When you’re on the road, the last thing you want to worry about is running out of power.  Apollo vehicles operate on ancillary battery systems which power internal appliances such as the fridge, lights and water pump. The batteries only recharge when you drive the vehicle or when connected to mains power. Idling the engine won’t provide enough power to recharge the house battery. Try to reduce battery consumption to by turning off all unnecessary lights and appliances, and by connecting to mains power when stationery.

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When you are connected, all equipment automatically runs on mains power rather than the battery. Appliances such as the television, microwave, rear air-conditioning and power points only run on mains power. Here are some tips to help you enjoy a trouble free, powered up tour of Australia or New Zealand in your Apollo:

1. For the 12 Volt system to work, the 12 Volt main switch must be in the