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Old 03-28-2014, 08:52 AM   #11
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Interestingly while I was playing with the turn signal yesterday I noticed the 12V stuff inside the trailer works when I have it plugged in to my van's 7-way connector.

It's defiantly something between the battery and the converter. (Or the battery itself).

Under normal circumstances this would be something I would enjoy troubleshooting and fixing myself, but I got to thinking about it yesterday and decided that since it's brand new I'm going to have the dealer do it.

I'll let y'all know what they say tomorrow.
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:05 AM   #12
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Interestingly while I was playing with the turn signal yesterday I noticed the 12V stuff inside the trailer works when I have it plugged in to my van's 7-way connector.

It's defiantly something between the battery and the converter. (Or the battery itself).

Under normal circumstances this would be something I would enjoy troubleshooting and fixing myself, but I got to thinking about it yesterday and decided that since it's brand new I'm going to have the dealer do it.

I'll let y'all know what they say tomorrow.

This suggests the fuse that powers the converter portion of your power distribution center may have failed. Though it is possible the converter itself failed, that does happen.

Either way, you are correct, under warranty, take it to the dealer before the camping season gets going strong.
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:29 PM   #13
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Well...they claimed they replaced the fuse and it didn't blow, and they left it plugged in for an hour with and without turning things on and it never blew. So all I can figure is either there is an intermittent short to ground that only happens after some jiggling around, or I just had a fluke.

The tail light / turn signal problem turned out to be due to the light being wired backwards on the trailer. (Brake signal was going to the turn signal filament in the bulb and vice versa).
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