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Old 05-07-2015, 08:13 PM   #1
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Power at camper main but nothing else until I hook up truck to camper

I'm plugged into my truck everything works. When I unhook truck no power in the camper. When I'm plugged into the house nothing works. Checked the main breaker in the camper panel has 120 volts, what should I check next?


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Old 05-07-2015, 08:27 PM   #2
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Had a similar problem this past weekend. Check the converter. Mine is a silver box behind central vac in the basement of my fiver. I could be mounted on an interior wall behind your fuse box. My converter has two 35amp fuses. One was fried. Replaced it and everything fired back up again when plugged into shore power.
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Old 05-07-2015, 08:31 PM   #3
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Not sure what you mean by 'everything" works? I'm assuming that since your hooked to your truck when you state "everything works", your saying all 12v items work? Right? If that's the case, when your plugged into 110v, your converter ( assuming you have a converter and not an inverter) should convert 110v to 12v and run the 12v items. Either your inverter is not working, or you have the trailer 12v "breaker" switch turned off. Mine is located on the tongue close to the propane tanks. Without knowing what rv you have, that's about all I can suggest with no further info!
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Old 05-07-2015, 08:33 PM   #4
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Check the two 40 Amp ( orange) fuses.
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Old 05-07-2015, 09:00 PM   #5
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All fuses are good


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Old 05-07-2015, 09:00 PM   #6
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Old 05-07-2015, 09:01 PM   #7
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How do you know if inverter or converter?


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Old 05-07-2015, 09:24 PM   #8
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TV works, that's it, gfci outlet has power. So I guess everything 12v not working. Click image for larger version

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Old 05-07-2015, 09:26 PM   #9
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Fridge and microwave do not power up


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Old 05-07-2015, 09:37 PM   #10
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Gfci outlets and TV have power. Nothing for 12v stuff unless you plug into truck power.


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Old 05-08-2015, 03:09 AM   #11
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Fridge and microwave do not power up


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That doesn't make sense.
The microwave is 110v AC only, not 12v DC.
Why is tv and outlets working but not microwave?
Can't just be a 12v issue.
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Old 05-08-2015, 06:49 AM   #12
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Fridge is 12v "battery powered" microwave is 110v "shore power"

1] you should have "2" gfci outlets.
One in bathroom and one in kitchen.

2) check 12v fuses in converter for fridge and also there's 2 fuses outside in the fridge access panel in a black box

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Old 05-08-2015, 07:36 AM   #13
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Check those two big red 40a fuses near the smaller ones. I haven't had to deal with this exact issue. So am not sure what to look for, but I know there's fuses you can't usually see until you take things apart like you have here. Keep looking at those higher amperage fuses
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Old 05-08-2015, 07:50 AM   #14
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Your camper is still under warranty is it not?


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Probably, it's a 2014 model, just want to make sure if its something I can fix, dealer is a pain, takes forever, and Memorial Day is fast approaching.


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To bad your not a little closer I'd run over n help you out.

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First you need to look in the frf library and look at the wfco trouble shooting guide.

Is your battery dead in camper?

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My question was similar to Turbs, and wanted to make sure you have a battery in your RV and have you recently connected or disconnected it?
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Old 05-08-2015, 09:19 AM   #19
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We know it's not the curcuit breaker under the A-frame because 12v is getting in from your truck.
So.
1) dead / junk battery.
2) blown reverse polarity fuses.
3) bad converter and dead battery.

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Old 05-08-2015, 11:34 AM   #20
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Check the two 40 amps fuses to see if burnt. If these are burnt then most likely your battery is hooked backwards, if all OK then go check underneath trailer near tongue for a mini-breaker and press black button to reset....tat is a start.
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