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Old 05-20-2017, 12:46 PM   #1
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New Roo 23SS with electrical questions

Hello Friendly Forum Folks,
I picked up a brand new 23SS hybrid a week ago, and went camping last night with it. When we got to the spot, no power.

A few things...
-We had it plugged in last weekend for 3 days showing it to the neighbors, and everything worked great under the power.
-It sat for 4 days, not plugged in and I did not disconnect the batteries (via the quick-disconnect)
-The cord from the tow vehicle got a little slice, but I did not see any broken strands.
-At the campsite, the electric hitch worked fine (not attached to tow vehicle), but nothing inside worked at all (lights, pump, fridge)
-At the campsite, I attached the main cord to the the tow vehicle, and the tail lights and blinkers worked, but still nothing inside.
-I checked the fuse box and the inline fuse from the battery, but all looked good.

-When I plug it into the house power at home, that should charge the batteries. Right?
-Why would the electric hitch work if the batteries were dead?
-Should the cord plugged into the running tow vehicle get power to the interior lights?
-Am I missing another fuse somewhere?

Big thanks everyone!
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Old 05-20-2017, 04:20 PM   #2
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Ok, figured it out. What would we do without Forums? The 12V resettable circuit breaker under the frame needed to be reset. It is a little guy along the underside of the frame about a foot back from the battery case. You have to crawl underneath, and find it. The electric hitch is wired right to the battery, so that is why it worked but everything else did not.
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Old 05-20-2017, 04:23 PM   #3
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When I was loading it up yesterday, there was a clicking sound near the hitch after raising it up. I dismissed it as sensor or something, and did not think about it again. Now I know!
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Old 05-21-2017, 07:16 AM   #4
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There is a breaker under the frame?...did not know that...I'll check it out later...I have a 17 233s..might be different...thanks...I am curious as to why it tripped...(just trying to pick things up about problem solving in case same things happen)
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Old 05-21-2017, 07:42 AM   #5
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This is what it looks like....
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Old 05-21-2017, 12:56 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by fonzie View Post
This is what it looks like....
I would recommend getting some dielectric grease and putting it on these connections. That will help protect the wires from moisture.
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