The power supply that your parked RV is plugged into can cause problems if it is supplying too much or too little power, fluctuates, is not grounded correctly, or its connector is corroded. If it a regular receptacle then it is powered by one of your 110-VAC breakers in your AC Powerbox. Many appliances have sensors on their mechanical parts that will kick a breaker or blow a fuse rather than allow the appliance to continue running in an unsafe mode. Answer: First, make sure that your COACH batteries are in good shape and fully charged. By the way, if you use a multimeter and measure across the COACH battery terminals it should read around 13.5-VDC. You could cause an electrical fire and destroy your RV. In the process of replacing 2 old overhead 12v lights (that worked) with LED lights, something happened. Question: We all of a sudden have an electric issue. From cranks and canopy poles to latches and lights, we have what you need for your DIY repair or … I have had the batteries tested, they tested good, I replaced the convertor with a brand new on. Answer: You didn't say but I assume that your trailer is wired for the standard 30-Amp service. Question: I have a 2008 Springdale by Keystone (30 ft pull behind trailer). Check out our LARGE selection of RV Replacement Rv Light Bulbs and replacement Globes, RV Porch Lights and Security Lights to help keep your next trip safe and secure. Check that all of th fuses are good and if they are, then you should get a multimeter and measure that you have voltage to the fuse panel and also out of each fuse. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 29, 2020: Jordan h - You should have an ON/OFF switch for your Hot Water Heater; as well as a switch for selecting 110-VAC or Propane to operate it. 2 leisure batteries in the back and a starter battery underneath the drivers seat. I just purchased a champion generator inverter for my pull behind camper. However, the tester must fit the tow vehicle socket. One RV, Two Electrical Systems. especially if you use a multimeter and measure the presence of 12-VDC on the input terminals of the Inverter. Try to trace the wiring from the fuse panel that goes to these 3 particular lights. Question: I have a 2000 Fleetwood Pace Arrow. LED lamps are designed to operate on 12-VDC and can work properly up to maybe 14-VDC, but above that their protective circuitry can burn out. If after you check the tow vehicle for problems the trailer lights still appear dim or aren't lighting at all, clean the connector plug. It only takes maybe 5-minutes to do the job if you have the right tools. Any suggestions on what to check? Discovered that the fuses on the converter had completely melted, along with the plastic housing for the fuses. See what was the most effective! Don is a retired engineer and long-time motorhome owner who enjoys helping readers deal with the increasingly complex technology of RVs. How can I further diagnose my RV's electrical problems? With the symptoms, you described these checks should find your problem. If you don’t see over 13 volts, your converter is dying. If this is the case, use wire cutters, a crimper and a wire stripper to perform a swap. 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 previous owner said the lights didn’t work and that they replaced the bulbs. Example: 1 MW means one megawatt, a million watts. If that is OK, then your temperature control panel may be suspect. It is actually doing its job by indicating that you have such a current leakage with these two appliances. Question: My 2019 THor Hurricane 35m has a "zone 1 temp sensor error" on my LED screen. 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. Answer: I am assuming that you are saying you have no-AC-to-DC power, but all of your AC systems operate properly. One one-thousandth, 0.001. All you have to do is link up the white wire to the negative and the colored wires to the positive. If one or several test results do not provide a response from the tester, the tow vehicle itself might be the problem. Admittedly, intrmittent problems can be tough to find the cause, but this is the best I can dfo for you without being there and examining your RV electrical system myself. Don thank you for replying. Copyright © 2017 Michigan Truck Spring of Saginaw, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Farad, the measure of the value of a capacitor. The fridge’s cooling unit is frozen solid. Do you have any suggestions? When replacing a fuse, always use one with the same current and voltage rating. If the trailer lights flicker on and off, there is a good chance the trailer is grounding by way of the hitch instead of through the trailer's wiring connector. Add your own questions and comments. If these are OK, then you should use a multimeter to make sure the Converter is keeping the battery charged. I can only guess that you might have a major wiring error, but that's all I can say. Be sure to check out our trailer wiring diagrams for wiring identification and how to wire a trailer for additional information. 