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Old 09-09-2014, 04:51 PM   #1
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Has anyone installed a circuit breaker at the battery on the tongue of their trailer. This seems to make sense to me. None of the many new camper trailers we have owned ever came with any sort of fuse protection at the battery. I have installed a 30 amp auto reset circuit breaker at the POS + post of the battery.
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Old 09-09-2014, 04:56 PM   #2
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It should already have one if not two.

Follow the positive lead 2 foot past the battery.

I see your unit is a 2015 so I can guarantee it has them.


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Old 09-09-2014, 05:06 PM   #3
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Don't know about your year model, but older FR a Frames have a breaker under the front left corner. The breakaway switch needs to have direct contact to the positive battery terminal without going through the breaker.
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It should already have one if not two.

Follow the positive lead 2 foot past the battery.

I see your unit is a 2015 so I can guarantee it has them.


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Well, not unless they are inside the trailer. I previously followed the red lead from the battery to the point it enters the trailer. No fuse of any type. I do have a recent theory though. I have a wireless brake controller. Powered from the tongue battery. Perhaps when that was installed this they omitted the fuse. Any way there is definitely no fuse in the red battery lead outside of the trailer.
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Well, not unless they are inside the trailer. I previously followed the red lead from the battery to the point it enters the trailer. No fuse of any type. I do have a recent theory though. I have a wireless brake controller. Powered from the tongue battery. Perhaps when that was installed this they omitted the fuse. Any way there is definitely no fuse in the red battery lead outside of the trailer.
It's quite possible it's underneath.

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Start looking for it inside; it is there.

There should also be one very close to where the umbilical cord is attached. It is also in series between the battery and the power center.

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Old 09-09-2014, 05:37 PM   #7
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Start looking for it inside; it is there.

There should also be one very close to where the umbilical cord is attached. It is also in series between the battery and the power center.

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Ok, thanks so much for all the post your help. I will search under and inside. Thanks again.
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Ok, thanks so much for all the post your help. I will search under and inside. Thanks again.
Hey ! I found the circuit breaker in the red lead. It was under the trailer a bit father back than I had expected. Thanks again for all your help. I feel much more comfortable to see that there is this circuit breaker.
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Hey ! I found the circuit breaker in the red lead. It was under the trailer a bit father back than I had expected. Thanks again for all your help. I feel much more comfortable to see that there is this circuit breaker.
Now, find out the amperage and replace it with an auto reset one if it isn't already. Save you some headaches later.
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