Question, I took my 20013 fun finder out and plugged into shore power at campground. I use a flat-blade screwdriver (with insulated grip) for the terminals and a good pair of needle-nosed pliers (with rubber covered handle) to bend the wire ends onto the screw heads. You should check your battery for adequate water and that it not just old (5+ years). Is this low amperage damaging my camper? The light were going light an then deem like a touch lamb before going off for good. There IS power to breakers, and fuses. Answer: OK, First of all, if your RV's battery(s) are original, then you need to test them properly. Any suggestions on what to check? Answer: You didn't mention some pertinent information, but let me give you a few hints of things for you to check. Second, Check your COACH battery and make sure it is fully charged. Any idea of what we can try? Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on August 08, 2020: Chris Knob - OK,Let's tear this one down and get to the root of your problem. I still have 120 when checking for heat at the main breaker, but when checking any other breaker to the neutrals, they all read 0, meaning the neutrals are hot. At a bare minimum, the last several feet of corroded wire should be replaced. It powers your lights as well as your temperature control panel. What could short this battery to get hot? Admittedly, this is a rare issue, but it can happen. By the way, if you use a multimeter and measure across the COACH battery terminals it should read around 13.5-VDC. My question is will the be 5th wheel be repairable? These current figures are not exact and vary by manufacturer and model. Any time a power converter is plugged in and working, you will always “see” more than 13 volts. If the trailer lights flicker on and off, there is a good chance the trailer is grounding by way of the hitch instead of through the trailer's wiring connector. Also, 1-disconect the RV and see if just having the cable connected works, then 2- turn OFF all of your AC-Viltage breakers, including the MAIN, and then try to run the gen with the RV connected. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on June 16, 2020: Ginny - Did you install the new AC or did the dealer? This is a problem for the campground, and if they don't accept responsibility for any damages, then I wouldn't go there again. It does not allow for a voltage drop through the connection. Question: I have a 2005 Terry quantum 295rlts. Answer: This kind of problem that occurs often when your COACH batteries are not holding a charge and you are normally running on your Converter. Question: I have a 5th wheel with a 1000 watt xantrax inverter. Note that breakers can go bad themselves; if they trip too many times, they can suffer mechanical stress and lose their ability to stay closed at the current they were designed for. They are too dangerous, especially when they involve AC power or propane. Select your vehicle Make, Year, and Model, and we'll show you products engineered for your vehicle. Ian - On most motorhomes, the entrance light switch is only for the ceiling light nearest the door. So, check your external power cable contacts for any buildup and clean them back to shiny metal. It does not trip the house breaker. Test all of the lights, from the backup lights to the turn signals and brake lights to ensure the problem is not the tow vehicle itself. Address the problem now so you don't have to fuss around with your trailer once the cold weather arrives. There is no reset button on the control panel but everything else is working fine including registering the leisure batteries, water pump etc and as I said the starter battery when hitched up to electricity. I look at the top 3 best emergency window breakers for cars. Because: Always remember, the fuse was designed for a normal operational load. Sure, you may have a 50-AMP AC-Voltage system but this has nothing to do with your DC-VOLTAGE system. I suspect that the previous owner used the wrong lamp. I assume they're electrical, so check if your camper's battery is fully charged because the jacks operate on this power source. RV house batteries are new and 13.5vdc. a set of AC fuses or breakers to interrupt the 115-volt AC power coming from outside the RV if anything goes wrong in the 115-volt system. We bought a 2007 Dutchman Durango class b plus can’t find the circuit or fuse box. Look for the appliance's power rating in watts. These basic videos cover how to use each item on your camper. While driving, it showed it was running on gas, and the light was not flashing, so we assumed it was ok. All you have to do is link up the white wire to the negative and the colored wires to the positive. The voltage in your home is AC voltage, in the US typically 115V AC. Checked all switches, fuses, breakers which are all good. But, your interior lights, water pump and electric thermostat do not work, and all of these things operate on the same batteries, via our DC Fuse panel. If it drops to zero when you crank the engine, its voltage level should not drop to zero. If so, consider moving it to a screw of its own or at least move it to the stack bottom. A long shot is that, considering the age of your RV, there is a loose wire on one of your water pump control switches to ground. With these warnings in mind, below is a table of fuse colors and what ratings they indicate, in case you go shopping for replacement fuses. I recommend that you check this battery voltage and that it has water in it. Question: