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Old 11-28-2014, 01:55 PM   #41
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I replaced the old converter with the one that gljurczyk sent me, and everything works like a charm. The lights immediately peeked up from the dimmer light, which was obviously just the power coming from the battery. Works great when I briefly unhooked from the battery, and the fan now kicks on when under extra load. So if was definitely the converter/inverter. I don't know what caused the old WFCO to blow, but I did unhook from the battery for a long period with just shore power. Would that cause the WFCO to burn out??? Anyway, a huge thank you to gljurczyk, Herk, and everyone else to get me back going again! So happy I came to this forum.
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Old 11-28-2014, 01:57 PM   #42
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The wfco converters are junk.
They use cheap cooling fans on them that go out prematurely then the converter overheats and eventually quits working.

Hopefully you'll not have any issues with Glenn ' s if you ever start having issues with it install a progressive dynamics converter.



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Old 11-28-2014, 02:10 PM   #43
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Thanks, TURBS. I would have probably upgraded if I had known for sure it was the converter, but Glenn was gracious enough to give me an offer I couldn't refuse. I suppose I did get 6 years out of the old WFCO, so if I can get a few more out of this one I will be happy.
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Old 11-28-2014, 03:07 PM   #44
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I did unhook from the battery for a long period with just shore power. Would that cause the WFCO to burn out??? Anyway, a huge thank you to gljurczyk, Herk, and everyone else to get me back going again! So happy I came to this forum.
Gratz for getting it fixed (and letting us know) and a big thank you to Glenn for sending you his old one.

Running the converter without a battery in the circuit to moderate the demand could have overloaded the converter.
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Gratz for getting it fixed (and letting us know) and a big thank you to Glen for sending you his old one.

Running the converter without a battery in the circuit to moderate the demand could have overloaded the converter.
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Old 11-28-2014, 03:37 PM   #46
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As I mentioned earlier in this thread, I checked on WFCO's website and the manuals for multiple models state it is ok to use w/o a battery.
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