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Old 06-10-2011, 09:49 PM   #21
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12.23 volts indicates an almost dead battery. Charging voltage is typically 13.8 V. After charging a battery let it stand for 24 hours then test the voltage, It should be 12.8 to 13.2V.
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:55 PM   #22
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that sounds normal to me. by tomorrow, u should be able to read ~12.6 on the battery without shore power hooked up. i wouldn't worry if u were a couple tenths, either way, off that mark.

was the one giving the problem a new one also? (i'm too lazy to go back and reread the post).
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Old 06-11-2011, 12:01 AM   #23
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Isn't the regulator part of the converter?

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it is. i believe he is telling u what part to repair. probably isn't a hard fix for someone with basic power supply knowledge. it could be an adjustment.
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that sounds normal to me. by tomorrow, u should be able to read ~12.6 on the battery without shore power hooked up. i wouldn't worry if u were a couple tenths, either way, off that mark.

was the one giving the problem a new one also? (i'm too lazy to go back and reread the post).

Yes, I bought a replacement 7155 unit and it was putting out almost 15Vdc and wouldn't shut down and boiling my battery.
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Old 06-11-2011, 12:35 AM   #25
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well, that would be one for them to play with.
glad u got it working.
my last trailer (an 84 fleetwing...only one i ever saw) would not charge the battery. i looked inside the converter and there was a wire disconnected to the charging circuit. i reconnected it and it would boil the water out in abt a month. found an adjustment inside that i played with and managed to get it to work almost right (would go abt 2 mos or not charge at all). the old converter also switched off battery when u plugged into AC. (the charging circuit would stay connected though). the new ones are on line all the time. i haven't had reason to go into one of them yet.
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well, that would be one for them to play with.
glad u got it working.
my last trailer (an 84 fleetwing...only one i ever saw) would not charge the battery. i looked inside the converter and there was a wire disconnected to the charging circuit. i reconnected it and it would boil the water out in abt a month. found an adjustment inside that i played with and managed to get it to work almost right (would go abt 2 mos or not charge at all). the old converter also switched off battery when u plugged into AC. (the charging circuit would stay connected though). the new ones are on line all the time. i haven't had reason to go into one of them yet.
I replaced it with the PD4600 from Best Converters, This one works like a charm and has the charging wizard on it. Randy at BC was a great help.

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