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Old 05-11-2016, 07:43 AM   #1
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Unhappy Fuse boxes?

Hi Everyone!

We just purchased a 2016 Forest River, Salem, Cruise Lite, 230BHXL and after 1 camping trip, our front power jacks stopped working. We called the dealer and got a run around. We emailed the manufacturer in Elkhart, IN- but no response. So, we searched on line for possible causes.

The general consensus is that the fuse for the front power jacks may have blown. The problem is, we cannot find the fuse for the power jacks/awning/slideout. The fuses for these features are not in the main panel by the dinette. Does anyone know where they could be? We looked everywhere for them- but we are not able to locate them. Does anyone know where they could be hiding? Thank you in advance!

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Old 05-11-2016, 08:39 AM   #2
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Usually (but not always - units differ) the jack power line from the battery has an inline fuse. Follow the line usually (but not always) red from the jack to the battery. You'll probably find a plastic enclosure with a fuse in it.

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Old 05-11-2016, 10:39 AM   #3
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The fuse should be near the motor and when I had issues with it blowing I
replace it with a resettable fuse. Good Luck
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:32 AM   #4
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Check the simple stuff first: Check plug behind the switch and motor. I've seen a lot of poor connections on campers.
If your jacks are remote controlled: Our unit has the fuse for the jacks on the remote control board, hidden behind a trim panel under the fridge.
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:47 AM   #5
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The fuse for the front jacks on our unit was an inline fuse hidden in the wire loom (plastic tubing covering the wires) behind the battery.
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Old 05-18-2016, 03:42 PM   #6
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Yes, agree with what's been mentioned. The jack does not go through the fuse panel, it operates regardless of whether the battery disconnect switch is on or off.
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Old 05-18-2016, 04:03 PM   #7
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Look for these red covers near your battery.
There's a reset button on them.

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