Or you can measure the current an appliance uses with the simple tool below. Answer: First, make sure that your COACH batteries are in good shape and fully charged. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on August 05, 2020: John - From your symptoms, I have to make a few assumptions, the first of which is are you talking about your DC-VOLTAGE system? Thank you again I sure hope we luck out and can fix the problems we are having. Answer: Your water pump runs on your Coach 12-VDC system. Because of this, most RV owners will keep the battery in good shape and let it power the interior item it is wired to. 2007 Coachman Sportscoach. Check if they are fully charged before you do anything else. Battery was checked at an automotive store and found to be fine. Question: why would my A/C and ceiling fans not turn on in my motorhome? Your COACH batteries are kept charged by your CONVERTER, which in turn operates on your 110-VAC. Another article of mine has more information about troubleshooting and maintaining your RV's batteries. noticed that batteries on inverter seem to be boiling is this normal thanks. It is possible that one of the bulbs on your trailer burned out. Copyright © 2017 Michigan Truck Spring of Saginaw, Inc. All Rights Reserved. I have checked the power at the main breaker, and I am getting 120. The other wire that you say powers your Awning and interior lights? 4. Question: So I have a 2005 Fleetwood Pegasus with a solar panel. I'd like you to: If you own or rent an RV, you will want to know enough to at least make a walk-around inspection before you go on the road, especially of the electrical system. I wait to start, and the light comes on after turning the ignition key, but no cranking. We bought a 2007 Dutchman Durango class b plus can’t find the circuit or fuse box. If this is the case, use wire cutters, a crimper and a wire stripper to perform a swap. How can I stop my RV's a/c from tripping the main breaker? My problem is the inverter isnt working. Question: How do I get my hot water heater in my RV to stay on? If you are unsure what current an appliance draws, use this simple method to calculate the maximum current it will draw when working. First things first, you should check that gas is coming through to your appliances. Our Camper Selection Criteria Quality Sleeping Capacity – We eliminated trailers that only slept a single … THE COLEMAN A FRAME CAMPER MODELS HAVE FEWER SKYLIGHTS THAN THE ALINERS BUT STILL VERY GOOD AND MUCH MORE THAN IN TEARDROP CAMPERS. And along with these devices comes complicated electrical control and protection circuitry designed to protect the RV and its occupants. They say that means reverse polarity. My idea is the power cord, or the converter Maybe. The fan works, the outside door lights work...any idea what the issue may be or what I may try troubleshooting. Example: 1 mW means one milliwatt, a thousandth of a watt. The sail switch then sends power to the high limit temperature control. Can you advise? This battery is kept charged by your camper's Converter which is in thrun powered by your camper's external power source. Whether you've got a Chevy Silverado, a classic 1966 Ford F-100, or a Dodge Ram, there's a truck name for you here on the list. This will ensure the stove is getting propane. If it a regular receptacle then it is powered by one of your 110-VAC breakers in your AC Powerbox. Ground problems are the top cause of issues with trailer wiring. Answer: If you're not getting 110-VAC to your RV, and when you operate an appliance it loads down the voltage, then you could be damaging your appliances or other electrical equipment. Because of these risks, the RV will have breakers or fuses to shut off power if anything goes wrong: Troubleshooting often begins, and may well end, with resetting a breaker, replacing a fuse, or resetting a Ground Fault Indicator, and then seeing what happens. They are too dangerous, especially when they involve AC power or propane. We knew we wanted to make the switch, I just wasn’t sure what type of bulbs to go with. I have to ask if you possibly replaced or rewired your COACH batteries in your RV? The old wasn't cooling. So, I don't understand why you are doing this???? Weight: 694-1,106. 2001 Aerolite Cub had the inverter system fail and no longer charged the battery -- purchased a replacement DC inverter/AC breaker assembly and carefully duplicated the wiring hookups from the original. Your Fridge is called a 2way Fridge and it will operate on either 110-VAC or Propane, and it has a control panel that operates on your 12-VDC. Electricity can kill. When you are traveling, so keep that COACH battery charged before you take off. Question: I have 2016 Flagstaff Classic Super Lite, and the Water Pump switch will not turn off. a set of AC fuses or breakers to interrupt the 115-volt AC power coming from outside the RV if anything goes wrong in the 115-volt system. I have a 2019 Forest River Stealth toy hauler and recently, my bedroom lights , one on a switch and one push button stopped working. It's possible (though not the most likely thing) that the GFI receptacle itself is bad and needs replacing. To protect your RV and its electrical