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Old 01-25-2014, 06:42 AM   #11
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I will try that out. Now, I just have to take the TV down from the Center unit! I'm still smiling though.
Try an extension cord while you troubleshoot.


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Old 01-26-2014, 01:53 PM   #12
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Hello again.
Yesterday, I took down the TV, and found that the electrical outlet behind the tv is tied into that inverter, If inverter reset button powered off, then there's no tv, no power on the radio entertainment center receptacle & no power to the receptacle above the couch. I haven't got right in the overhead area, but these three are tied in to each other and now to find where from!
Far as the inverter power, I plugged the TV into a receptacle by the fridge and works perfect without the inverter.

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Old 01-26-2014, 02:18 PM   #13
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Thats interesting. And may well be why your coverter cant keep up with the battery discharge rate from the inverter....maybe someone familiar with your exact model will chime in!

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Old 01-26-2014, 02:37 PM   #14
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Yes, that would be nice.

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Old 01-26-2014, 07:28 PM   #15
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Had a similar problem with my brothers camper... Bad Power-supply for the converter/charger... Are the batteries fully charged?
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Old 01-26-2014, 09:29 PM   #16
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I'm still confused since you mention an inverter for the television so I assume the television is a 120 volt that you are powering with an inverter (inverter will make a beeping sound when power drops too low).
Since you also mention you are on shore power the 120 volt supplied to the coach from the power panel is fine. It seems the trouble is the 12 volt. You replaced the batteries and found a lose connection for the power supply to the converter. I believe you have been mislead by the measurement of 13+ volts at the batteries. Batteries with no load are quick to recover the voltage without a charge and no load. Check the voltage of the batteries with a load on them. If the batteries are indeed low then the problem still lies with the converter. Could be a blown fuse (this will typically happen when positive from the converter contacts ground or reverse polarity). Since you seem to have "some" 12 volt (could be just lower draw off the battery) you might also have a fuse blown in the 12 distribution panel. You can tell an open fuse at the panel with the illumination of the LED next to the fuse.
Basically you have 3 power sources on the coach; 120 volt from shore power,12 volt from the battery, and 12 volt from the converter. Check each separately.
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Old 01-26-2014, 09:52 PM   #17
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Whew, this is making me dizzy.

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