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. Your COACH batteries are kept charged by your CONVERTER, which in turn operates on your 110-VAC. Get those batteries operating properly and your problems will likely go away. Has this awning light system and this switch operated properly in the past, and has just started to not work properly? BUT, if you are not qualified to get into current measurements, please stay away from this problem. We purchased a new heat pump for zone 2. Any ideas where I should start looking. This is the reason behind the Left side not working I'm sure even though I'm not an electrician or claim to be one. Answer: When you are traveling and are not plugged into 110-VAC, your 2-way Fridge will operate on propane, but it must have 12-VDC from your COACH battery, which is charged only when you are plugged into 110-VAC. Keith@andersontrailers.com on August 15, 2020: I had a blow out on my Evergreen Everlite 2011 5th wheel. Put Crimp and Solder Seal Terminals in their place. We're newbies to this 2013 27N Vista Winnebago as well as the RV world. A capacitor often has a polarity and must be installed properly. Where can I find the flasher module for the turn signals? Question: My RVs stabilizing jacks will not extend, do you think it's electrical? The fuse box is located on the door side of the kitchen and along the pantry cabinets. With an older RV, you must keep your COACH battery relatively NEW and full of water and fully charged. The thermostat wiring to the AC should be the same as with the Zone-1 AC unit, so you can use it as a guide, but BE CAREFUL! I assume they're electrical, so check if your camper's battery is fully charged because the jacks operate on this power source. If they are OK, then you have to do a little wire tracing to the high current solenoid that the power control panel uses to switch between the shore power and the generator. What could be causing the short? It is not uncommon for people to not put things back the way they were, or even leave a wire loose. Your interior light are 12-VDC lights and they, like a number of our other interior items such as your temperature control panel, your CO and gas alarms as well as your 2-way Fridge (if you have one) all run on your battery. Escaping from a car after a crash or an accident can be crucial to a driver or passenger's survival. Question: My son has a travel trailer that the breaker keeps popping in it. How do I know which circuit breaker to shut off? I then solved that problem. My idea is the power cord, or the converter Maybe. Question: I have a 2019 Keystone Passport Ultralight. the input house dc power at the front fuse panel is 10.6vdc. Answer: Well, the first question I would have is; Is the external power cable plugged in securely? Then you should check the voltage going to; the interior lights, the fridge, the water pump and the electric thermostat. We are on a campground with full hook up; 50 amp, but the lights, water pump and AC stopped working. They will only turn on if you back feed power form the 12 volt system through the front storage locker light. Any ideas? An electrical component that stores electrical energy, with a specific storage capacity. In the old setup, the AC panel and the refrigerator were both hooked into the same breaker. I'm using the same power chord I usually run the RV off my Generator while camping, and it never trips? Question: I have continuous problems with my board going into the furnace; this only seems to happen when I plug into power. A 12-volt problem can cause failure of other appliances and systems if they have 12-volt power to their controls. Assuming that your trailer's power system has worked normally in the past, I would check the following; 1- Is the external RV power cord that is plugged into the campsite power box OK? My problem is the inverter isnt working. While driving, it showed it was running on gas, and the light was not flashing, so we assumed it was ok. It should be trying to charge your Coach battery and if you use a voltmeter across the battery, you should read around 14.5-VDC if the Converter is charging the battery, around 13.5-VDC of the battery is charged, but if you read around 12.5-VDC, then your battery is not charged, and the Converter is not trying to charge the battery. It works when plugged into electric. Our residential refrigerator, out TV’s all stay on during the outages. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 09, 2020: francesca - your rv has a standard RV external power cord. Your trailer's lights are essential to safe operation. 