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Old 08-16-2014, 11:37 PM   #81
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Old 08-16-2014, 11:38 PM   #82
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Old 08-17-2014, 12:37 AM   #83
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Do you have to pull your modified adaptor out to turn off the lights?
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Old 08-17-2014, 01:11 AM   #84
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Do you have to pull your modified adaptor out to turn off the lights?
Yes. You have to remember to unplug it when you want the lights off. You could add an inline switch I guess.
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Old 08-18-2014, 09:43 AM   #85
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I am having a strange issue - not sure it belongs here but I will try:
All lights working as supposed, turn signal , brake lights ......but when I am parked the inner 9 lights (LED.) of both left rear red lights stay on very dimmed. It may have been from the beginning (2013), I realized that in a campground during a very dark night. Not visible during daytime.
Disconnecting 110 V do not change anything, nor disconnecting the house battery. When I pull the biggest plug out of the circuit board they turn off - but nothing working anymore... I also tried turnsignal lever, light switch to no success....
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Old 08-18-2014, 10:06 AM   #86
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This is s strange issue indeed! If I had that problem, here is what I would do:
First I would make sure the ignition switch is off, house batteries off, and AC power unplugged. Second I would use a voltmeter to check all the inputs to the circuit board. One should read about +12v. The others should read zero. If I found one reading other than zero, I would unplug it and check the unplugged wire. If it still reads higher than zero, the problem is "up front", not in the circuit board. In all other scenarios, the problem is the circuit board.
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Old 08-18-2014, 11:39 AM   #87
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I have exactly the same situation as you. I just bought my 2015 24R July 23 and was camping last week when I noticed the inner ring of led's on the two left lights were very dimly lit. I took one of the lights out and it appears to me to be the two red led's and the backup light are all in one assembly made by Bargman part number 47-84-009. You say you pulled the plug out of the circuit board and they went off. Where is the circuit board located (in you have an R)? I keep my R on shore power all the time at home and assume that the convertor is charging the truck battery if necessary.
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Old 08-18-2014, 02:06 PM   #88
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Yes it is an "R", came off the production line April last year.
You have a different situation - your left lights are on "dim", I have the right ones lit! LOL
The circuit board is in the sewer compartment - at the right side of the water filter, pretty much hidden from view.
So far I did not notice any battery drop at all...so it must be a very small current??

Lowandslow: I have 12.46 volts going to the circuit board (bolt on connection). If I unplug the front big plug (labeled Fused 12v Aux- Reverse LTS- Running Lts) the lights go out but nothing else working anymore. If I check the voltage at that (disconnected) plug I get a rapidly fluctuating voltage of a couple of mV, sometimes jumping up to 3V for a fraction of a second.
Anybody knows what that fused 12V Aux is for?
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Old 08-18-2014, 06:28 PM   #89
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I don't believe the converter charges the chassis battery. I keep mine on a battery tender. Coach batteries are on the converter hooked to shore power.
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I don't believe the converter charges the chassis battery. I keep mine on a battery tender. Coach batteries are on the converter hooked to shore power.
The converter does charge the chassis battery through the battery control center. It senses if the house batteries are charged, then will charge the chassis battery as well.
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