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Old 07-20-2013, 11:21 AM   #1
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HI,
We have used our flagstaff for 5 years with no problem. This season is a different story We have no power at all? We have checked fuses, breakers, bought a new battery, replaced GFI and still no power. We are so frustrated. Looking for some help of what else we can try.
Please help! We want to go camping!!
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:30 AM   #2
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Flagstaff travel trailer or 5th wheel?

No power meaning No 12 volt DC; No 120 Volt AC or both?
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:30 AM   #3
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HI,
We have used our flagstaff for 5 years with no problem. This season is a different story We have no power at all? We have checked fuses, breakers, bought a new battery, replaced GFI and still no power. We are so frustrated. Looking for some help of what else we can try.
Please help! We want to go camping!!
Look for one of these by your battery.
It should or may be resetable.



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Old 07-20-2013, 11:50 AM   #4
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Both! I'll go check the battery for one of those things,,,BRB
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:54 AM   #5
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Both! I'll go check the battery for one of those things,,,BRB
You have no ac or dc voltage?
Hmmmmm.

You definitely need a digital volt ohm meter.
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:59 AM   #6
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No, nothing on battery besides posts/terminals.
I'll make a run to the Hardware store and pick one up now. I'll let you know! Thanks for the info
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:05 PM   #7
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No, nothing on battery besides posts/terminals.
I'll make a run to the Hardware store and pick one up now. I'll let you know! Thanks for the info
That circuit breaker will be maybe 18 to 20" away from battery connected to positive cable.
There also may be more than one
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Both! I'll go check the battery for one of those things,,,BRB
Both a travel trailer and a 5th wheel?

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Old 07-20-2013, 12:15 PM   #9
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Hmmmm
Husband cut off the plug in that comes out of the trailer and replaced it with a new one...We now have AC but no DC!! Tried 2 batteries and neither works and they are both charged.? Would I still need to purchase that volt meter?
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:19 PM   #10
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Hmmmm
Husband cut off the plug in that comes out of the trailer and replaced it with a new one...We now have AC but no DC!! Tried 2 batteries and neither works and they are both charged.? Would I still need to purchase that volt meter?
You have to find that circuit breaker.
There has to be one lol.
Back under tongue if its a Tt attached to the frame?
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Both a travel trailer and a 5th wheel?

Lol
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:23 PM   #12
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It's a Pop Up. We will look for the circuit breaker!? lol
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It's a Pop Up. We will look for the circuit breaker!? lol
Under a frame hitch attached to the frame look.
Also you may have a metal junction box underneath which may conceal breaker.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:27 PM   #14
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Oh wait...... There's a switch that disconnects the 12v power when pop up is down.
When you lift top the switch will connect and give you 12v.
That switch may be stuck!
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:37 PM   #15
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I think you may have helps us find our problem! What do you think!? lol
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:10 PM   #16
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I think you may have helps us find our problem! What do you think!? lol
I think I win a prize?
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:24 PM   #17
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Maybe this could be the problem? Grrr can't seem to add a pic. Under the tongue was a fuse that was really corroded working on cleaning that up and replacing that fuse We had no idea it was there.
Camper is up
If we get to go camping...Yes you win the prize! lol
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Maybe this could be the problem?
Its very possible
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:45 PM   #19
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Look all rusty like this?


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Old 07-20-2013, 01:52 PM   #20
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Can you say HAPPY campers! Full power!! Thank you so very much...Between plug and fuse we are ready to hit the road!
Have a great weekend!
P.S. Not that rusty but definitely not looking good ;0
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