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Old 11-25-2015, 01:14 PM   #1
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26rr battery issue

So I got a brand new 26rr and everything was working perfectly. I have it in my driveway plugged into the garage with a 30amp to 110 connection. The breaker in the garage is 20amps. I left it plugged in for the last couple days and went to move it today and when I unplugged it I had no power to the trailer at all, the electric jack, radio, lights, nothing. Had to plug it back in to hook to truck. It's a brand new battery, and it was plugged in so it should of been charging it. Am I missing something?
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Old 11-25-2015, 01:16 PM   #2
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I checked my fuses, no blown fuses or tripped breakers...
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:09 PM   #3
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Do you have a battery disconnect switch?
Maybe it's off?

Are you able to test battery voltage?
I've seen new batteries go bad.
You didn't specify how long you've had the rig only that you bought new and everything was working perfectly... but for how long?

Test the voltage at the battery.
A fully charged battery is usually around 12.6 to 12.8 volts DC.
Leave the meter attached to the battery and plug in the camper and see what it reads.
Voltage should go to somewhere around 13.4 to 13.8 volts.
If it goes up, your converter is working and should charge your battery.

Again, if the battery is bad, even though the converter tries to charge the battery, the battery won't hold the charge and needs to be replaced.
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:10 PM   #4
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Some converters are protected on both sides to protect it. Example if you connect bat. leads backwards. Big Maxi fuse 50AMP? Check there.
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:25 PM   #5
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I've only had it a week
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:26 PM   #6
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It was functioning correctly until today. I was able to use jack and lights etc on the battery power. I haven't turned any switches or fine anything to it. Could I have died the converter by plugging it into 110 and running ac
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:41 PM   #7
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If you had the proper 30 to 20/15 adapter plug you should be ok. That is how I plug mine to my house all the time. Have not made a dedicated plug yet. On the to do list.
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:44 PM   #8
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Do you have power when you have plugged into TV (tow vehicle)?
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:50 PM   #9
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I didn't with the truck off. I didn't check it when truck was running
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Old 11-25-2015, 03:45 PM   #10
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5picker is right - the voltmeter is your friend. Any cheap multimeter from Walmart, auto parts stores, etc. will do. Without it you are blind.
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