appliances and other devices if you plug your RV into an electrical service that is not regulated properly and you get electrical voltages that are too low or too high for your RV and its equipment. And you should also contct your insurance company about what they recommend. We're newbies to this 2013 27N Vista Winnebago as well as the RV world. The thermostat does not light gas, it starts the motor. Answer: From what you describe, I assume that your pop-up was connected to the towing vehicle and thus was using the auto's voltage to the lights. Any time a power converter is plugged in and working, you will always “see” more than 13 volts. The battery must be fully charged for a number of electrical equipment to function properly, so check that your Converter is functioning properly and has your batteries fully charged. Rey in Colorado. Test all of the lights, from the backup lights to the turn signals and brake lights to ensure the problem is not the tow vehicle itself. An electrical component that allows current flow in one direction and impedes current flow in the opposite direction. It does not trip the house breaker. I purchased the camper 2 years ago and the outside light and the light inside the door and over the sink never worked but the previous owner said he never had this issue. Example: 1 pF means one picofarad, a trillionth of a farad. I also notice my outside light by the hitch doesn't work either. Light the stovetop burner and look for a steady flow with a solid flame. What are we missing or not doing correctly? Don is a retired engineer and long-time motorhome owner who enjoys helping readers deal with the increasingly complex technology of RVs. When I hook up to our generator, I can get the plugs to work but nothing else. From your symptoms you mention that you recently changed your batteries. Here are instructions for how to manually lift up a stuck power window on a car. During the day when its hotter my panel keeps tripping the main breaker when the a/c is running. The problem with crimp-only terminals is they tend to have a weak connection even though they might feel quite tight. 2- Diesel motorhome engines are very high compression motors, and it takes a lot of currents to turn them over. If it is new, you should contact the manufacturer and check what they tell you is how they recommend it be covered under their warranty. Which cars have dominated world speed records since 1980? In trailers, it is powered by your COACH (or AUX) battery. Question: I have a 2000 Safari Continental Panther 425. Crock pots are useful for cooking in RVs. Put Crimp and Solder Seal Terminals in their place. Sure, you may have a 50-AMP AC-Voltage system but this has nothing to do with your DC-VOLTAGE system. I suspect that your household 30-amp cord is not wired the same as is required for an RV, so you should get the wiring done properly at the house and with your cord. Thermostat doesn't recognize zone 2. Answer: Your 12-VDC for your Rv engine is your MAIN battery. I changed the light toggle on/off switch - which did not change anything. Question: The air conditioner in my RV doesn’t work well. I had the furnace igniter board checked out, and it was good. This sealed connection will also prevent a breach by contaminants. But, when you select your generator, it shuts down after it actually starts?? Your camper or RV was designed by professionals with your safety in mind, as well as your convenience. Convertor seems very hot but fan eventually kicks on. We had it plugged in at home, and the fridge was extremely cold. The measure of resistance to current flow. If neither of these are operating then your Inverter is most likely bad. Question: I have a 2008 Springdale by Keystone (30 ft pull behind trailer). My 5th wheel just lost most of the power! There IS power to breakers, and fuses. It powers these lights and other interior electrical equipment that operates on 12-VDC. Answer: The typical RV Hot Water heater operates on either 110-VAC when you have it plugged into a campsite power source, and it will switch over to your propane when you do not have 110-VAC for your RV. Answer: Most campers will have multiple Water Pump switches usually located; near the kitchen sink, in the bathroom and outside in the service centre. These lights do have an on/off switch and last weekend when they were working, the switches would turn them on and off. Understand your RV electrical system in general. You have another battery(s) inside your Rv that is referred to as the COACH (or AUX) battery and it is kept charged by our Converter which in turn is powered by your 110-VAC system. Once the battery is charged the voltage (with everything turned OFF) should settle in at around 13.5 volts or so, never down at 12.5 volts or lower. I believe this will take care of your problem. And, check your Coach battery and that it is fully charged. But, it also powers the step, the power awning, the exterior spotlights and running lights. All you have to do is link up the white wire to the negative and the colored wires to the positive. First of all, Thank you Don for a very informative beginner article. I ran separate wires from the main fuse box in the rv to