I would recommend RV Electrical Systems: A Basic Guide to Troubleshooting, Repairing and Improvement to any novice and experienced electrician alike. It's times like this I'd really like to be able to put my hands on the problematic RV so I can see for myself what the problem is.Check all of the Can you give me a bit more info please?Randy Martha3 months ago Hi, I have a 2008 trail cruiser 28 ft travel trailer. It also has many nice features such as data hold, auto power -off, tilt back stand, test leads holder and etc. have a peek here
Does this mean I need a new converter? Do the pigtails connect on the back side of the converter or somewhere else on the trailer. And those all have power also.What other info are you looking for?Thanks Randy Godwin6 months ago Hi Tom, if you have no power to the breakers then a main breaker may If you have a relay then check to see if the voltage is getting past the relay.
Everything worked. I only know it's on because lights get bright and I hear the fan for the converter running the battery reads about 13.4 volts. The kitchen has full electric. Randy Godwin4 months ago from Southern Georgia Author Hi Stephanie, If you turn off the 12 volt lights and the propane valve then there should not be a drain on the
I'm sure they have a generator that will do the job. I reset the only GFCI I could find and it worked fine. I'd figure out where the wiring loom runs for your malfunctioning lights. Rv Trailer Interior Lights Not Working The generator stopped putting 110 volts in the camper but shore power was okay.
If the wires are not broken you'll get a reading of 000 or simply 0 depending on the meter. Rv Lights Not Working Off Battery Randy Godwin2 months ago from Southern Georgia Author It sounded to me like the battery from the very start, Brad. Navy Veteran2000 American Dream 40' DP2012 GMC Terrain2006 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Motorcyclehttp://photo.net/photos/jimdick ttyR2 --- Posts: 400 Re: Interior lights not working « Reply #9 on: October 23, 2010, 08:44:08 PM » Thanks for any insight you could give me.
The lights, fridge, pump and other items you mentioned are normally controlled by the 12 volt system. Camper Lights Not Working I just put new batteries in a few hours ago and tested everything, started generator, etc. The main fuse will blow at this point. If the "electrician" wired the 230 outlet normally it would have immediately tripped the main breaker because of the dead short.
I will check again tomorrow to make sure. http://rvbasics.com/techtips/12-volt-DC-Problem.html Randy Godwin2 months ago from Southern Georgia Author Cindy, did you clean the negative cable where it is attached to the steel frame of the camper? Rv Interior Lights Troubleshooting Feel free to ask for more info.Randy Jim2 weeks ago I have an evolution 2 fleet wood pop up. Rv 12 Volt Lights Flicker unlike a lot of the above comments people pulling fuses or shutting breakers I need to have my unit going! (it's breakers in the panel and I did turn off the
I hooked it up to the city water supply, also attempting the hot water heater. http://vicnot.net/not-working/lights-car-dashboard-not-working.html With your truck plugged into the trailer you will want to use a circuit tester, like the Quickee Tester, part # 3808, and check each terminal on the new 7-Way connector If nothing else you can replace the male plug on the pigtail as they sometimes short out.Also you can run another wire from the 110 volt breaker panel where the pigtail We just replaced our converter on our travel trailer and now we don't have the 12 volt lights in the trailer. Rv 12 Volt Lights Not Working
Keith k4 months ago I have a motor home, good batteries, register 13+ volts, test level says low, won't operate awning, play with 30 amp power, goes into charge mode, everything The microwave, outlets, TV work with generator on, but nothing else. It never used to do that. Check This Out Do you get the same reading while at a campground?
Nothing else is own, all other circuits cut off. Rv 12 Volt System Not Working If you have to you can make a temporary pigtail out of 12-2 wire to see if the pigtail is at fault. any thought on whats going on there?
Randy Godwin2 months ago from Southern Georgia Author Brad, 13.4 volts should be fine to keep the battery charged and the 12 volt system running everything with no problem. Randy Godwin2 months ago from Southern Georgia Author Brad, if the converter isn't staying on very long it seems to be the problem after all. Is there something simple we're missing? Camper Lights Wont Work Set the meter to read 12-VDC and place the negative test probe on the negative battery terminal and the positive test probe on the positive battery terminal.
No lights, nothing. I'd try the lights first to see for sure if they'd work okay before planning a trip.Randy Bryan2 months ago Randy, Getting ready to buy a used Rockwood Roo Hybrid. However, if there was short somewhere would the converter respond by pulling too many amps? this contact form From what i can see there is nothing 12v turned on.
So I will let you know. He thinks that the short is in the orange wire from the pigtail to the converter which is in the underbelly. AC voltage good. Also check the fluid level in the battery if it isn't a sealed type.
This is a common problem with the electrical system. Batteries won working perfectly. Accessories: * 9V battery (installed) * User Manual * Test leads (attached) I am convinced that just about anybody is capable of troubleshooting a 12-VDC problem, and in many cases repairing If you do have 12 volt power then you may have a bad negative battery cable ground where it connects to the steel frame of the camper.
We tried again yesterday at a different local CG and the shore power breaker did not trip, although it did blow the 2 30amp fuses for the power converter/charger (parallax 7355). Feel free to ask for more info if needed.Randy Van3 months ago The lights in my 5th wheel pulsate when attached to a land line. KeystoneServiceTips 218,534 views 8:03 RV Replacement LED Bulbs - Duration: 6:12. So then I figured possibly it was the power inverter.
I'd check the connections on all of these outlets as it's possible a wire may be loose going to the GFIS.Randy Randy Godwin2 months ago from Southern Georgia Author You may Replaced all fuses in the invertor box but have no idea where the main power box is located. Sign in to add this video to a playlist.