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Old 08-21-2014, 07:41 PM   #1
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Dimming Lights and Coach Steps, Go Figure

Called repairman for 2 problems.
1. Our Coach Steps needed to be replaced because they had been hit and out of "Wack".
2. 12 volt lights would dim and then brighten all the time. I could hear the converter cycle and cycle.
Repairman came with new steps. Did the swap out for new ones. Then went inside to check the lights. Guess What? They stayed bright the whole time he was here.
He thinks the motor on the old steps was causing the problem and not the convertor.
Wow! That was a nice treat. They are still bright, no cycling convertor.


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Old 08-21-2014, 07:44 PM   #2
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Normally the dimming and brightning of the lights does indicate a bad converter or a bad battery or both.


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Old 08-21-2014, 07:55 PM   #3
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We had the same problem with our lights.....you could literally count seven seconds in between the pulse of light. We had the XLR service manager and plant manager in Goshen, take a look, and same thing....they couldn't see the lights pulse. They tested our battery, and it was fine, but they put in a new one....just to be sure. Well, lights kept pulsing again....next day they came and checked the converter...sure enough.....that was the problem! That was replaced...and the lights work perfectly now!
Thank you FR!!!


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Old 08-21-2014, 08:20 PM   #4
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We had the same problem with our lights.....you could literally count seven seconds in between the pulse of light. We had the XLR service manager and plant manager in Goshen, take a look, and same thing....they couldn't see the lights pulse. They tested our battery, and it was fine, but they put in a new one....just to be sure. Well, lights kept pulsing again....next day they came and checked the converter...sure enough.....that was the problem! That was replaced...and the lights work perfectly now!
Thank you FR!!!


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And now I have a 100 amp converter out of the deal! Thanks kenny.

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