Does your Motorhome’s Engine Charge Your House Battery?

One topic that seems to be asked a lot is whether or not your RV charges your house battery as you are driving down the road. The simple answer is that some do, and some don’t.

Worse yet, many times the owner’s manuals really don’t say for sure if you have this feature or not.

Well, here are a couple methods (shown on a Class C built on a Ford E450 chassis) you can use to determine whether or not your house batteries are charged by the engine’s alternator.