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Old 09-26-2014, 12:28 PM   #1
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Battery / Converter issue

Well it's been 10 months now and I to this day can't remove my trailer from my truck with just the house battery and most times not with the TV plugged in. :-/ The only way I get it done is to plug it in the shore power and then it trips the converter breaker. Thoughts????

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Old 09-26-2014, 09:16 PM   #2
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I had to replace the oem battery after a year. They probably use the cheapest thing they can find.

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Old 09-26-2014, 09:22 PM   #3
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Has it ever worked? Or is this a day 1 issue? Do you have other issues with the battery or just the tongue jack?
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Old 09-26-2014, 10:42 PM   #4
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It has been this way all along. It has been serviced for this issue but no resolve just within the last 5 or so trips it trips the converter breaker. At first I thought it was just a weight issue until i seen a unit like mine with no trouble a few weeks ago. I did call the dealer to have it looked at again to see if it could be the DC motor causing the issue.
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Old 10-01-2014, 10:29 PM   #5
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I am guessing your motor has a bad brush, or you have something binding, making that motor pull more current than it should.
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