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Old 06-08-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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HELP! Hit 2 12v wires and blew fuse

1998 Georgetown 34'

I was changing the back closet double light and accidentally touched the red and white wires, there was a spark for a brief second and now no power. Now I have no power to the bedroom 12v lights and shower 12v light.

I checked all of the fuses under the dash, they were all good. I'm guessing there is a seperate fuse just for the 12v lights but where?????
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Old 06-08-2013, 03:25 PM   #2
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Open the cover on the converter. The fuses could be there.
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Old 06-08-2013, 04:20 PM   #3
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My '02 GT has a power center in the cupboard under the aft-most wardrobe. It has smoke-colored plastic covers over a number of breakers on the left side of the front panel and over a number of fuses on the right side. They're all house power circuits.

The fuse box under the dash is chassis circuitry.
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Old 06-08-2013, 08:52 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies.

I'm a Newbie so I'm going through a learning curve. I found what looked like a furnace grill, but actually was the access panel to the 12v fuses. I found a blown 15 amp fuse, replaced it and Thank God the lights came on.
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Don't you love community support? How did we get by before all this info was so readily available? Love the exchange of info here and the education the experienced rvers share with us. Thanks all.
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:26 AM   #6
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When working on your 12VDC systems, you might consider tripping the 12V shut off just like you would trip a breaker before working on 120VAC.

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Old 06-10-2013, 10:59 PM   #7
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You're right, dcheatwood. We've been RVers for two disconnected periods of 2 seasons with our disaster Class C and now into our third season with our GT Class A. I've posted enough to be classified as a Senior Member, but I sure don't feel I'm anywhere near some of the really seasoned people on here.

Being a retired mechanical engineer with experience in aerospace (British Aerospace, NASA and Boeing), machine tools (a now defunct British company called Wickman) and motorcycles (Norton), maybe there's enough memories and smarts to be able to contribute.
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