fridge and got the fridge working (both hot and neutral) However, the small awning and several lights still don't work. But, when you do replace the battery, make sure to use a multimeter and check that the new one I operating correctly and check that the alternator is not "over-charging" the battery. Now, after installing new, we have no zone 2. I'm saving it for a resource in the future. Answer: Your motorhome has two 12-VDC systems, and the engine battery powers the engine and its accessories the same as an automobile. The AC power control panel distributes this power to the appliances and outlets that use AC power, for example the air conditioner. Check the fuse on the powered converter to ensure it is still functional. You should always contact a qualified service tech for resolving such problems. If still no resolution it is time to look for a blown fuse in the trailer. Most appliances draw a lot of current during a short period of intense use and less current at other times. Now to my question...our 2007 keystone trailer appliances make fast clicking noises and flicker on and off, this includes the microwave, fridge, and the combo washer dryer. The 12-volt output of your converter likely goes through two 30-amp fuses that feed your 12-volt fuse panel. Question: Does the TV outlet in an RV require a fuse? Answer: OK, First of all, if your RV's battery(s) are original, then you need to test them properly. If the lamps are the proper ones they should never burn out, which would indicate a high voltage. I have now got everything working except the ignition stays on without the key on. I then installed new LED light fixtures, but after two minutes, one side on each fixture smoked the LED. Any ground wiring on your fuse panel would be for some special circuitry on the fuse panel itself, and not for your AC and Furnace which only use 220-VAC for the AC and Propane for the Furnace, functionally. The battery power switch is on, we've run the generator successfully and all the other electric works (AC, water pump, water heater), and we have checked the fuses which all look good. Are your stabilizing jacks powered or manual? And these vibrations will, at times, shake electrical connections loose, in addition to the wear and tear that wires and appliances go through in normal use. Hopefully this will fix your problem for you, otherwise you will need to check if your other appliances plugged into your GFCI receptacles also kick the Master GFCI out. Your RV's interior lights, water pump and the control panel for your AC's all operate on your 12-VDC which comes from the COACH batteries. Either way, if the switch is not functioning, check that it has 12-VDC voltage on each side of the switch. Light switch which controls outside lights stays on as well as the lights outside. Generator starts but shuts down immediately! Or it could be just some slight induced current in your RV cable.I can say that I have had the same problem with my motorhome and my house GFCI circuit and I replaced the GFCI receptacle itself. I would trace the heavy wires from the COACH batteries because the HOT wires would go to the interior fuse panel. in good condition, full of distilled water and fully charged. Question: No ac/dc power! Answer: Not sure which breaker you're talking about, so I assume you're talking about your AC MAIN breaker. It powers your lights as well as your temperature control panel. If not, one of your electrical appliances, or the Air Conditioners, is your problem. I reset the ac breakers, still nothing. 3- check that where you rewired things there are no loose wires that might be shorted to other wires. Learn how to do some very basic troubleshooting on your RV. Question: I have no 12 V when the motor does turn and I am not connected to 120 V AC. Push the RESET button and see if that fixes the problem; if not, disconnect all appliances and plug them back in one by one. A modern RV contains a lot of built-in electrical devices. WARNING 2: If replacing a blown fuse or resetting a kicked breaker doesn’t fix the problem, you should seriously consider backing off and calling your RV manufacturer's Service Center for advice before doing anything else. With the symptoms, you described these checks should find your problem. And one more thing, your situation can be dangerous and does need to be resolved as soon as you can. Answer: If you're talking about the 110-VAC outlet that the RV TV plugs into, then yes, it will get its power from one of the 110-VAC breakers in the typical motorhome. The larger the gauge number, the smaller the wire size. Then, I would turn OFF all of the breakers in the breaker panel, and then, turn ON the breakers for the AC unit. If you currently own a Four Wheel Pop-up Camper and are having questions or need help operating any of your camper systems, this would be the video gallery you would want to explore further. Ian - On most motorhomes, the entrance light switch is only for the ceiling light nearest the door. Either way, when a battery is boiling, you need to assume it is bad and replace it. The fuse for the refrigerator, some lights and a small awning kept blowing. