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Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 12-11-2019, 09:39 AM
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Posted By rvgara
Thanks so much for the detailed diagnostic info! ...

Thanks so much for the detailed diagnostic info! I have my work cut out for me but now it will be easier with this info.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 12-10-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,626
Posted By rvgara
Hi all. Well my batteries were at 12.6 volts...

Hi all. Well my batteries were at 12.6 volts when the engine started off of just the house batteries. Shore power was unplugged and chassis battery was disconnected and the 2 house batteries were...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 12-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,626
Posted By rvgara
Thanks for the replies. So is the BIRD that...

Thanks for the replies. So is the BIRD that little electrical panel just to the left of my 2 solenoids? And I did mis-speak about the boost switch. Absolutely it is to boost the chassis battery...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 12-09-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,626
Posted By rvgara
need help battery isolator

Hi all. Recently realized that my 2005 Lexington house batteries (2 deep cycle) are electrically connected to my chassis battery. When the chassis battery is disconnected and shore power unplugged,...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-12-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By rvgara
I understand now

Appreciate all the help. I now understand how it all works. The person I bought the RV from mis-informed me about the hot water system. He was an electrician by trade and I believed him...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-11-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By rvgara
thanks for the responses

5picker, you are right about what is happening. I have a switch right on the side of Suburban water heater that I switch on when I want to use electric power. I leave that switch off if I want to...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By rvgara
Thanks for advice

Well since the DSI Fault light only comes on when using electric, I will not worry about it. Now that I understand that light will come on when it tries to fire up on propane and fails. I did get...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-11-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By rvgara
did i mess up my suburban water heater?

Hi all. Took my first RV trip. When I arrived at campsite, I hooked up and made sure I had water in my 6 gallon suburban hot water heater. Using campsite water supply. I had propane tank valve...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-30-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By rvgara
I think, but not sure that drain 2 may be the hot...

I think, but not sure that drain 2 may be the hot water line drain, as i did get maybe a quart of water out of it when I opened it.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-30-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By rvgara
Well, again thanks to all who responded to my...

Well, again thanks to all who responded to my question. I uncovered and examined the fresh water tank and found a line coming off the bottom of that tank that leads to drain 3 in the original...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-28-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By rvgara
Thanks

So I appreciate the replies. The original owner said to open Valve # 1 when filling the fresh water tank and fill the tank till water come out of valve 1. So from this, I assumed this valve 1 leads...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-27-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By rvgara
fresh water drain-where?

Hello. I am new to RV life. Just got 2005 Forest River Lexington 26 foot 255D. I added a few gallons of fresh water to the fresh water holding tank and my indicator gauge rose to confirm this. I...
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