Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-18-2017, 08:09 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 647
Power Cord Reel Problem 2015 38GK

Anyone know who makes this?

Went to pull out yesterday and would not reel in. The switch appeared to be stuck in the reel in position. I pulled the switch and ordered a new one, due in today but I checked voltage on the switch wires and nothing. Checked fuses and replaced 1, rechecked voltage and was fine. I rechecked voltage today and nothing again.

I have 2 wires on the outside of the reel enclosure that I get voltage to. I am wondering if I can wire that switch to those 2 wires?

The enclosure is impossible to get into without cutting the enclosure to pieces.
__________________

Ron & Margaret
2014 Ram 3500 DRW 6.7, Aisin, 4.10
"Pequod" 2015 Redwood 38GK
Titan Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2017, 11:43 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
r time soon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 553
Sorry for your luck Ron, I googled and found this:

50 Amp RV Power Cord Reels RH54 RL54 | Technology Research, LLC

You might have a mini breaker up by the charger bar that actually powers this. Sorry but I don't know how Redwood actually runs them. Haven't seen one in person yet.



Chris
r time soon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2017, 01:02 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 647
$200 later... I had a mobile RV service come out and cut a hole in the side of the enclosure so we could access the electric connections. Found the reel motor is shot. The power cord is fixed on the reel and cannot be just unplugged so I will secure that end with Gorilla Tape and tie the remainder 30 ft. of cord to the ladder and hope I don't end up dragging it down I-10.
This should be interesting to find out how Redwood handles this warranty issue as a full timer.
__________________

Ron & Margaret
2014 Ram 3500 DRW 6.7, Aisin, 4.10
"Pequod" 2015 Redwood 38GK
Titan Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2017, 02:33 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 124
Ron, I guess we will know its you on I10. Kind of hard to miss that one... Good Luck with Warranty fix while out on the road.
Ken
__________________
2015 F350 DRW, 2015 Sequoia SQ38HRL, G614's, Titan Disk Brakes, Trail-Air Flex Air pin box, SRE4000 w/ X-brace, Heavy Duty Shackle Straps w/ Wet Bolts & New Springs.. Now I am done for awhile.
830hvacman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Redwood RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.