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Re: Auxiliary Trailer Battery

To: Larry Hoy <>
Subject: Re: Auxiliary Trailer Battery
From: David Scheidt <>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 13:08:05 -0500
On 5/25/05, Larry Hoy <> wrote:
> I've done this.  Here are my tips.
> Yes, it can be charged from the tow vehicle, use a switched circuit to
> do the charging.  I can't tell you about the 4 wire terminal,  my
> vehicle uses the LARGE round plug, (7-8 wires?  Plenty there to find
> one to use for charging).
> If the trailer will be sitting for extended periods you need to
> maintain the battery charge, or use a RV battery.

Permanently installing a trickle charger will make it much more
convenient to do this.

David Scheidt

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