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Old 03-10-2014, 11:56 AM   #1
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Hello from Colorado

We are proud new owners of a 2014 Cherokee Wolf Pack 21WP!

We are looking forward to getting out and meeting fellow RVers and just enjoying the outdoors. This is our first RV but did grow up around many of them, so we are not totally clueless. Although I do feel like it because we can't for the life of us figure out what a switch above our control panel turns on. It comes on with a blue light but doesn't seem to turn anything on and doesn't make any noise.

Any ideas on this would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 03-10-2014, 12:15 PM   #2
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Welcome! A picture would help immensely to see if someone can help figure it out.
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Old 03-10-2014, 12:19 PM   #3
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Couple of ideas is:
1) switch for controlling the electric side of the water heater (they usually run on both propane and electric)
2) switch for control tank heaters (if so equipped)
3) switch for controlling step/awning lights outside (can be easy to miss)
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Old 03-10-2014, 12:20 PM   #4
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I will take one tonight and post it. Thanks for the quick reply.
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Old 03-10-2014, 12:22 PM   #5
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I was told on my walkthrough that it was for awning lights but that is not true. I believe that I do have tank heaters so that could be it. How would I check?
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Old 03-10-2014, 01:23 PM   #6
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your 2014 Cherokee Wolf Pack. Just a heads up, if it is the switch for controlling the electric side of the water heater like ependydad said you could do damage if there isn't water in the WH tank. Why not just call your dealer?
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Old 03-10-2014, 01:46 PM   #7
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Welcome from Alabama! and what ependydad said x2 (on our unit, they indicate BOTH the tank heater and the electric side of the heater).
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I was told on my walkthrough that it was for awning lights but that is not true. I believe that I do have tank heaters so that could be it. How would I check?
What you want to do- fill the black tank with poops and pees. Then, turn on the tank heaters for a bunch of hours. Get a bucket to catch the stuff at your sewer connection. When it's coming out- stick your hand in to see if it is warm or cold. You'll likely need to repeat it with the switch off to really confirm the temperature sensation.





What I mean to say- I have no idea!
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Old 03-10-2014, 10:53 PM   #9
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Ok. So I have loaded pics. Also, I called my rv dealer and they didn't have a satisfactory answer. They suggested the same as you guys.

I did unplug the shore power and the light still came on. Don't know if that makes a difference but I assume that if it was for the tank heaters, they would not come on without shore power.

Also, I did not see a circuit breaker marked for tank heaters. Again, I don't know if they could be on a circuit with something else, but they should be pulling enough power that they would be on their own circuit.

I do have the original build for the trailer and it says it has tank heaters....unless it is fabricated.

Still at a loss and hope someone can help.

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Sorry that I can't be of any help with the mystery switch but welcome to the forum!
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