I have a 2008 Springdale by Keystone (30 ft pull behind trailer). It will need to be on for you to get power. among a number of other pieces of equipment in your RV. You may want to read my article on HubPages "How to Service Your RV Furnace" and go through the steps to see what might be bad. Answer: Remember that your camper has a battery and a CONVERTER that uses your 110-VAC to keep that battery charged. There are 10-, 15- and 35-watt fuses in the panel. Answer: Your Tail-lights and your Brake lights get their power through your dash light switch, as do your running lights, so I will assume you have power to this switch. And, considering that you say your RV power works appropriately when you are camping and using your generator, I would have to say that the only new variable you have introduced is the wiring of your HOUSE receptacle. My toaster won’t brown the toast, even after seven minutes, and my microwave takes four mins to heat a small coffee. especially if you use a multimeter and measure the presence of 12-VDC on the input terminals of the Inverter. It is a small switch, often near the door on the inside. Thanks again for the great article. And make sure you used the proper model# LED lamps for replacing your old incandescent lamps. I changed the headlight switch and now the dash lights work but my headlights and turn signals still do not work. The next thing to consider is that your cable from the RV to the generator may be too long because it could have some induced current between the common and ground wires that a new more sensitive GFCI could detect. Question: I have no 12 V when the motor does turn and I am not connected to 120 V AC. If this is the case, use wire cutters, a crimper and a wire stripper to perform a swap. Your on-board or portable generator can also be the cause of problems; it may stop running if your vehicle's gas tank is less than 1/4 full. Your COACH batteries are kept charged by your CONVERTER, which in turn operates on your 110-VAC. I have to ask if you possibly replaced or rewired your COACH batteries in your RV? If you get into the AC unit there is AC-VOLTAGE in the unit and you could be hurt, or worse. I wait to start, and the light comes on after turning the ignition key, but no cranking. With the symptoms, you described these checks should find your problem. I notice a clicking coming from under the Hood ONLY when I park the unit, and it is not connected to an external power source. Your safety will also be at risk if you’re using the wrong tires for your car. Check that all of th fuses are good and if they are, then you should get a multimeter and measure that you have voltage to the fuse panel and also out of each fuse. The engine batteries were low so I took them out and charged them up. But then we had a cloudy day and noticed the lights were going dim and the low voltage alarm went off so the batteries must not be charging from the 30 Amp RV plug. How can I stop my RV's a/c from tripping the main breaker? francesca plotino-graves on July 09, 2020: We have just had a dedicated 30 AMP receptacle added to our garage so we can use shore power when we are getting ready to go on a trip. Very, very frustrating. What is the cause? Any ideas? Your slide also operates on your COACH battery, and if the fuses are good in your interior 12-VDC fuse panel then you can also make sure you have your AUX Cut-Off switch in the right position. It powers these lights and other interior electrical equipment that operates on 12-VDC. Copyright © 2017 Michigan Truck Spring of Saginaw, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The refrigerator and air conditioner, even running in propane-fueled mode or on AC power, require DC voltage for their logic circuits, and so may fail to operate when there is a DC system problem. Everything in the RV was working except for the furnace, AC, and fan which is all controlled by the same thermostat. Pop Up campers, also known as fold down trailers make for a great first option for inexperienced RV owners due to their small size and ease of towing. Now they will not turn on from the automobile source. It's good to know which of your appliances use a lot of current, even when they are working properly. So, you need to keep it (them?) Question: My battery to the engine is boiling and hot. I went ahead and bought a third battery and hooked them up. So check the lights. When I hook up to our generator, I can get the plugs to work but nothing else. Two 6-volt DC batteries, connected in series, provide the 12-volt power that powers many lights and controls. Example: 1 KW means one kilowatt, one thousand watts. Can you advise? Normally your ENGINE electrical system would be separate from your COACH electrical system, so. Answer: If you're talking about the 110-VAC outlet that the RV TV plugs into, then yes, it will get its power from one of the 110-VAC breakers in the typical motorhome. 