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hi guys

i bought a battery saver plus to keep my starting battery topped up , two weeks later i went to start the camper and the battery wouldnt light a bulb , :evil: :evil: i bought it from maplins but lost the receipt so im stuck with it , these things should be fitted with a one way diode so this dosent happen so im going to take it apart and see whats in there. ive recharged the battery and its holding so far so fingers crossed .

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kenny+stella
 

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hi mike

yes it's exactly the same and i also think its a great idea , my battery is 9 months old and in very good cond , ive left it for 2 months over winter and it still starts the mh like it ran yesterday , the batt was in excellent state of charge and my cigar lighter is live when ignition is off .

ive changed nothing in my set-up for 3 weeks prior to buying this and the vehicle started easily just before i fitted it, it had been connected for 2 weeks , i went out yesterday to check it and the battery wouldnt even light a tiny bulb it was completely lifeless , its also got a red flashing led to tell you its working so im assuming it sucked every last bit of life from my batt during darkness. as ive lost the receipt im going inside it for a look around, i may replace the diode as ive got hundereds lying around . im also thinking of trying to test it on some other battery to see if it does the same to that. hope yours stays healthy mike .
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tested the panel today , its outputing power and reads about 13.8 volts , my cigar lighter still works stuff so fuse is ok , im going to replace the diode myself just have to check the reverse breakdown of the ones ive got to see if theyre up to the job.
thanks for the replys

kenny+stella
 
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