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Old 11-08-2017, 03:17 PM   #1
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Hope some one can help figure out this switch. Dealer didn't know and calling FR got me transferred 3 times and ended up on someone's answering machine.

We have 2 light switches 1 controls the led awning strip

The second one no idea

We have no scare light outside, no light under the stairs and we have a separate master switch for lights.

We even turn all the lights out at night time and flipped it .....nothing

Model is a 2017 256bhx wildcat maxx lite

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Old 11-08-2017, 03:20 PM   #2
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Hope some one can help figure out this switch. Dealer didn't know and calling FR got me transferred 3 times and ended up on someone's answering machine.

We have 2 light switches 1 controls the led awning strip

The second one no idea

We have no scare light outside, no light under the stairs and we have a separate master switch for lights.

We even turn all the lights out at night time and flipped it .....nothing

Model is a 2017 256bhx wildcat maxx lite

https://ibb.co/cGcFYG
Is there an outside light on the port or driver's side? We have an extra switch for that on the main panel (motorhome).
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Old 11-08-2017, 03:21 PM   #3
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aside from running lights, I can not find any other lights anywhere
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Old 11-08-2017, 03:28 PM   #4
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Light switch?

2004 FR Sandpiper: I have 2 switches inside the door also. One operates the outside light under the awning. The other operates the ceiling light inside the door, but that light ALSO turns on/off by the switch on the light itself. If the switch is off on the light's body, the switch by the door does nothing. Maybe you have the same situation.
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Old 11-08-2017, 03:33 PM   #5
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2004 FR Sandpiper: I have 2 switches inside the door also. One operates the outside light under the awning. The other operates the ceiling light inside the door, but that light ALSO turns on/off by the switch on the light itself. If the switch is off on the light's body, the switch by the door does nothing. Maybe you have the same situation.

no light above the door
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Thanks for the post and sorry it took me so long to respond. This is Wildcat Steve and I hope I can help. Are you able to take a picture of the switches and post them for me? I am taking a guess, but I bet that second switch, that doesn't seem to go to anything, is turning on your 12 Volt Tank Heaters. A picture will help me identify it accurately though.
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Old 01-10-2018, 04:44 PM   #7
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A link to this photo was in the original post.

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Old 01-10-2018, 05:03 PM   #8
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Hi Steve

Picture is posted in comments. There is a smaller panel to the right with two tank heater switches.

I even showed the dealer and he had no idea lol
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Maybe hitch lights on the front? No idea.
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Old 01-10-2018, 05:30 PM   #10
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How are you turning on the interior living room lights? That switch should turn on and off the living room lights. Leave the lights on at the light itself and you can use that switch from now on. Hopefully that works.
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:43 PM   #11
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We have a separate light switch for main lights lol I'll take a fuller pic in a bit
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Before I went chasing any further I'd pull the screws out of that panel, tilt it out and make sure it has wires connected to that switch. Manufacturers use these panels across a range of models. That switch might not be connected to anything in yours.

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Before I went chasing any further I'd pull the screws out of that panel, tilt it out and make sure it has wires connected to that switch. Manufacturers use these panels across a range of models. That switch might not be connected to anything in yours.

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Old 01-10-2018, 08:59 PM   #14
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https://ibb.co/c3zvwm

New pic and good point about the switch not connected to anything
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New pic and good point about the switch not connected to anything


Where are your kitchen/DR/LR light switches?
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You may have the solution by now. If so, you might want to post it to help the next person with the same problem.

Just in case... Our Wildcat has a light under and behind the steps. It was burned out. I discovered it when I was checking all for sizes, etc.
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Old 04-02-2018, 06:36 PM   #17
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Hope some one can help figure out this switch. Dealer didn't know and calling FR got me transferred 3 times and ended up on someone's answering machine.

We have 2 light switches 1 controls the led awning strip

The second one no idea

We have no scare light outside, no light under the stairs and we have a separate master switch for lights.

We even turn all the lights out at night time and flipped it .....nothing

Model is a 2017 256bhx wildcat maxx lite

https://ibb.co/cGcFYG


Good afternoon,
If the switch illuminates when you turn it on, and nothing else turns on, that switch should be turning on the electric tank heaters.
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Old 04-22-2018, 06:14 PM   #18
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I have the same issue. If I turn the lights on at the light the switch on the panel does nothing. 2017 Vibe Extreme Lite
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Old 04-22-2018, 06:16 PM   #19
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I have the same problem. The switch on the panel does nothing. I thought it was for the overhead lights as you suggest but I have to turn them on and off at the individual light
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My light switch used to turn all the lights on and off but suddenly does nothing now. Brand new 2018 Vibe 288rls.
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