have you been back to see what is posted? It would be nice to know what the situation is.
Ok yes I'll take a photo. I know how to connect batteries per say. I want to do it proper. So the 2 house batteries don't go to the engine start battery correct. I'm going tomorrow morning to repair the roof so I'll take a pick of all the cables.
 

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Oh and thanks guys ima make sure I check more often. You guys are life savers. Can't wait to take my first official trip. Another favor, do you guys know what the curved panel is call I have circled in this picture and where I can get more from. I'm doing the roof n notice they are broken.
 

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So the 2 house batteries don't go to the engine start battery correct.
That is correct.
do you guys know what the curved panel is call
I would call them trim as it looks to be plastic and just cosmetic. With the age of your RV, it may be difficult to find that trim, if it is available at all. I don't know of any current RV that uses them. I'm not sure what kind of roof you have as most from that era were EDPM but that was also usually white. I hope that someone familiar with Fleetwood products from the 90's will read this and join in.
 

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The pics posted, are exactly like our ‘95 Bounder. Ours has the ‘starter’ battery is the lower right battery, ‘house’ batteries are upper & lower batteries on the left. That’s the way the previous owner had it. So we have kept it that way.
 

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That is correct.

I would call them trim as it looks to be plastic and just cosmetic. With the age of your RV, it may be difficult to find that trim, if it is available at all. I don't know of any current RV that uses them. I'm not sure what kind of roof you have as most from that era were EDPM but that was also usually white. I hope that someone familiar with Fleetwood products from the 90's will read this and join in.
Yea, I'm going back with tpo. I read that people use ac ducting n cut it to match. So I think I can just replace it with something else. Maybe some sheet metal.
 

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Ok need some advice for what adhesive for wood to foam. I can't find any of the great stuff wall and floor adhesive. Any others I can find in store
 

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Did you put in new foam insulation or a layer of new over the old? An impressive display of workmanship so far. Just a comment, if you use curved plastic for the edging it would be a good idea to paint it, as most plastics will degrde quickly exposed to UV.

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Did you put in new foam insulation or a layer of new over the old? An impressive display of workmanship so far. Just a comment, if you use curved plastic for the edging it would be a good idea to paint it, as most plastics will degrde quickly exposed to UV.

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Nope I lucked out, it was super easy to get under the wood with a multi tool scraper. I took my time to loosen up enough so I could grab a larger sheet up at a time. It was super easy and quick. Both the rubber and the wood. N thats the original foam. It was in super good condition. Oh and the plastic were underneath the tpo so it's not gonna be exposed whatever I do go back with
 
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