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Old 02-05-2015, 02:26 PM   #1
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I bought a 2004 M370 and took down the light fixtures and painted them and when I tried to reconnect them I think I may have blown a fuse, but I can't find where it is. Can someone help me?
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Old 02-05-2015, 03:05 PM   #2
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I bought a 2004 M370 and took down the light fixtures and painted them and when I tried to reconnect them I think I may have blown a fuse, but I can't find where it is. Can someone help me?
If it is a 12 volt light fixture the panel usually is where the main 120 volt panel is and circuit breakers. It should be the glass fuses and may also be close to the coach batteries inside an enclosed metal box.

Please clarify what you have done so far and what type of light fixture is it. 12 volt DC or 120 volt AC
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I am very new to all this, being my first MH. I know that light worked fine before I disconnected the wires and the MH is not connected to a land electrical cord, so I guess it is battery powered.
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Do you think you painted the contacts where the wires hook up?
Edit: Did you unhook the wires when you painted?

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Did not paint them, had them wrapped in tape. I did see a spark when I was trying to reconnect, which is why I think I may have blown a fuse. The fuse box is outside by where the backup batteries are?
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Did not paint them, had them wrapped in tape. I did see a spark when I was trying to reconnect, which is why I think I may have blown a fuse. The fuse box is outside by where the backup batteries are?
Being you have an older motorhome I can only suggest where the panels may be.
Here is a few pictures of my 12 volt DC panels and fuses are located.

Look for brown plastic panels at floor level in the rear bedroom area.

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Usually the fuses for the 12v interior coach lights are located in the main power panel where the breakers are located. The light circuit fuses are usually the two prong automotive type and there should be a row of them. If you are lucky each fuse should have a label. If not, you will have to pull and inspect each one until you find the blown one. It is hard to inspect wthout removing them. It will likely be a 15 amp fuse so start with them. If its bad the little silver conductor will have a gap. If you don't have a fuse puller use a needle nose pliers.


Also, if the new fuse blows like the other one did, you probably have a short. Make sure you hooked up the light properly and that the wires and connectors are not touching a ground of some sort.
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I can't find it anywhere in the interior. I opened all the hatches on the bottom of the unit and I can't find where the backup batteries are at?
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I can't find it anywhere in the interior. I opened all the hatches on the bottom of the unit and I can't find where the backup batteries are at?
On my older Georgetown 320 the backup batteries were in the engine compartment and the main breaker/fuse box was near the floor on the bed frame. Easy to get covered by blankets hanging off the edge of the bed. Not sure if this helps but thought I'd throw it out there.
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On my 2005 and on my 2000 GT's, the batteries are under the entry steps. The fuse panel is in the brown box mounted somewhere low on the street side in the bedroom, or on the end of the bed if there's no bedroom slide.
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