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Old 05-10-2024, 09:00 AM   #1
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mystery switch and docking LED lights on cab

Hello all!
We just bought a 2022 Forest River Forester with Trekker Cap on a Sprinter chassis class B+ (or is it a C???) and we have several questions.

First - regarding the LED light strips on the outside of the cap - I believe they are called docking lights? How do you turn those on?

Second - there is a black switch in the cab above the rearview mirror/camera. I thought it might be the switch to turn on the outside LED lights on the cab - see above question - but it does not seem to operate them. What does this switch operate?

Third - on the entry panel by the steps, there are two switches. The black one is the automatic step override. Next to it is a red switch. What does it operate?

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Thank you in advance!
Mandy and David and our travelling buddy Kirby the dog
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Old 05-15-2024, 11:40 AM   #2
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the red switch is for the awning light and the black switch above the seat is for the LED lights in the Cap. if they aren't turning on with that switch there may be a wiring issue. Pull the switch out and make sure the wires have good contact.
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Old 05-15-2024, 03:04 PM   #3
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Thanks - our awning light is controlled by our touch screen whole coach controller. Maybe the red light is in case we didn't have that touch screen.

Regarding the docking lights - I seem to remember reading about a recall on those lights. Can you see if ours is included in that recall?
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