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Old 01-02-2015, 11:00 AM   #21
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That really is odd, are your other rocker lights working on 12V only? You are going to have to pull that switch and measure it there with a meter. The wire could be cut or not making contact. You going to have to trace it back to where your losing power. Also check your ground on that circuit. Until we know that the switch is working we can't go farther. You might just have a bad switch. Do you see any heat tape at your sewer line. You should be able to get 12v there if you can see the wires. Should be between the outlet and the valve. I had to replace my switch once already. Do you have any liquid in your tanks? a couple of gals. or so?

My Arctic Pk consists of just a pad on each waste tank (Sunseeker Motorhome). I have never looked into it because I had read on here they were 12v and were battery killers. Since my basement is enclosed with a furnace duct, just figured the pads were over-kill. The Arctic Pk rocker lights with 120v present only. I'll looking into it more when it warms up. Just another puzzle to keep me thinking
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Old 01-02-2015, 11:07 AM   #22
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My Arctic Pk consists of just a pad on each waste tank (Sunseeker Motorhome). I have never looked into it because I had read on here they were 12v and were battery killers. Since my basement is enclosed with a furnace duct, just figured the pads were over-kill. The Arctic Pk rocker lights with 120v present only. I'll looking into it more when it warms up. Just another puzzle to keep me thinking
I agree that is an interesting problem to figure out. The whole thing sounds strange. I just shot down my black tank and got a reading of 46 degrees. No heat on in the basement but A space heater in the unit set at 60 degrees. I have about 3 gals of water and 1/4 of a gal of good old pink. Outside temp here at night is in the 20's and day time in the 40's.
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Old 01-06-2015, 11:25 AM   #23
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Just a thought on the switch light...is it possible that it doesn't come on when not hooked up to shore power to avoid an unnecessary (albiet small) draw on the 12v batteries?
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Old 01-06-2015, 11:35 AM   #24
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My light will stay on as long as the rv is running
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Old 01-16-2015, 12:33 PM   #25
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I had my tank heater switch replaced with a lighted toggle since the old one didn't light up. The tank heaters will eat your batteries on a cold night, and the switch position was easy to overlook. My Freelander's switch wasn't even labeled from the factory.
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Old 01-16-2015, 01:26 PM   #26
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The following indicates that a 12VDC & 120ACV model is available
maybe FR has installed these in some units
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Old 01-17-2015, 07:34 PM   #27
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In looking at the UltraHeat installation guide (assuming that's what I have), it states to connect the heating pad power feed to the 12v output side of the convertor and not to battery power...?? If this is the case, does this mean it only works when 120v is available to the convertor? This might make sense in my setup with the switch light only operating while on shore power or when the generator's running.
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:36 PM   #28
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most likely runs on both 12v and 110v ac dc i was told today ,was told the last switch on right uper panel is this where your is
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:40 PM   #29
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my wasn't labeled ,had it changed by dealer, my dealer nows almost as much as i do about this ,we all should complain to the company
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Old 01-20-2015, 07:59 AM   #30
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Mine is labeled on the control panel.


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