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Old 09-10-2019, 08:20 PM   #1
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What is this switch for?

Hi,
Last week we purchased a 2011 Viking Epic 1706 pop up. It has a sink with faucets, a 3-way refrigerator, and a Suburban NT-20SE furnace.
To the left of the 120v/12v converter is a switch. My guess is that it is for either the water pump or for the furnace. Please help, what is the switch for?
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Jon
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Old 09-10-2019, 08:29 PM   #2
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Not sure it's factory. Maybe it turns the converter off. Where do the wires go?
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Old 09-10-2019, 09:16 PM   #3
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Without knowing where the wire leads, my guess would be the water pump or battery cut off...
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Old 09-10-2019, 09:24 PM   #4
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See if the wire goes to the fuse box. Then that fuse should be labeled.
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Old 09-11-2019, 07:53 AM   #5
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Thanks for the quick replies

Thanks, Iíll try and trace the wires.
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:53 AM   #6
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It looks very similar to my water heater or water pump switch though the water heater glows red when its heating.

My switches don't have screws on the face either I think.
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:55 AM   #7
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Thanks, I’ll try and trace the wires.
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Take the next pic with your lens over the edge of that wooden short wall so we can see the wires on the back of the switch.
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:47 AM   #8
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That is the approximate location of my water pump switch.
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:23 PM   #9
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Thanks

I thought that it could be the water pump switch but, there isnít any kind of noise when I turn the switch on.
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:45 PM   #10
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It wonít make a noise if system is pressurized, open faucets and then it will pump, that is if itís the pump switch?
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It wonít make a noise if system is pressurized, open faucets and then it will pump, that is if itís the pump switch?
If that doesn't work you might just have a burnt out water pump. If you have a multi-meter you can go to wherever they hid the water pump, turn the switch on and check for voltage (12VDC). If you have voltage then it's the pump. If not, check all the fuses (probably should have started there). If they're good then you will need to find what that switch controls and what switch controls the water pump...but I bet it is either a fuse or the pump.
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Old 09-11-2019, 06:04 PM   #12
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Turned off my hot water heater

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I thought that it could be the water pump switch but, there isnít any kind of noise when I turn the switch on.

Damn it Goldwing you just turned off my hot water heater.
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We're all guessing here.....
I can't imagine a switch for the furnace.
It's probably water pump.


Do you have a water heater?????


We can't help without more information.
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If that doesn't work you might just have a burnt out water pump. If you have a multi-meter you can go to wherever they hid the water pump, turn the switch on and check for voltage (12VDC). If you have voltage then it's the pump. If not, check all the fuses (probably should have started there). If they're good then you will need to find what that switch controls and what switch controls the water pump...but I bet it is either a fuse or the pump.
Quite the response and we don't even know what the switch is for.
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Thanks again

No water heater.
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Quite the response and we don't even know what the switch is for.
The point of my post was to help determine that...
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Old 09-17-2019, 12:49 PM   #17
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My pump switch is right beside my panel as well. $10 it's the pump switch
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Old 09-17-2019, 03:39 PM   #18
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Thanks

I agreeóIím pretty sure that it is the pump switch.
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So ????

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I agreeóIím pretty sure that it is the pump switch.

Whats the final answer. I really hate when people ask for help and then leave the thread hanging like a bad chad in Florida.
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Without knowing where the wire leads, my guess would be the water pump or battery cut off...
pop up.no battery cut off.
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