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Old 01-27-2014, 05:31 PM   #1
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Fuse in battery cable

On my 2014 Wildwood 32bhds there is a battery cable that goes from the battery to the trailer. There is a fuse on this cable. I would assume that when you pull the fuse the power to the trailer from the battery would be cut off but it isn't. I still had some power? Thoughts?
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:45 PM   #2
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It should cut of the power by pulling the fuse the battery is still supplying power some how are there two cables on one battery terminal
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Old 01-27-2014, 07:01 PM   #3
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On my fiver there is the main battery cable. There is an additional cable, somewhat smaller, that has a 30 amp inline fuse holder. On my trailer this cable goes to the front jacks.

Likely your cable goes to slide out motors, jacks, or other high current draw system. Pull the fuse again and try moving the slide room, jacks or whatever else draws a lot of power.
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Old 01-27-2014, 08:42 PM   #4
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Did you remove shore power?

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Were you still plugged into your tow vehicle? Your tow vehicle charges the trailer battery while driving and will power up the trailer even without a battery installed. Just a warning, don't power up anything with a large draw or it will pop the TV's fuse.
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Old 01-27-2014, 09:11 PM   #6
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No shore power
Not hooked to tow vehicle

Never really traced the two cables. Just assumed the fuse would cut all power. It does cut power to the tongue jack I know that for sure as I've tested it. I will ok have to experiment with it next time I'm out.
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Old 01-27-2014, 09:47 PM   #7
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Some trailers have multiple lines on the battery sounds like you pulled the fuse to the tounge jack and other wires are still attached to the battery if your looking to disconnect power from the battery I would get a disconnect switch
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