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Old 07-01-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
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stabilizer jack fuses/breakers

anybody know if the stabilizer jacks on a sv305 have fuses/breakers if so where are they? i couldn't find them on the unit we puchased. walk thru guy said they didn, have them. couldn't find it fuse panel, hard to believe thy would install without fuse/breakers. any help would be appreciated


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Old 07-01-2012, 09:44 PM   #2
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Most of the time, larger breakers and such are under the frame, just behind the tongue. Just have to trace the battery positive wire and see where it goes.

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Old 07-02-2012, 08:00 AM   #3
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thanks i will check it out later on later on today.

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Old 07-03-2012, 10:31 AM   #4
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I have a2012 SV-294, and I found the in-line fuse mounted to the frontof the unit on the frame, about in the middle behind the tanks and battery. I also discovered that Forest River had changed motors on the stabilizer jacks between the 2011 and 2012 model years, but not the fuse. The new motor required a higher amperage fuse than what was installed, and my fuses kept blowing. Ask your dealer what fuse should be matched to your specific motors (and be specific about the model year of your trailer), because mine had to be upgraded.

I've had no problems at all once the correct fuse was installed.

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Old 07-03-2012, 07:18 PM   #5
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I have a 2012 SV-264. I have 2 in-line fuses for the stabs, hanging very close to the battery terminal. There's a fuse there for the tongue jack too I believe.

I have blown the fuse a couple times, but has only happened when I stopped and started the motor. If I let the jacks run into the ground and continue until they're firmed up, no problem. But if I stop the motor before it's firmed up, then start again, poof. If the fuses are already warm from running the motor, the inrush current to the motor is enough to blow the fuse. Perhaps my fuses are too small as TriathleteDave posted about above. I'll check the actual ratings on the motors and see if a larger fuse is in order.
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:55 AM   #6
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i found them easy enough 30 amp auto type fuses inline behind the tongue. so far everything works as advertised. spent the week in the most comfort i have ever had in a camper.

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