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Old 06-14-2016, 04:04 PM   #1
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Must be something I missed

Picked up a New 2017 Forest River Vibe yesterday, all seems to work fine, or as should however once I disconnected power from the truck, I do not have any battery power, is there a switch I am supposed to hit to go to Battery?
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Old 06-14-2016, 04:19 PM   #2
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If you have a battery disconnect switch, that needs to be on to have power in the RV. If it is on or you do not have one, Check to insure that you breakaway cable/pin is not pulled. That will kill your battery in no time. Check the battery voltage (at the battery terminals) with a meter.
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Old 06-14-2016, 04:20 PM   #3
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Resettable fuse.



This will be located around the battery, check tongue frame.

Press the little black button.

If you have one inside a outside storage area.

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Old 06-14-2016, 06:48 PM   #4
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This same thing happened to my new 2016 a few weeks ago everything worked great through my walk throught. went home hooked it to shore power thought an extension cord put everything in the camper over the next two days by sunday it was dead as a door nail. i had thought my converter had been blown checked all my fuses discovered it was the two 40 amp fuses. a little sigh of relief.
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Old 06-15-2016, 02:27 PM   #5
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i had thought my converter had been blown checked all my fuses discovered it was the two 40 amp fuses. a little sigh of relief.
I'd wonder why the fuses blew . . .
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Old 06-15-2016, 03:19 PM   #6
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Picked up a New 2017 Forest River Vibe yesterday, all seems to work fine, or as should however once I disconnected power from the truck, I do not have any battery power, is there a switch I am supposed to hit to go to Battery?
Same thing happened to me. Dealer forgot to put a battery in the unit.... DUH!
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Same thing happened to me. Dealer forgot to put a battery in the unit.... DUH!
Same for us! I had to go back to the dealer to pick up a battery. Good thing they're only 10 minutes away!
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Old 06-15-2016, 04:14 PM   #8
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Same for us! I had to go back to the dealer to pick up a battery. Good thing they're only 10 minutes away!
I thought we were the ONLY ones this could happen to. Our dealer is 2 hrs away but they handled it well. They told us to go to the local RV dealer buy a battery and send them the bill and they would reimburse us. We bought the best battery they had and all was taken care of.
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