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Old 09-10-2017, 01:05 AM   #11
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Battery disconnect is in correct position. However there is a very lose wire from that battery to the on/off switch. Hubby will tighten that tomorrow. Tonight he will watch OU and Ohio State. Football wins I'll let you know how that works tomorrow. Thanks for all the help


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Tell Hubby to check every connection he can as all RVs seem to have loose connections. Once he's done in the Battery compartment have him disconnect shore power, then pull the panel off the power distribution panel and check the tighteness on all the circuit breaker and fuses.
On our RL we were have strange power readings and found the main 12V line on the Battery Disconnect was ready to fall off because the nut was so loose.
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:40 PM   #13
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We have a Machum inverter. Gives 11.7 reading on inverter when unplugged from shore. Front battery is 13.84 rear battery is 11.88. After being plugged into 110 since 8 am. same reading on inverter when plugged into truck


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Batteries charged all night and we tightened the one loose wire.. we are now able to use the plug that the fridge is supposed to use.. We will check the inverter after we get a full charge on the batteries to see if it will now work while we are driving.. Thank you all for your help...


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Tell Hubby to check every connection he can as all RVs seem to have loose connections. Once he's done in the Battery compartment have him disconnect shore power, then pull the panel off the power distribution panel and check the tighteness on all the circuit breaker and fuses.
On our RL we were have strange power readings and found the main 12V line on the Battery Disconnect was ready to fall off because the nut was so loose.
Ditto on taking the time to check all connections. I would like to add, based upon experience, also lightly tug on each conductor to assure it is tight WITHIN the crimped connector. On my 36RL I found EVERY spade, ring and fork crimp connection loose. After a trip to HD to pick up boxes of each style I spent an entire day replacing loose crimp on and barrel connectors. Picked up some connectors at an auto parts store for the higher AWG DC power leads. As you noted the incoming AC and all battery connections should be disconnected before diving into this project. Great early spring or late fall project with LED portable lighting.
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We are going back to the dealership after this trip to get a list of small problems fixed. We will have them look at all the connections for the inverter at that time. Hopefully they will get every thing working correct this time.


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We have a 2017 RW and just plugged into the house power at our home. The refrigerator will not stay on.. So Hubby unplugged from the wall ran an extension cord to plug by microwave and fridge works.. Any idea what is going on and/or how to correct . We leave for a 2 week trip Monday so no time now for service center..
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We have a 39MB 15 model, had a similar problem with our residential fridge, there is a 200 amp fuse on back wall above buzz bar that had blown located in front compartment, and that was keeping the refrigerator from working.
Our batteries had died when we left unit at dealer as they failed to cut off both power switches, and mechanic shot a quick charge through generator that blew the fuse. It did power the batteries long enough for us to raise landing legs, and we were told it would recharge while traveling to CG. It did not and we ran the refrigerator by extension cord until I could find the fuse as it was the weekend.
Everything else in unit worked of shore power except refrigerator and battery charge.
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