2001 Aerolite Cub had the inverter system fail and no longer charged the battery -- purchased a replacement DC inverter/AC breaker assembly and carefully duplicated the wiring hookups from the original. WARNING 2: If replacing a blown fuse or resetting a kicked breaker doesn’t fix the problem, you should seriously consider backing off and calling your RV manufacturer's Service Center for advice before doing anything else. I also notice my outside light by the hitch doesn't work either. The next question would be; did you check if the campsite you moved to actually has power at the connectors and that the breakers on the power pole? It's the power that runs your microwave, outlets and some of your lights. Breakers, fuses, batteries, gfi all working. Derrick - You have a COACH battery in your RV that powers these things, and one of the most common mistakes of RV owners is to not keep this battery in good condition and fully charged. Well, the interior lights are powered by the same 12-VDC battery in your RV. Standard wire sizes or gauges go from 0 to larger numbers. The battery reads at the highest level on the test level lights. An electrical component that allows current flow in one direction and impedes current flow in the opposite direction. Then you would check if one of these AC breakers has kicked OFF. Question: My trailer, when plugged into shore power, has no power. Another article of mine has more information about troubleshooting and maintaining your RV's batteries. Check it before you do anything else. Question: Why would my RV's 120v work but my 12v doesn't? Answer: To answer your last question first; No, the 12-Volt system in your Rv should not cause your Main Breaker to kick Off. Question: I have issues with the lights on my awning: they won't shut off. Are you tired of shelling out your precious ducats for an oil change every month? Question: I have a Fleetwood Terry 29 Ft 5th wheel. There are downsides, however, and this article lists the seven main disadvantages. Does your engine have a 110-VAC heater coil built in? Susan Wallace - Your symptoms are sparce, but because you mention that your camper batteries (ie. Question: The air conditioner in my RV doesn’t work well. They are wired so that anyone switch will start or stop the water pump. And it now looks like it does it most often when the water heater is turned on. If you’re … If the furnace runs, but you aren’t getting any heat, check to see if the propane is turned on. Question: I need help with an issue; my 2095 Allegro Bus is failing to start. Answer: If your Fridge is a full-size commercial home Fridge, then it is powered by an Inverter, which in turn is powered by either your COACH battery or a separate battery just for the Fridge. Testing Trailer Lights: Check the Grounds. If the previous owners selected the right replacement lamps, they should have been safe and should have operated properly on the auto's 12-VDC. These two things are the top most common causes of your problem. These were the easy things to check that are the more common problems, now to your breaker. Your DC power comes from a battery or batteries (like in the picture above). Many of my fellow campers who had surge protectors experienced damage that "fried" their breakers without the surge protector helping at all. rockwood pop up camper troubleshooting guide problem: roof corners out of adjustment solution: • raise the roof to the up position • measure each corner from the bottom of the roof extrusion to the top of the sidewall extrusion • the dimension should be 42” on a rockwood • the … If the sensors seem OK, then the most logical problem would be that your 12-VDC battery is not fully charged and may not be powering the temperature control panel properly which can cause it to give you errors. Both electrical systems can develop weakness in many places, especially when being hauled around on trips. I’m telling you I have three batteries that are fully charged, we have replaced the converter with a brand new one, and we are still losing low-voltage power intermittently. This should never show any voltage reading. Less powerful hair dryers might be better for RV use. If not, batteries may show they have voltage, but they will not be able to support a real load. The AC power control panel distributes this power to the appliances and outlets that use AC power, for example the air conditioner. The water pump is now blowing fuses. Check to see if the vehicle ground wire is stacked with additional wires on a screw. While the Clipper A-frame pop up camper doesn’t have any extra pop-ups, it still allows plenty of natural light in, thanks to the roof windows. It is designed, like a regular circuit breaker, to "throw" itself off when the current through it exceeds its designed current limit. Diana, get a cheap multimeter (Harbor freight 5$) and check the converter output. The wiring under one slide out wrapped around and broke numerous wires. I had the furnace igniter board checked out, and it was good. I have a 2019 Forest River Stealth toy hauler and recently, my bedroom lights , one on a switch and one push button stopped working. AC power is the power that you get when you plug your shore power cord in or power up your generator. Each component should have its own ground to the frame of the trailer. I just changed my house battery and the fan in the fuse box is not shutting off… Why is that? Thank you for his page! Replaced fuse and the lights work. Your Converter runs on your 110-VAC so it could be your problem if the battery voltage is low. If the bulbs are not the problem, disconnect the trailer's wiring system from the tow vehicle. All he is running is the air conditioner. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 09, 2020: francesca - your rv has a standard RV external power cord. The washer dryer did flicker and eventually turned on for just a few minutes, just enough time to make the clothes wet then stopped working and went back to clicking on and off. 2- Check that all wires attached to these batteries are tight and not damaged. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 30, 2020: Michael - I believe I understand. First of all, your TV would be powered by your camper's INVERTER, which converts your 12-VDC from your COACH batteries to 100-VAC for your TV. If you are unsure what current an appliance draws, use this simple method to calculate the maximum current it will draw when working. A GFI or Ground Fault Indicator (also called GFCB) is a receptacle with a RESET button on it. Can you help. 3- If it doesn't blow, then turn on your equipment, one at a time and determine which equipment is blowing the fuse. But as I think about your symptoms, I cannot imagine a way you could have wired the batteries into the RV that would cause the ignition to stay on (ie. When do you park your RV do you also use your SHUTOFF switches to turn ON power to your AUX equipment and turn OFF power to your MAIN equipment? The DC (direct current) system (12 volts), which runs the lights, switches, slides, and thermostats. I changed the light toggle on/off switch - which did not change anything. Examine the wiring on the trailer side and vehicle side for in-line fuses. gblues45 - Your Fridge control circuit board is powered by your 12-VDC AUX battery. Both the heater and A/C stopped working. If they are OK, then you have to do a little wire tracing to the high current solenoid that the power control panel uses to switch between the shore power and the generator. Everything seems to work but my TV sound doesn’t which is an indicator of low battery power. We had it plugged into our home, (No batteries are connected). So check if it will switch over to propane, and if not then you may have a battery voltage problem. The converter uses the higher-voltage AC power that comes in from the campground or generator through the 115-volt AC breaker panel and converts it to 12-volt DC. Direct current flows constantly in one direction, commonly from a positive lead to a negative lead. They worked prior. We are on a campground with full hook up; 50 amp, but the lights, water pump and AC stopped working. Next, you should check that your campsite power box is providing the proper power to your RV; 1- check that your external power cable is fully plugged in on both ends and 2- that the pins on the connectors are not oxidized and in need of cleaning. When this happens, the electric motor for each jack can draw too much current and thus possibly melt your wiring, if the fuse does not blow. Dennis - With a fifth-wheeler the door entrance light and the step are powered by your AUX (Coach) battery. what is causing this voltage drop? Answer: Not sure which breaker you're talking about, so I assume you're talking about your AC MAIN breaker. We also bought the BEST we could find, 30 AMP extension cord @ 100 FT. We plugged this in for the first time today and we have no power. I contacted Derek at Coleman Pop Up Parts for advice. Question: My 2019 THor Hurricane 35m has a "zone 1 temp sensor error" on my LED screen. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 16, 2020: Brenda - With a Lightning hit you never can tell just how much it was damaged without a thorough physical inspection of the interior wiring before you try anything. Your Fridge is called a 2way Fridge and it will operate on either 110-VAC or Propane, and it has a control panel that operates on your 12-VDC. Problems in the DC system can also cause lights or appliances to go on and off. If the grounds are compromised, perform a thorough cleaning and it just might do the trick. Question: After returning from a weekend trip where everything went great, I plug in my camper to the outlet at home and it trips the GFI breaker. 1- check your power cord from the generator to the RV for damage or bad connections. Answer: Your 12-VDC for your Rv engine is your MAIN battery. One AC unit is factory install and the other was installed 6 years ago that is not controlled by the thermostat. I have power at the vehicle side of the connector, and in the fixture, but the lamp wont light. Question: My RVs stabilizing jacks will not extend, do you think it's electrical? I replaced the slide controller and switch about four weeks ago. The other wire that you say powers your Awning and interior lights? Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 28, 2020: Michael - from your symptoms, I suspect that you may have an intermittent 110-VAC power source to your RV or inside it.. Start at your campsite power box and make sure your external power cord is firmly connected at each end. Question: I have a 2000 Fleetwood Pace Arrow. The thermostat wiring to the AC should be the same as with the Zone-1 AC unit, so you can use it as a guide, but BE CAREFUL! The sail switch then sends power to the high limit temperature control. This device is very useful in the hands of a trained individual, but the novice should not attempt to use all of its functions until they understand what they are trying to measure as well as any dangers involved in making the measurements. And along with these devices comes complicated electrical control and protection circuitry designed to protect the RV and its occupants. If the trailer lights flicker on and off, there is a good chance the trailer is grounding by way of the hitch instead of through the trailer's wiring connector. Your warning light is telling you that the wiring (HOT and COMMON lines) are reversed and need to be changed. These two things are the most likely causes of your problem. