How to Wire a Truck Camper Engine Battery?

Answer The engine battery, properly known as the chassis battery, of a camper should be of the Starter, Lights, Ignition (SLI) variety. Recreational vehicles (RVs) often have a secondary 12-volt electrica... Read More »

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How to Wire the Camper Battery for My Tacoma?

The Toyota Tacoma truck can be equipped with a truck bed camper, and it can tow a trailer camper. Both styles of camper benefit from having a deep cycle battery dedicated to the "house" circuits to... Read More »

How to Wire a Battery Isolator in a Camper?

A battery isolator is a necessity in any camper that uses a separate battery to power lights and other accessories when the engine is off but recharges when the engine is on. An isolator performs t... Read More »

How to Install a Battery Isolator on a Truck Camper?

A truck camper's chassis battery helps start the engine and powers the automotive systems, such as lights, blinkers and the horn. The coach battery powers direct current (DC) "house" equipment, whi... Read More »

How to Wire an RV With Isolated Engine 12V Battery?

The isolator on a recreational vehicle (RV) serves three purposes. It firstly allows the alternator to recharge a depleted coach battery while the engine is in use. Secondly, it prevents the "house... Read More »