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Old 07-09-2015, 10:55 PM   #1
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My mind is playing games...battery disconnect question...

I fetched the Roo (2013 23ss) this evening from storage so that we could preload for our weekend trip.

I pulled the battery disconnect out and the fan at the breaker panel started blowing.

Am I crazy or is the fan supposed to turn off after a few seconds? The fan is still going - and I don't recall what it is supposed to do.

Anybody know?

Maybe I need some shuteye!!!




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Old 07-09-2015, 11:28 PM   #2
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Are you plugged into shore power?
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Old 07-09-2015, 11:29 PM   #3
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Sounds like the fan on the power convertor. If you have enough lights on and/or the battery needs charging then the fan runs to cool the convertor while it does it's job. Sounds normal at this point.
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Old 07-09-2015, 11:43 PM   #5
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That makes perfect sense. I had three lights on and hadn't connected to shore power at that point. The battery was probably at around 70% I'd imagine.

Typically when I pull the battery disconnect I'd hear the fan for just a second or two.

Thank you so much!

I just sat down with my packet of manuals just in case.




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INTERESTING....i too experience the same, just a few seconds of fan run...if it kept running I probably would be freaking out wondering what was broke! Nice to see the comments about inverter cooling while juicing a battery, I wouldn't have thought of that, THANKS for sharing!
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INTERESTING....i too experience the same, just a few seconds of fan run...if it kept running I probably would be freaking out wondering what was broke! Nice to see the comments about inverter cooling while juicing a battery, I wouldn't have thought of that, THANKS for sharing!
Just to be clear, you have a converter not an inverter. At least I think you do. An inverter changes 12 votes to 110.
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Just a quick follow up - everything worked out - and your tip was spot on.

I checked it out first thing this morning and the fan was silent.

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Welcome and glad this was not a problem needing fixing. Have a good time.
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Con-vert or In-vert...hmm are you sure we are talkin' electricity here?? ;-)

Thanks for the follow-up I appreciate the clarity!
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