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on June 24, 2020: Stephen - When contractors rewire an RV for Solar Power, asn your symptoms indicate has been done to your RV, they do some custom wiring that I cannot see. Should I change the temperature sensor in my RV or is there more to the issue? Your interior light are 12-VDC lights and they, like a number of our other interior items such as your temperature control panel, your CO and gas alarms as well as your 2-way Fridge (if you have one) all run on your battery. Any idea what the problem would be? Also, make sure that the LED lamps you used are direct replacements for your old incandescent bulbs. Well, the Microwave operates on your 110-VAC and the clock is internal to the microwave so if the microwave operates, then so should your clock. There should be an indicator for each individual function. How can I further diagnose my RV's electrical problems? And, many older portable generators do not have a GFCI protected output. well, in most rv's, just like in your automobile,each type of accessory is usually tied to the nearest ground point on the chassis. I took some basic readings with my voltmeter and all I can tell is that the current spikes to high once the main breaker heats up. Thanks again. Starting with the absolute basics, your RV's appliances can be powered in three different ways. I suspect that when you connect your Converter alone to power, it is able to operate your DC powered circuitry, but with the COACH batteries being bad, they are loading your Converter down and without that 12-VDC available, so the Power Control Panel switches the RV circuitry back over to your Shore power. noticed that batteries on inverter seem to be boiling is this normal thanks. 3- check that where you rewired things there are no loose wires that might be shorted to other wires. If neither of these are operating then your Inverter is most likely bad. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on August 28, 2020: James - All of your overhead and exterior running lights are wired to the same fuse, but if your problem iw only with the 3 on the top-front, then this would indicate that particular string of lights has a bad connection to your fuse panel. You should make sure yours is working properly before you look at anything else. Is this switch and your awning light system something that was installed by the manufacturer? Wow, so glad I found this site! Near that location, the manufacturer may have cut the ground and common wires and used terminals where there can be loose connections. Or are the electrical wires fried? Do you have any idea what is wrong? From your symptoms you mention that you recently changed your batteries. The switch on the battery panel is on, however, there is a hot water on / off switch cover but it's just on the counter and I have no idea where it's supposed to be mounted. (Everything worked perfectly before.). Your RV has a Converter which is designed to keep your batteries charged, but NOT to apply so much voltage that a bettry would boil. We previously had a 35ft Motorhome and were plugged into same outlet and had no issues. Either way, if the switch is not functioning, check that it has 12-VDC voltage on each side of the switch. Electrical problems in an RV or camper are very common, and often RV owners don’t know where to start when they deal with them. Your Temperature control panel operates on 12-VDC so you could have a problem with your COACH battery being charged. Your tank uses a pump or two but they don't pull very much current, so why aren't your tank pumps plugged into your regular receptacles in your Fiver? A multimeter can measure potential (DC volts, AC volts), electric current (amps), and resistance (ohms). Which cars have dominated world speed records since 1980? I made an error in reinstalling them. This sealed connection will also prevent a breach by contaminants. I'm using the same power chord I usually run the RV off my Generator while camping, and it never trips? Secondly, while on Shore power, is your Converter operating? DC power can be calculated using the formula: W=V x I. The only thing we have not done is to plug it into shore power. One RV, Two Electrical Systems. Installation won't take more than a few hours to complete. The AC (alternating current) electrical system (generally 115 volts), which runs the air conditioner and some other devices. And if it blew, something has changed. Hanna RV & Trailer Supply carries a full selection of replacement parts and accessories for Jayco pop up campers. I had 12V to the thermostat, and the fuse is good. Only was it this past year, I couldn't plug it into a generator. If the blown fuses continue, it might be the result of the circuit being overloaded. Question: Recently, my bedroom lights started flickering but not losing power- like a half current. Older RVs tend to have fuses; newer ones, breakers. Sadly, you have a number of electrical devices to most likely replace such as your fuse panel, converter, and the associated wiring before you can troubleshoot the rest of your electrical system for problems. Hi I have put a 33 gallon fish tank in my fifth I am hooked up to 30 amp breakers are not going in my fifth but in the breaker box in the building next door all hooked up to the same power source could u help me please. The converter that charges your 12-volt batteries is often called an "inverter." You cannot see it without removing the cover as it is fastened to the back. 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