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Old 01-29-2019, 10:51 AM   #1
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Hi .. thank you Terri for your instructions .. my awing lights will not turn on.. they work.. but wonít turn on with my control panel.. I followed the wires ck fuses by door .. does anyone know what I can do..?
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Old 01-29-2019, 10:56 AM   #2
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If you have a remote for your lights and they were turned on/off with the remote, they need to be turned on/off with the remote on some units. Same with the manual switch.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:50 PM   #3
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If you have a remote for your lights and they were turned on/off with the remote, they need to be turned on/off with the remote on some units. Same with the manual switch.
Hi Flybob .. we do not have A remote.. could there be. Fuse we need to ck.. or could our control panel be a problem.. we checked the outside wires .. Tu
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Can you jump the wire and bypass the switch? if they light you know your switch is bad. If they do not start looking at places where the connections could have corroded from water or pinched wires.
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:50 PM   #5
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Hi doc Tu ..we jumped from the battery to the wire ., the lights lit.. but we cannot turn them on from our control panel ..
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Hi doc Tu ..we jumped from the battery to the wire ., the lights lit.. but we cannot turn them on from our control panel ..
Is your control panel the newer touch pad/screen or do you have old school rocker switches?
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I have a 2017 forester the awing lights will not turn on from our control panel.. no remote.. but lights do work when we tested them.. does anyone know if the control panel comes off.. and could there be a lose connection behind the panel.. any other fuses we should ck ... Tu
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I have a 2017 forester the awing lights will not turn on from our control panel.. no remote.. but lights do work when we tested them.. does anyone know if the control panel comes off.. and could there be a lose connection behind the panel.. any other fuses we should ck ... Tu
Is it a touch pad or a rocker switch?
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Old 01-30-2019, 12:13 AM   #9
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Hi doc it’s the new touch pad ..I was thinking if I take it off I could ck behind it but not sure how to take it off.. I also ck the wires from the lights and followed them down to under the Rv .. didn’t see any problem.. but can’t see where they go from there..
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Hi doc itís the new touch pad ..I was thinking if I take it off I could ck behind it but not sure how to take it off.. I also ck the wires from the lights and followed them down to under the Rv .. didnít see any problem.. but canít see where they go from there..
I'm not sure what kind of servicing you can do on a touchpad other than replacement. If you can remove the face and get access to it you might be able to find the pressure contacts and clean them. But more than likely if a touchpad is bad it may need a replacement to correct the issue. I'm not as familiar with touch pads but typically they have little pressure-sensitive microswitches behind the rubber face plate that you see.
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