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Old 02-19-2014, 09:41 AM   #1
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battery drain

I have a problem with my battery going down while hooked up to electrical. I have to put charger on battery
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Old 02-19-2014, 09:45 AM   #2
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I have a problem with my battery going down while hooked up to electrical. I have to put charger on battery
Sounds like your converter isn't working an inline fuse or the 110v breaker.

You need a volt ohm meter to diagnose.

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Old 02-21-2014, 05:17 PM   #3
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Check the voltage at the battery while unplugged and then again when plugged in. Should see at least 13.5VDC when plugged in.
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:24 PM   #4
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There are TWO resettable current limiters (fuses) between the converter and your battery. They are as pictured.

One should be very close to your battery (a few inches to a foot) and the second located at the junction box for your tow vehicle umbilical cord.

Look at the narrow side for a small button and make sure it is "IN"; if it is "OUT" and won't reset you have a short somewhere.

Look under the frame of travel trailers and under the pin box of 5th wheels.
They may (should) have a red plastic cover.
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