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Old 06-11-2018, 02:20 PM   #1
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I just bought a 2018 FR3 30 and last trip the fuses blew to the two power sockets on the dash I used for the GPS unit. they worked fine for about 4 hours then stopped. The GPS works in the jeep so its the outlets on the RV.
Does anyone know the fuse number/location for those two outlets before I have to pull them all?
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:53 PM   #2
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Had the same problem on my Coachmen 27KB. The fuses were in an add-on block under the left side of the dash screwed to the floor. The cause was the wires shorted on the frame of the dash where they were routed over a sharp stamped support. YMMV
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:22 AM   #3
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I just bought a 2018 FR3 30 and last trip the fuses blew to the two power sockets on the dash I used for the GPS unit. they worked fine for about 4 hours then stopped. The GPS works in the jeep so its the outlets on the RV.
Does anyone know the fuse number/location for those two outlets before I have to pull them all?
I found two 7.5 amp fuses on an orange wires behind the radio. I upgraded them to 10 amp. I also tighten the sockets. Fuse is standard blade:
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Old 06-12-2018, 09:01 AM   #4
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Fuses.

Thanks for the great suggestions. The shorted out wires makes sense. Even though the fuses are wall mounted back in the b/r slideout, I noticed an annoying rattle on first shake-down cruise. There is a metal case the size of a cigarette pack with one lead coming in and three coming out. It was half-assed zip tied under the dash but was rubbing/bouncing off the plastic engine cover.
You'd have to be a midget or hobbit to reach under since there is zero room to work. I need to take it back to the dealer for a few other minor adjustments so Ill add that to the list.
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When you say “wall mounted” are you speaking of your power distribution panel? That is where your coach 12v fuses and 120v breakers would be.
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