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Old 10-13-2011, 06:53 PM   #11
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TT's rarely have battery disconnects from the factory. I've never heard of any FR trailers that do.
The most common cause of your type of issue, is a new owner crossing the battery wires when installing it.
This sets off a re-settable inline fuse that's located along the tongue, between the battery and the front of the trailer.
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:05 AM   #12
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The number in the model number doesn't hallways mean total length.
normally its the inside measurement.
I have 32 bhok-6 that 36 foot over all.
Right.
Looking at manufacturer's model numbers, I hallways thought
that the number meant the length of the box - not overall
length.

Still haven't found what is stopping the battery power
from reaching the electrical panel. No fuse or switch in sight.
.....sigh.......

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Old 10-14-2011, 10:20 AM   #13
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If you can't track down a fuse /circuit breaker or open wire than its time to run a new wire.
my flagstaff tt I used to have had a household metal junction box under the enclosed under body you had to take a flap off to access it.
otherwise I had a blown fuse once in the converter.
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:58 AM   #14
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If you can't track down a fuse /circuit breaker or open wire than its time to run a new wire.
my flagstaff tt I used to have had a household metal junction box under the enclosed under body you had to take a flap off to access it.
otherwise I had a blown fuse once in the converter.
Yah, I'm coming to suspect the answer must be under the TT.
With all the other problems this turkey has, maybe the battery
lead has been broken. [I have the converter switched off to
isolate the DC problems.]

Not being physically able to climb under it, I guess I'll wait till my
son comes to town for the holidays and ask him to climb under
and trace the wire......or string a new one if the old is not
easily repaired....

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Old 10-14-2011, 07:06 PM   #15
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Yah, I'm coming to suspect the answer must be under the TT.
With all the other problems this turkey has, maybe the battery
lead has been broken. [I have the converter switched off to
isolate the DC problems.]

Not being physically able to climb under it, I guess I'll wait till my
son comes to town for the holidays and ask him to climb under
and trace the wire......or string a new one if the old is not
easily repaired....

cheers,
johnd
If you were located near Orlando Florida - I would be more then willing to help ya out so ya didnt have to wait till your son comes in town

if you had a creepy crawly like they use on cars that might help ya get under it easier
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:51 PM   #16
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Im with bikendan, there is a small reset button, I had the same problem with my 5th wheel, mine was in my pinbox. reset and it works..
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Old 10-15-2011, 06:45 AM   #17
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TT's rarely have battery disconnects from the factory. I've never heard of any FR trailers that do.
The most common cause of your type of issue, is a new owner crossing the battery wires when installing it.
This sets off a re-settable inline fuse that's located along the tongue, between the battery and the front of the trailer.
x2! Check your wiring at the battery! On most TT, they use white and black battery cables. In the DC world (ie automotive, marine) Black is negative (-) and red is positive (+). It seems that an electrician wires the trailer's DC as you find the AC wiring scheme, white (Neutral) and black (hot), cross that to the DC world and you have BLACK is positive (+) and WHITE is negative (-).

If you have white and black cables for battery connections, hook the up white (-) and black (+).

Let us know what you find please.
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If you were located near Orlando Florida - I would be more then willing to help ya out so ya didnt have to wait till your son comes in town

if you had a creepy crawly like they use on cars that might help ya get under it easier
Thank you so much for the offer!
But I be 1000 miles away......

The creeper might help, but the problem is mainly getting
up and down. Ouch

happy weekend,
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:02 PM   #19
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x2! Check your wiring at the battery! On most TT, they use white and black battery cables. In the DC world (ie automotive, marine) Black is negative (-) and red is positive (+). It seems that an electrician wires the trailer's DC as you find the AC wiring scheme, white (Neutral) and black (hot), cross that to the DC world and you have BLACK is positive (+) and WHITE is negative (-).

If you have white and black cables for battery connections, hook the up white (-) and black (+).

Let us know what you find please.
The wiring on mine was done by a color blind electrician
(or high school drop-out....nay, grammar school!!)
The Positive lead is Red (DC+) and the Negative is
White (AC neutral).....weird...

The TT has been *not* maintained well by previous owner.
The battery leads that I can reach are terribly corroded.
Well they *WERE*, but I cut off the connectors and replaced them,
soldering the wire to the connector and covering with shrink
tubing. I hD BEEN measuring about 10 ohms from negative
terminal to the frame. Yipes!!!

With new connections and cleaned up frame ground, I should
see little IR drop from battery to main panel.......once I find
that sneaky open in the + lead.....

cheers,
johnd

PS Just had a flash. The break-away switch leads go under
the TT frame along with the Positive lead and the the
cable from the 7 way vehicle connector. That smells like
there MUST be a Jbox of some sort under the frame.
Hmmmmmm.........
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:01 AM   #20
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aaaaaaaaa yes there is hope .
sometimes they cut a hole in the underbody covering to have an access point for the junction box then the cover the hole with a "bigger" piece of the underbody covering then silicone all the way around it .
its almost easy to miss in low light . best part of it is they use marrets

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and with such a small box they are hard to get in there .
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