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Old 08-07-2012, 08:53 AM   #1
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motorhome electrical help

hey guys a friend just bought a fleetwood southwind motorhome and is having electrical problems. it keeps draining the battery to start the motorhome.
he took it to a garage and they but a jumper wire from one solenoid to another with a fuse and told hime to just pull the fuse to kill all power.
still draining the battery. (the blue wire is what the put in) anybody help
not real good with the electrical stuff.. 
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Old 08-07-2012, 01:12 PM   #2
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Do you know what year? Did they check to make sure the alternator was working properly? If its not the battery will be draining even when it's running.
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:15 PM   #3
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Chassis battery or coach battery? or both? Sounds like it's time to take it do a RV Dealer or RV Service Center that knows how to troubleshoot RV problems. If the isolation relay which opens and closes to charge the battery from the converter or alternator is stuck open then anything in the coach could be draining power from the chassis battery as well as the coach battery.

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