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Old 10-24-2020, 06:19 PM   #1
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12v Lights Flickering

In my 2007 Sunseeker 3100SS, sometimes when I have significant 12v power usage, whether I am on shore or generator power, the lights flicker, apparently due to the voltage change from cycling of the converter between charging and not charging the batteries. Just wondering if anyone else experiences this and whether it is abnormal for the converter to deviate from constant charging.
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Old 10-24-2020, 09:07 PM   #2
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Start by checking your batteries (load test). If they are good, check your converter. Also check all connections. Lots of videos on how to perform all the above suggestions if you aren't familiar.
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It seems that flickering 12v lights soon foretell of converter failure.
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Not sure from your post if all lights flicker or just some.
Our issue was from defective LED lights that were factory installed.
Command Electronics was nice enough to send replacement guts for me to swap out.
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:31 PM   #5
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It seems that flickering 12v lights soon foretell of converter failure.
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Not sure from your post if all lights flicker or just some.
Our issue was from defective LED lights that were factory installed.
Command Electronics was nice enough to send replacement guts for me to swap out.
Could be fluctuations in the converter output voltage but as Kirk S mentioned, we had just TWO lights that flickered and they were bad lights. Once I replaced those two lights, no more flickering.
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