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Twice now after towing for 6 hours the Equinox battery is dead and needs a jump. I pulled fuse #32 and I went through the after towing procedure in the owners manual. I have not seen anyone else having this problem, maybe they did short distance tows? I'm thinking of running a 12v charging line from the Motorhome back to the Equinox and not pulling fuse #32, that way the 12v power source in the car will still work, for the Break-buddy. Any one have another suggestion?
 

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Is it dead right after you turn the engine off or is it when you leave the vehicle hooked up electrically to the trailer? Sounds like this is either a bad battery or alternator but it could be something else simple like unplugging the trailer wiring harness.
 

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Properly wired there should be no draw on the battery when the vehicle is parked assuming the lights have been turned off. Small trailers ( utility, boat etc) wiring is always suspect. I would doubt its the cars wiring so check or have the trailers wiring checked. Sounds like a short to me.
 
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