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Old 07-10-2015, 11:39 PM   #1
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Flagstaff 176 sd LTD with no user manual

Hi,

Iím hoping someone can help me with a couple of questions...

I am new to this camper thing but want to get into it for the family.

We purchased a 2004 Flagstaff 176 SD LTD camper and we don't have a user manual that came with it. I was hoping you or someone could help me out with a few questions...

1) the switch close to the gas sensor...What does it do and should it make a grinding noise when switched on? (see pictures 2015 _Flagstaff-176 dinette and Unknown switch (2004 version) pictures)

2) When purchasing the camper we had it inspected and the gentleman who did the inspection said the battery battery wasnít connected properly. In all of the literature I have come across... Black is positive and white is negative which seems to be how ours is connected. So why would he say that (1)? And could that be the reason for the red light on the WFCO fuse box being lit even after the burnt fuse was changed (2)? (see WFCO and Battery pictures)

3) last question. I have read a Tip on having a cool fridge upon arriving at destination. It would be to turn on 12V power once camper is coupled to car power. Is it safe to do that and drive off on a two hour trip?


Sorry for the inconvenience...
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Old 07-11-2015, 03:45 AM   #2
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1. This is your water pump.......pumps water from your holding take to faucets.
2. I have heard of the fuse issue and red light before.....some say ignore it.
3. As long as you don't turn the car off for to long in between.....this can suck down a battery pretty quick.
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Old 07-11-2015, 07:57 AM   #3
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On the fridge question, the fridge takes quite awhile to cool down. You may not see much cooling on a two hour trip on battery. You would be better off turning the fridge on at least a day before your trip. Using the propane system to cool is best. Or if you have a three way fridge, use the shore power (hook up the camper power to the house)
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2) When purchasing the camper we had it inspected and the gentleman who did the inspection said the battery battery wasnít connected properly. In all of the literature I have come across... Black is positive and white is negative which seems to be how ours is connected. So why would he say that (1)? And could that be the reason for the red light on the WFCO fuse box being lit even after the burnt fuse was changed (2)? (see WFCO and Battery pictures)
Best answer is to ask him why he said it!
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Thank yu very much. If anyone has anything on the fuse... I'd love to hear it.
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Have you tried a continuity check on the fuse itself with a mulitmeter?


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Thank yu very much. If anyone has anything on the fuse... I'd love to hear it.
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Thank yu very much. If anyone has anything on the fuse... I'd love to hear it.
Link to WFCO manual:

http://jeff.nieusma.com/docs/coachme..._tech_tips.pdf
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Thanks! Guess I've got some readingto do...
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