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Old 03-03-2012, 11:04 PM   #11
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Glad you got the water problem solved. But, it definitely sounds like you may have a bad converter or at best, maybe just a loose connection at the converter or a loose ground somewhere.

Sorry I can't be more help.
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:05 PM   #12
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I'm not much help with electrical problems, but the first thing I would do is check my batteries connections.
Are they tight?
Do they need cleanning?
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:06 PM   #13
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Just thought of something.......check the battery connections!!!! Could be as simple at a loose terminal.
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:08 PM   #14
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I'm not much help with electrical problems, but the first thing I would do is check my batteries connections.
Are they tight?
Do they need cleanning?

Great minds alike a think!
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:09 PM   #15
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Just thought of something.......check the battery connections!!!! Could be as simple at a loose terminal.
I checked that hours ago. It was my first thought actually because I had just replace the bolts with wing nuts. It's kind of like the electrical system is allowing the battery to drop below its dropping out point and then the converter kicks on.
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:10 PM   #16
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When the lights were dim was the tv and any 120 volt items turned on and working?
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When the lights were dim was the tv and any 120 volt items turned on and working?
Yes sir. TV has been on constant.
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:38 PM   #18
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I would still check everything tomorrow related to the battery, cables, connections in the daylight. Check all your "crimps" on the battery terminals. Seems like a strange coincidence that it started after you swaped out the terminal nuts with wing nuts. Maybe something was disturbed. "Wiggle" the cables and ask the DW to let you know if the lights flicker or dim.
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:40 PM   #19
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I would still check everything tomorrow related to the battery, cables, connections in the daylight. Check all your "crimps" on the battery terminals. Seems like a strange coincidence that it started after you swaped out the terminal nuts with wing nuts. Maybe something was disturbed. "Wiggle" the cables and ask the DW to let you know if the lights flicker or dim.
Will do. And will let you know. Thanks for your help.
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:37 PM   #20
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Well... I checked everything out this morning and I cannot get it to duplicate in any way.. Wiggle wires everywhere, I even completely unscrewed the wing nuts and wiggled the cables with no effect. Battery shows 100% charge.

I have to take it into the shop for a few minor issues before we take it to the Grand Canyon at the end of the month anyway, I will let them try to duplicate the problem.

On another note, I cannot stress enough to anyone and everyone how amazing PT customer service is. Recieved a PM from a ummm rather known member of the forum offering assistance. This has to be one of the last companies left in the US that actually gets what Customer Service means.
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