leisure battery

  1. phoenixfc7

    Main battery dead despite ctek and solar

    Main battery is completely flat, I am perplexed as I have a ctek and a solar panel so how has it run flat? I’m going to try jump start it tomorrow. Set up is 140 solar with Victron MPPT15/75 a ctek 250se and a agm leisure battery. I thought the starter battery would be charged first. Any ideas...
  2. flo.flowers

    For Sale LiFOS 105 lithium battery

    Never installed, charged once, box, manual, terminals & bolts, £800.00, collection from MK40. Regards, flo
  3. D

    Is my leisure battery on its way out , victron mppt

    Hi after reading lots on here i had the 150w panel and victron smart solar mppt 75/15 installed After a weekend away and thinking the battery was fully charged, it appears to be draining really quick, it seems to be constantly in bulk and charges to a decent level but drops to a really low level...
  4. A

    Leoch Adventurer 130Ah vs Xtreme 110Ah

    I’m seeing both of these batteries for £159.99. Obviously the 130Ah sounds better in terms of battery capacity, but the 110A Leoch Xtreme battery seems to be what loads of you on the forum have. As far as I can tell, the ability to start the van from the leisure battery is the only advantage...
  5. D

    T6.1 factory split-charge options

    I am in the process of orderi a new T6.1. weighing up cost of having a factory split charge fitted or going down the aftermarket route. after people’s experiences and advice please. Not ensurely sure what you get with the factory option.
  6. D

    Leisure Battery practically dead, but why?

    So went out to the van today after a week of not driving it to find the leisure battery was practically dead. (120 agm) Sitting at 11.5v. Managed to get it onto the battery charger and is now charging. My question is what could have possibly drained it, and have I done any lasting damage to it...
  7. Alanmh

    Dead Leisure Battery?

    So after a long day out in overcast weather yesterday, the leisure battery was only at about 95% cahege according to the Victron smart shunt. This morning I was awaken at about 7am by the fridge doing its start then stop low battery voltage thing.ao I looked at the Victron to find it saying...
  8. Dellmassive

    For Sale Transporter OEM AUX Battery tray for under bench seat

    Transporter OEM AUX Battery tray for under bench seat £25 ** ** i also have a second one for the other side of the double bench (for a twin battery setup under the double bench collection Ilford Essex.
  9. K

    CRX50 fridge killing battery after 2 hours

    Hi I’ve just bought a new T32 camper fitted with a 90amp (I think) leisure battery. On 12v fridge only lasts for about 2 hours and doesn’t cool that well plugged in at 240v. Does anyone have experience on this as I’ve been told it’s perfectly normal and 2 hours is all we should get on leisure...
  10. Stay Frosty

    Tragic leisure battery loss...

    Well loss of plot anyway. Straight away I have to confess I did used to be an electrician... ok, an average electrician but when it comes to leisure battery upkeep on a T6 I've found it far easier so far to put my fingers in my ears and go la, la, la than try and understand what is going on...
  11. T

    Leisure battery recommendations

    Evening, After around 2.5 years our leisure battery is dying and now struggling to hold charge for more than a few hours once fridge is on etc Current battery is the one in link below, it’s lasted around 2.5 yrs of abuse Thinking just getting the same again unless anyone has any other...
  12. MikeMc88

    Which cable to run from Leisure Battery to fuse box in rear cupboard?

    I am looking to put my fuse box in the rear cupboard and need to know which size cable to use? to run from battery under driver seat to cupboards at the rear of the van. Will a fused 6mm cable be enough?
  13. A

    Camper wiring questions, under seat pictures?

    As above I will try and keep my questions in one thread, I do have good electrical knowledge but mainly higher voltage 3 phase, not had a lot to do with vehicles and DC. How much of the wiring are people managing to fit under the drivers seat? Any pictures? i have a t6 so hoping to get leisure...
  14. N

    Leisure battery vent pipe?

    Hi Im just in the process of fitting my leisure battery and wiring my lighting etc. I have just read an article ref venting the leisure battery is this something everyone has done as I have not done this in the past?
  15. Rapt0rUK

    Renogy DCC50S + 100Ah Smart Lithium Install

    I have a general build thread in the works (Our T6 build journey...complete beginners!) but starting a separate thread for the electrics so that people can tell me in one place if i'm going to set my van on fire. After much research and deliberation we decided to go the lithium route with our...
  16. Chris Joyce

    Leisure battery wiring

    Evening folks. I have recently bought a leisure battery amongst other things from TravelVolts, (great service) The battery is a leoch 120agm with M8 bolt style terminals. Is it acceptable to connect multiple wires directly to the bolt or would it be better to convert it to a traditional post...
  17. B

    What do the numbers on a battery mean

    Hi all I don’t know anything about batteries. I need to run the phone charger, music and lighting for c two / three days wild camping off grid. I've had a look and can see my main battery and leisure battery are both AGM Varta 7 po 915 105 a 12v 75ah 420 What the heck does all that mean. Is...
  18. Lowlec

    trickle charging starter battery & Psu modification

    having not used The van for 3 weeks,and only use it on weekends Or every other in normal times!..the starter battery was down to 11.8v so I decided on utilising my fixed solar panel on my pop top as a permanent fit & forgot solution to maintain the starter battery,I also wanted to utilise this...
  19. Under chassis battery.

    Under chassis battery.

    This is an underslung battery on a 2010 T5 but the system can be the same on a T6.
  20. Catagonia

    Help with undermounted battery / water tank

    Hello Folks, Looking for a bit of advice from anyone who has fitted undermounted battery trays / boxes on their T6s? I'm midway through converting my 4motion SWB T6; I ideally wanted an undermounted fresh water tank, but there really doesnt seem to be much choice. At the moment I've got a...