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 20, 2020: Good, but you could still have either loose connections or bad oxidation where the wires inside the RV are tied to the body, as I mentioned. I can speak to your racing your truck engine affecting your Camper power system. Now—with these warnings in mind—here are some minor problems that you may be able to fix, and some diagnostics that you can run yourself. I suggest that you go back and check that you took care to check that you wired the batteries back EXACTLY like they were before. Then you would check if one of these AC breakers has kicked OFF. Each jack is essentially a sliding center rod that is driven up and down by your Jack control panel. The previous owner said the lights didn’t work and that they replaced the bulbs. Then you might have to check the contact points on the inside of your external power connector to your chassis. The best thing to check first is to turn OFF all of your Generator power (for Safety) and check the connections coming from your generator. I checked the awning motor and it works when connected directly to a 12 volt battery. What is the problem? As to your accessories, I wouldn't get distracted by them until you have your 12-VDC system functioning properly. Here’s a few easy RV heater troubleshooting tips and basic repairs, to give you a helping hand. Is this something that I should attempt to fix or should I take it to an RV shop and have them fix it as I'm wondering why it burnt out and is it a fire hazzard concern as the other wires and connection is looking like it too is starting to discolor the red wiring to the other wire fitting. Everything seems to work but my TV sound doesn’t which is an indicator of low battery power. Pop Up campers, also known as fold down trailers make for a great first option for inexperienced RV owners due to their small size and ease of towing. I’m sure the campground circuit is overloaded as I’m not getting the full 30 amps. We are on a campground with full hook up; 50 amp, but the lights, water pump and AC stopped working. Our AC power is not going off, only DC. Repair the Running Lights on Your Recreational Vehicle ... the majority of problems with exterior lighting can easily be solved with a few spare bulbs and fuses that are stored in a handy and accessible spot. Why would that happen? One thousand. Clean the plug and socket with a special cleaner. Your AUX battery is also called your COACH battery, and it powers all of your Rv's interior 12-volt accessories. But then got another one that had some kind of breaker built in and it did throw it every time I plugged it in. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 16, 2020: Brenda - With a Lightning hit you never can tell just how much it was damaged without a thorough physical inspection of the interior wiring before you try anything. I have had the batteries tested, they tested good, I replaced the convertor with a brand new on. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on June 21, 2020: Kyle - Your COACH batteries power a number of 12-VDC items in your camper, and they are kept charged by your Converter. So immediately unplug every appliance you have including your microwave, Fridge and other built-in appliances. Check these things out. I just purchased a champion generator inverter for my pull behind camper. And still not working. i had my trailer running on ac at home with everything fine.took the trailer 4hrs to site,no electric on site.plugged rv to brand new briggs 6500 watt gen. and it instantly stapped gfi receptical on gen,tried over and over and it did it every time.i have run it on a different gen before with no prob.i dont ground the gen. but i never have,didnt know what might cause this.woudering if the was a short somewhere from travel. We just acquired a 2002 kiwi 21c. Could it be the outside power inverter? Starting with the absolute basics, your RV's appliances can be powered in three different ways. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on September 03, 2020: Spec - I'm sorry but your information is too sparse for me to understand your problem totally. When I open up any of the other breakers, the neutrals all become hot. Trailer wiring kits are surprisingly affordable. Note that breakers can go bad themselves; if they trip too many times, they can suffer mechanical stress and lose their ability to stay closed at the current they were designed for. While driving, it showed it was running on gas, and the light was not flashing, so we assumed it was ok. When this happens, the electric motor for each jack can draw too much current and thus possibly melt your wiring, if the fuse does not blow. Because low input voltages can also harm electrical devices or make them run erratically, most surge protectors will also turn the power off when the voltage is too low. Question: We purchased a one yr old Mercedes motorhome with 6000 miles on it from an RV dealer. Question: I have 240 volts coming through the electrical outlets. We took the RV to a repair shop for tires and to repair the traffic blinkers, but when we got it home after the repairs, the slide would not work. 2- Check that all wires attached to these batteries are tight and not damaged. What could short this battery to get hot? Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters. While the Clipper A-frame pop up camper doesn’t have any extra pop-ups, it still allows plenty of natural light in, thanks to the roof windows. Standard automotive fuses are color-coded according to their current rating; below is a short list for your reference. We have a 1993 holiday rambler free spirit 5th wheel. If this voltage is high enough, even for a few seconds, it could harm any of your 12-VDC appliance control boards, alarm boards, interior lights, etcetera. How can I repair/replace? Over time, if you are not traveling and "shaking" things around, thus getting a rub at your contact points, you will have these corrosion/oxidation problems occur. If the trailer lights function with such a setup, it is clear the issue is with the tow vehicle. WARNING 1: If you do not know what you are doing, do not touch anything, and call your RV manufacturer, or RV Roadside Assistance company, or if at home, your local certified electrician. Will not turn off. Answer: Your motorhome has two interior "zone" temperature sensors that are used by your Temperature Control panel to manage the Cooling and Heating systems. Answer: When a diesel is in "Wait to Start" mode, it is heating the engines' "glow plugs" before it tries to crank the engine. Any thoughts. Does your engine have a 110-VAC heater coil built in? 1- check your power cord from the generator to the RV for damage or bad connections. Your RV already has surge protection devices: your main AC breaker plus the individual appliance and equipment breakers in your main breaker panel. And, when you turn OFF your CUT-OFF switch, the other DC equipment inside your RV are disonnected, by=ut typically not the step or the entrance light. I look at the top 3 best emergency window breakers for cars. The main switch does not have any lights. Two 6-volt DC batteries, connected in series, provide the 12-volt power that powers many lights and controls. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on August 08, 2020: Chris Knob - OK,Let's tear this one down and get to the root of your problem. They are kept charged by your RVs Converter and sometimes, it will be able to power some of your interior electrical devices. The bulbs became extremely hot, melting the cover plate and blowing the bulb. This fixed things for more than a year and then it started up again, so I just moved my cable to a non-GFCI receptacle in my house, and I haven't had a problem anymore. How do I know which circuit breaker to shut off? It is evening now, and nowhere is open. Check if the problem receptacles are GFCI slave units? Is this switch and your awning light system something that was installed by the manufacturer? Below is a list of some of our favorite pop up campers for 2020 & 2021. Question: I have an adventurer camper, and the brake lights are not working, the top running lights do but no taillights? Pat - The first thing you need to keep in mind about your RV is the fact that you have a number of appliances, lights, alarms and other devices that operate on your 12-VDC COACH batteries. Sadly, you have a number of electrical devices to most likely replace such as your fuse panel, converter, and the associated wiring before you can troubleshoot the rest of your electrical system for problems. Answer: Wow! A multimeter can measure potential (DC volts, AC volts), electric current (amps), and resistance (ohms). Question: I have a 2005 Terry quantum 295rlts. If the buzzing goes away after you do this, then you can turn your electrical equipment back on, one at a time, to see which is overloading your breaker circuit. Thanks for any help! I also rewired it. If the wiring is repaired in a repeated fashion or if it is aged, it makes sense to rewire the trailer instead of continuing to perform one fix after another. I have a 2008 four winds 26bdsl. We bought it used and I know that my battery is not new and I've also found that someone removed one of the outlets and left the cord cut under the trailer. We got the TV working, but now the cab fans (metal driver and passenger fans) will not work. Question: I have continuous problems with my board going into the furnace; this only seems to happen when I plug into power. Pop Up Camper: A lightweight unit with sides that collapse for towing and storage, the pop up camping trailer combines the experience of open-air tent camping with sleeping comforts, basic conveniences and weather protection found in other RVs. You can do a camshaft position sensor test using a digital multimeter at home and, if necessary, using a few common tools. However, we have power when we plug it into the house. If either trailer frame is aluminum or has a tilt bed or tongue then you will need to run jumper grounds from the lights to the main trailer connector ground. Once again, I recommend that you NOT mess with your RV's 115-volt power system unless you really know what you are doing. The size of a wire chosen in designing electrical circuits, which determines the current it can handle with minimal resistance. This will warm your engine block after a while. 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