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Old 09-21-2021, 05:27 PM   #1
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2021.5 FR3 30DS. Is the Arctic Pac switch designed to illuminate when turned on or just when turned on and the system is operational ( below 40 degrees)? Mine does not illuminate when in the on (down) position and itís 70 degrees outside. Running through my checklist before we leave for a 6 week trip which may take us through some cold nights.
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2021.5 FR3 30DS. Is the Arctic Pac switch designed to illuminate when turned on or just when turned on and the system is operational ( below 40 degrees)? Mine does not illuminate when in the on (down) position and itís 70 degrees outside. Running through my checklist before we leave for a 6 week trip which may take us through some cold nights.
Great question, when you turn on the Artic PAC switch it will illuminate sending power to the pads on the tanks/elbows in dump station.

When it gets below 40 degrees (I believe that's the number), they will automatically turn on. My recommendation is if you believe it might get towards those temps, turn it on for a peace of mind.

I hope this helps.

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Old 09-22-2021, 01:06 PM   #3
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Great question, when you turn on the Artic PAC switch it will illuminate sending power to the pads on the tanks/elbows in dump station.



When it gets below 40 degrees (I believe that's the number), they will automatically turn on. My recommendation is if you believe it might get towards those temps, turn it on for a peace of mind.



I hope this helps.



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Brent


Thanks Brent. When I turn on the switch, the switch does not illuminate. I was going to use a heat probe to see if it was working (easy task) but since it is 70 degrees I canít use that method. Fuse?
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2021.5 FR3 30DS. Is the Arctic Pac switch designed to illuminate when turned on or just when turned on and the system is operational ( below 40 degrees)? Mine does not illuminate when in the on (down) position and itís 70 degrees outside. Running through my checklist before we leave for a 6 week trip which may take us through some cold nights.

It could be just the bulb. If you have a meter just pull the switch and check to see if itís passing power, most of the time itís just the bulb. Once the switch is on the thermostats turns them off and on. On at 40 degrees off at 65. Remember they are 12 volt
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It could be just the bulb. If you have a meter just pull the switch and check to see if itís passing power, most of the time itís just the bulb. Once the switch is on the thermostats turns them off and on. On at 40 degrees off at 65. Remember they are 12 volt


Not the fuse so Iím going to run home and get my multimeter.
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Brent,
Just checking…so down is On? Mine is labeled ARCTIC at the top and PAC at the bottom.
I don’t have a light either way…even in 25degree temps.
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Just checkingÖso down is On? Mine is labeled ARCTIC at the top and PAC at the bottom.
I donít have a light either wayÖeven in 25degree temps.
Great question, Could be a couple different things to look at. Check the fuse in the distribution panel in the bedroom and make sure that the 20 amp fuse is good. If so, check the power going to the switch. If they have power going to the switch, then I would say the switch is bad if they donít have power going out of the switch.

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