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I shall be leaving my motorhome unused for 5 months , stored undercover. would a trickle charge to the car battery also feed the 2 leisure batteries ? If so , what specification charger should I look for ? thakns for any comments

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As a rule,a trickle charge is for a normal car battery and yours are deep cycle...so one may not be enough to charge 2 batteries here..There is a bit of maths you need to do for it...

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