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Old 03-18-2015, 06:01 PM   #1
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Hi new here, looking for some help? We bought a used 2008 flagstaff PPP up and the cei

The lights will work then get dim, then go off after awhile they just start working again? Any help...
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:06 PM   #2
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Make sure your battery is fully charged.
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:25 PM   #3
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Make sure your battery is fully charged.

So the ceiling lights work off the 12 volt battery? I assumed they worked off the electrical terminal? We ran the ceiling vent fan all day, so I am guessing that has drained the battery causing it to drain?
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:28 PM   #4
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Lights and vent fan all 12 volts. Are you plugged in to shore power? If you are plugged in, the converter should be charging your battery.
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:53 PM   #5
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Maybe the converter is not working...
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Do you have a multi-meter to check your battery? When battery is being charged, it should read about 13.5 volts and above.
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:58 PM   #7
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Sounds like the converter is over heating.
Also sounds like battery is junk.
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Old 03-19-2015, 11:09 AM   #8
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Does the converter have its own battery stored inside it? After checking everything I possibly can the celling lights and vent fan will not work, checked fuses and the converter seems to be working...
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Old 03-19-2015, 11:13 AM   #9
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Does the converter have its own battery stored inside it? After checking everything I possibly can the celling lights and vent fan will not work, checked fuses and the converter seems to be working...
Converter takes 120v and converts it to 12v to charge your battery.

Have you done any testing with a multi meter?
What brand and model converter do you have?
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Old 03-19-2015, 11:21 AM   #10
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Unfortunately I don't have a multi- meter... The converter is a WFCO 3 stage converter...
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