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Old 03-15-2014, 05:05 PM   #1
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12 volt converter

Just this past Tuesday took delivery of a 345 bh. plugged the unit up and been in and out of it for last several days. The only thing that works in the camper is 110 service no 12 volt service works. Called the dealer and the service guy is confused on this any help would be greatly appreciated.

p.s. no breakers are tripped
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:09 PM   #2
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do you have a 12 volts disconnect switch? In brochure it mentions of 12 volt disconnect switch as standard equipment.

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Old 03-15-2014, 05:25 PM   #3
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It does and it was on. I plugged the camper up Tuesday evening and everything 12 volts was working fine. Lights, radio.
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:27 PM   #4
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Just make sure it is pulled out if you have this type. Sometimes these get pushed in without knowing.
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It is the turn type located near the battery
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:28 PM   #6
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Even if the disconnect is in the off position the converter should still power up 12v items in the camper.

A) the converter breaker is tripped or off.
B) the converter protection fuses are blown.
C) the converter has an issue.

The four fuses on the left are for the converter.

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Old 03-15-2014, 05:29 PM   #7
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Even if the disconnect is in the off position the converter should still power up 12v items in the camper.

A) the converter breaker is tripped or off.
B) the converter protection fuses are blown.
C) the converter has an issue.

The four fuses on the left are for the converter.

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Old 03-15-2014, 05:30 PM   #8
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Ok will go check the fuses
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Mine does not have those fuses.Click image for larger version

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Old 03-15-2014, 05:58 PM   #10
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You might have to take off the front face of the panel to see those fuses. Also how are you hook up to shore power: to a 50 amp RV receptacle or to a 30 amp RV receptacle with 30 to 50 amp adapter or to a 15 amp receptacle with what kind of adapter. Also if using adapters, are these all store bought or home made. Lots of questions but.....
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