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Old 08-15-2016, 04:43 PM   #1
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Issues with 12volt system

Have a 2013 36CKTS. After being plugged into shore power for over 24 hours. I disconnected the shore power and went to raise the landing gear and the Lippert control showed low voltage. It should be fully charged. I hooked power to the truck and could raise the front landing gear. When we arrived at campground, the Lippert controller was reading 12.4v not hooked to truck so it appears they charged while connected to the truck.

I turned off shore power to check the batteries and I have no 12v power to anything inside the trailer. I checked all the fuses in the kitchen area under the cabinet, and all the fuses in the front storage area that I could find and all tested good. I also checked behind the battery cut off switch and it looks fine.

Are there any other fuses that I should be checking such as an in-line fuse or something else that would prevent me from having 12v power when there's no shore power?

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Old 08-15-2016, 04:49 PM   #2
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Many units have resetable circuit breakers near the cut-off switch.

Small button on them that is easy to miss.
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Old 08-15-2016, 05:10 PM   #4
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Yup, here is mine, and the top one was tripped. On wall next to batteries. It is that tiny black button.
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:34 PM   #5
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A battery can show normal volts without a load and still be bad. Usually the case when it has a bad cell. The only way to accurately test one is to put a load on it while you check the volts. Most chain auto parts stores can quickly test them for you.

A blown fuse or tripped relay will show no display on the Lippert control at all. If the Lippert display said "Low Volts", then the volts are there, just not enough.
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Silly question but is the "Battery Disconnect Switch" on?

I'm also assuming you turned the main 50 amp breaker on inside the RV..
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Old 08-16-2016, 11:21 AM   #7
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It was one of those circuit breakers. Have three in the front storage area, one was tripped. Pushed it and now have 12v power again..

Thanks so much for the help, you guys are the best!!!

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Thanks for coming back and letting us know what the problem was. Glad it was an easy fix.
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Glad you found it. Thanks for reporting back.
Enjoy!
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Glad you found it, your problem and fix will help others thanks for getting back to the forum
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