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Old 07-07-2019, 06:16 PM   #1
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2013 surveyor sport electrical batteries

Hey all,

I just picked up a 2013 surveyor sport and I can't seem to get anything to work off battery.

I can hear the converter fan kick on when I reset the breaker while plugged into shore, but nothing will work unless I'm plugged in. Is the converter bad? I tested the batteries and they get 12+ each. Can't seem to get a reading at the fuse panel or the back of the converter.

I also can't find am inline fuse or a disconnect switch.

Thanks for the input in advance.
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Old 07-07-2019, 06:32 PM   #2
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Check the 12v resettable circuit breaker, tucked up along the A-frame. Has a tiny black reset button.
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I've checked everywhere and can't find any reset button. The wiring goes directly from the battery into the cabin.
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I've checked everywhere and can't find any reset button. The wiring goes directly from the battery into the cabin.

See if this thread may help:


http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...et-154141.html
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Old 07-07-2019, 07:18 PM   #5
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I think you might have posted the wrong thread. This isn't really related.
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Old 07-07-2019, 07:27 PM   #6
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I think you might have posted the wrong thread. This isn't really related.

Are you perhaps seeing a different thread than what I have shown in the picture. We have seen when members use apps, that the links don't always point to the correct threads. I listed a link to the 12 volt DC circuit breaker. Is that what you are seeing, or is it different?
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Are you perhaps seeing a different thread than what I have shown in the picture. We have seen when members use apps, that the links don't always point to the correct threads. I listed a link to the 12 volt DC circuit breaker. Is that what you are seeing, or is it different?
Yeah... Totally not what I was seeing, but I did find that thread through some searching. Great thread.

Unfortunately, I can't find anything like this on my trailer. The wiring goes directly from the battery into the cabin/enclosed undercarriage. Doesn't connect to any kind of breaker that I can see.
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Old 07-07-2019, 07:55 PM   #8
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Follow the positive cable from the battery to where it goes under the colorplast on the bottom of the trailer. Remove a few screws and it should be right there attached to the frame. That's where mine is on my Surveyor.
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Follow the positive cable from the battery to where it goes under the colorplast on the bottom of the trailer. Remove a few screws and it should be right there attached to the frame. That's where mine is on my Surveyor.
Thanks Bob. I'll try that this weekend when I get my trailer or of storage again.
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Thanks for everyone's help. @Bob213 was correct in the location of the breaker. The thing was blown into pieces. I was able to fix it while we were at our campsite last weekend and everything is working like a charm.
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Glad you have everything working again! Thank you for posting your results.
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