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Old 08-22-2010, 08:39 AM   #1
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Unhappy no lights, no fridge

This rockwood 8283 fiver works awesome, with shore power - I have no power to the frig controls or anything else when I unplug therefore cannot start the frig on gas for travel ..... any ides why guys and gals?
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:54 AM   #2
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You MUST have 12 volt Battery voltage for all to work on propane gas.
Is the propane bottles full and on the correct bottle using the propane regulator?
Also is your Propane Gas detector powered up? Green light.
If not it will not allow the use of propane on any appliance.
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Check the fuses on the 12 volt side of the converter.



Also, the MAIN breaker, on the left side(top, red arrow) of the converter.

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Old 08-22-2010, 08:58 AM   #4
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yes sir, and I assumed it worked because when I plug shore power, the fridge works fine through this outlet along with everything else...... its seeming that the 12 volt battery is not distributing through the fuse/breaker panel ..... maybe a bad converter/ inverter? I am totally new to this and am running out of ideas fast .....
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Old 08-22-2010, 09:00 AM   #5
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did that yesterday - aok .....
I'm at the point where I may remove the panel and see how the 12v connection to the back might look .... and try to trace it back to the battery looking for inline fuses
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Old 08-22-2010, 09:01 AM   #6
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yes sir, and I assumed it worked because when I plug shore power, the fridge works fine through this outlet along with everything else...... its seeming that the 12 volt battery is not distributing through the fuse/breaker panel ..... maybe a bad converter/ inverter? I am totally new to this and am running out of ideas fast .....

If you have shore power that will make the convertor produce 12 VDC to the system but it doesn't mean your battery is good.
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did that yesterday - aok .....
I'm at the point where I may remove the panel and see how the 12v connection to the back might look .... and try to trace it back to the battery looking for inline fuses

Does any of your 12 volt lights work without shore power?
I would first check the voltage and connections at the battery.
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bad converter/ inverter? I am totally new to this and am running out of ideas fast .....
It's a Converter.

Check the BROWN 40 amp fuses also.

To do further investigating, you'll need a multi-meter.
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Old 08-22-2010, 09:04 AM   #9
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ah yes ... I follow you ..... the jacks and slide out work fine off the battery, its just the frig and interior that I have nothing ..... there's no power to the frig on battery and therefore it won't send the auto signal to go to gas frig ..... propane is all fine
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by the way it's great that you experienced guys are here helping out
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