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Old 10-23-2013, 09:58 AM   #11
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Under normal conditions when you are plugged in, the converter should prevent dimming or voltage loss (same thing) regardless of the battery condition.

You have a converter or wiring (ground) problem for sure. Your battery may also be bad but that is secondary to the issue at hand. The ground connections should be check first, then the converter. The OEM converters are pretty prone to failure.
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:25 AM   #12
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Lou, stupid question. Where are the frame ground screws?
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:43 AM   #13
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Follow the negative lead from the battery. It's where that connects to the frame.

There will also probably be a connection to the frame in your power distribution center (breaker/fuse panel).
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Old 10-23-2013, 01:15 PM   #14
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Follow the negative lead from the battery. It's where that connects to the frame.

There will also probably be a connection to the frame in your power distribution center (breaker/fuse panel).
They are located underneath the frame and location varies by model.

Like Barry said, the first stop should be battery ground. The second the converter ground. There are others (like the photos) that may only be seen by dropping the belly panel.
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Old 10-23-2013, 02:32 PM   #15
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I found a loose ground near the land electric cord. Not sure what it is for as it disappears into the belly panel. When I turned on the heater and all the lights while the water heater was on there was no strobbing of lights. Thanks to all who responded. I will keep you posted of the effects this pm and am.
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So, all seemed to be well last night until 3:30 am when I was awakened by the converter's struggle to run the battery. Battery voltage was 9, replaced battery and all seems to be well this evening.
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