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Old 09-29-2016, 10:47 AM   #11
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I agree that it sounds like battery to the stairs is being powered by your converter, for whatever reason. An inverter changes DC to AC; converters do the opposite. All converters are also the charging source for your batteries and many inverters can do that as well. Getting the terminology right is important in trying to help.
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Thanks guys.. I will get a picture of all my switches tonight and post them!
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I agree that it sounds like battery to the stairs is being powered by your converter, for whatever reason. An inverter changes DC to AC; convertersthe opposite. All converters are also the charging source for your batteries and many inverters can do that as well. Getting the terminology right is important in trying to help.
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If your batteries are disconnected and your stairs are connected to the output side of the disconnect switch, they won't work without the converter turned on since they have no power (batteries off and no converter.) However, on my 2015, the stairs are directly wired to the batteries and are not affected by the disconnect switch.
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My wife sent me the photos guys... here what i have including the mystery switch!

When I am connected to shore power should I have the "Battery Storage Control" switch on or off?

The "Main Light Switch" is the overhead lights in the main cabin...

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Light should be on for the battery storage switch, that means that the batteries are connected. Don't know what the extra switch is for...it isn't stock.
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That switch was installed by previous owners (could be for anything powered by AC voltage). The battery disconnect switch should be on while on shore power if you want to charge the battery. It must be noted that when connected to shore power the illuminated bar in the battery disconnect switch will be on whether the batteries have or have not been disconnected. Always actuate the top half of the switch with shore power connected just to make sure if you don't want the battery disconnected.
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My wife sent me the photos guys... here what i have including the mystery switch!

When I am connected to shore power should I have the "Battery Storage Control" switch on or off?

The "Main Light Switch" is the overhead lights in the main cabin...

Thanks again!
You will have to remove the fire extinguisher and back housing and start tracing where the wires behind that switch goes or comes from.



Being its location it may just be a bypass to the propane detector if it goes off and you still want propane valve to stay open.



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I don't see any application markings. How do you know it's for an inverter?
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My wife sent me the photos guys... here what i have including the mystery switch!



When I am connected to shore power should I have the "Battery Storage Control" switch on or off?



The "Main Light Switch" is the overhead lights in the main cabin...



Thanks again!

Just a guess, but because you say it affects your stairs I'm guessing it a stair switch bypass so you can retract the stairs with the door open for storage purposes. I put such a switch on mine but I installed it in the storage bay by the door.


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