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Old 05-25-2016, 10:36 PM   #31
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I plainly remember the 2013 GMC 2500 HD manual said the ignition said it cut off current flow when key was off, so as not to discharge battery. I no longer have it now. But I have been wrong before so I'll keep my comments to myself
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Old 05-25-2016, 10:42 PM   #32
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That's interesting, does that also mean that your converter is charging your chassis battery if the TV is connected and you are plugged into shore power? I would think so!
I'm guessing they would be fighting each other, and I'm not sure who would win, which is why I would NOT recommend it. I suspect MOST of us disconnect the TV before plugging in the shore power when setting up, and vice versa when tearing down.

I installed a relay on the TV aux power wire to my 7-pin conector, with a switch on the dash so I can turn it off if I want to. My concern is stopping somewhere with the trailer (park, museum, whatever), being gone for several hours, and coming back to find out something in the trailer drained my TV battery dry. (All you need is some kid to pull the emergency brake pin and you're screwed.)
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Old 05-28-2016, 01:17 AM   #33
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You will find your junction box just above the plastic belly panel where the cord goes through it. If you cannot easily pull down the panel. you can cut it with a razor knife and make a flap to open for access. Black Gorilla Tape works excellent to seal it back up. Do NOT use duct tape it wont hold. Breaker should be in the box.
Thank you, I will have my trailer back next week. I will check under the belly panel then. Hope it is there.

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Old 06-12-2016, 11:42 PM   #34
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Hey everyone, just a quick update. Turns out it was bad connection at the trailer plug. Think all of the wiring is working now.

Thanks for all the replies helping me out.
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Old 06-13-2016, 01:43 PM   #35
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Thanks for coming back and letting us know what it was. It's good to hear the outcome of what was wrong and what fixed it.
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