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. Trailer light problems can be traced to any point in either the tow vehicle’s electrical system or trailer wiring, so visual inspection and testing are the first things to do. Now I suspect the solid-state muli battery isolator, but I am not sure. Question: Why would the receptacle for my full size refrigerator stop working? My power is coming from a 200 amp service with a dedicated 50 amp breaker. All he is running is the air conditioner. Do you have any idea what is wrong? I have a 2008 four winds 26bdsl. so we turned on inverter and now the Air conditioner (only thing we're running) keeps going on and off. Volt, the measure of electrical potential. Here I give you all the lessons I've learned so you too can make a nice weekly or monthly profit and have fun learning to flip cars for a living. Answer: Some questions you should review when considering what the problem with stabilizing jacks could be: 1. Thanks for any help! Example: 1 mW means one milliwatt, a thousandth of a watt. 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. Question: My 2003 Gulfstream scenic cruiser did not have dc power to one control panel. Now, if you're actually talking about your 110-VAC 50-AMP AC-Voltage System and you are only reading 29-VAC then you need to go to your campsite power box and check if you have the proper voltage there. 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. Read my article on How to Keep Cool in your RV for tips. Answer: First of all, is your 12-VDC Cut-Off switch turned OFF so that you have voltage to your interior lights? What could have caused it? This is a problem for the campground, and if they don't accept responsibility for any damages, then I wouldn't go there again. 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. We also have directly wired a running light from the outside of the camper and was able to light up the whole camper's running and tail lights. It worked when I replaced the controller. With all of this being said, I ope you can deduce what your real problem is. Check that each of the wires from the switch gets power, first of all, to assure your light switch is good. Question: On a 2004 Dutchman Express, with new 12 volt battery and all wiring tight with zero corrosion, what would cause only the negative 12 volt DC connection on the circuit board to get hot enough to start melting the plastic coating on the wire and only do so while air conditioner or furnace are running but NOT blowing the fuse on the positive 12 V side that control the furnace and air conditioner? Complete with a color coded trailer wiring diagram for each plug type, this guide walks through various trailer wiring installation solution, including custom wiring, splice-in wiring and replacement wiring. I wait to start, and the light comes on after turning the ignition key, but no cranking. A long shot is that, considering the age of your RV, there is a loose wire on one of your water pump control switches to ground. After that I now have 2 outlets that won't work, checked fuses and can't find what caused it. Answer: Those flickering interior lights tell me you most likely have either a bad coach battery or it is not properly charged by your converter. If not, batteries may show they have voltage, but they will not be able to support a real load. Are your stabilizing jacks powered or manual? Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 23, 2020: CompleteNewbie - Yep, almost all motorhomes require that the Parking Brake be on before the slides will work. Answer: Your motorhome has two interior "zone" temperature sensors that are used by your Temperature Control panel to manage the Cooling and Heating systems. 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. Question: My battery to the engine is boiling and hot. If the breaker is switched on the fridge works, but the AC panel doesn't. Many people do not wire the connector at their home properly for the RV's 30-AMP external power cable to connect to. Once again, I recommend that you NOT mess with your RV's 115-volt power system unless you really know what you are doing. Begin by cleaning the ground connections. Your Tank Level display also operates on 12-VDC which indicate th battery or Converter? Answer: A situation like this is very serious. If the fuse still blows, with everything OFF, then you most likely have a short in your wiring harness somewhere. Appliances may use any of these three power sources, individually or in combination. 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. The main and auxiliary batteries are ok. 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. Also, there is no whirring or any sound at all when we push the extend button. You see, a GFCI circuit operates by detecting very small current leaks between the Common wire and the Ground wire in your Rv. Considering this, and if you have not made any wiring modifications to your RV, the direction of the slide movement should not change, unless your slide control module is malfunctioning. A device that opens up or "throws" itself to break a circuit when the current through it exceeds its designed limit. Any time a power converter is plugged in and working, you will always “see” more than 13 volts. This article provides some basic information for the RV owner to help diagnose and repair electrical problems efficiently and safely. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on July 30, 2020: Michael - I believe I understand. Answer: Most campers will have multiple Water Pump switches usually located; near the kitchen sink, in the bathroom and outside in the service centre. I need to add my motorhome is plugged into a dedicated RV 50 amp, complete hookups here at the house. By the way, your Solar panel is usually there to apply a "trickle charge" to your Coach battery while it is kept in storage or is just sitting idle for a day or so, it is not designed to keep the battery charged and handle a motorhome's power load. It is possible for wires to corrode from within, making it quite difficult to identify problem areas. And any external receptacle you use for power should be able to match the connection on that power cord. Question: I have a '69 holiday rambler that I bought and rebuilt in 2016. Check if the problem receptacles are GFCI slave units? (Everything worked perfectly before.). Secondly, while on Shore power, is your Converter operating? Your camper or RV was designed by professionals with your safety in mind, as well as your convenience. 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. 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. I have it plugged into the house (no batteries), and the interior lights will randomly turn on by themselves. If this is not the problem, you should then check the 50-AMP connector to your camper to make sure you have both sides of the 220VAC from the campsite power box. If you’re … (were just a few miles from home, fortunately!) If the sensors seem OK, then the most logical problem would be that your 12-VDC battery is not fully charged and may not be powering the temperature control panel properly which can cause it to give you errors. Answer: Your ceiling fans run on 12-VDC while your Air Conditioner runs on 220/110-VAC. Question: I have a Fleetwood Terry 29 Ft 5th wheel. Very, very frustrating. Remember that problems with your AC appliances may not come from your 115-volt system at all but from your 12-volt system, because the controls for your fridge and your air conditioner and heater—and other switches here and there—are likely 12-volt. If you do take the battery our, or allow it to degrade, then your interior items will be operating on the CONVERTER, which is typically not designed to carry the load of everything that runs on 12-VDC. This is the most common cause of your problem. not 12-VDC. I would also check the DC voltage without having campsite power plugged up. Later that day we lost 12v power again. TruckSpring.com is your source for light, medium, and heavy duty truck and trailer parts. I’ve always had good experiences with Coleman Pop Up Parts, and they have a great selection of interior camper lighting. The campground supplies AC power on two different wires: a 240-volt supply is split into two "legs" of 115 volts or so. If half your appliances along with your air conditioner are out, one possibility is that half the AC supply from the campground is missing (another possibility is a GFI going off; see part 1 above). Question: The GFi outlet in my RV trips on generator power, but works fine on shore power. Can you advise? Still, both don't work. Address the problem now so you don't have to fuss around with your trailer once the cold weather arrives. Did I fry the inverter or is there a breaker that protects this device. Do you have any ideas what could be wrong? This battery is the heart of your RVs internal electrical equipment and it must be kept charged. At both ends? We have a 2019 THOR Quantum that has two rear electrical stabilizing jacks. I have a 1995 coachmen Catalina camper and when I plugged it in it made a loud pop so quickly unplugged it and then plugged it in to the right plug in and all power came on and is working but my air conditioner heater and the clock on the microwave isn't working what could be the problem. And, if the problem happens when everything is OFF, you need to examine your wiring closely. Let's first review how we selected these pop up campers. Want to save on an expensive car bill? All AC appliances stay on during the intermittent power loss. The problem may be easy to fix or it may not be. Try to turn OFF all of the electrical equipment in your RV that is powered by that particular breaker to see of it is overloaded. This power control panel requires that your 12-VDC be good to operate properly. I checked the awning motor and it works when connected directly to a 12 volt battery. How should I approach troubleshooting this? The converter uses the higher-voltage AC power that comes in from the campground or generator through the 115-volt AC breaker panel and converts it to 12-volt DC. Answer: Of course, you already know that your GFCI system consists of a "Master" GFCI receptacle which has a TEST and RESET button on it, but it also has one or more "Slave" GFCI receptacles which are powered by the Master GFCI. Don Bobbitt (author) from Ruskin Florida on June 30, 2020: Dave - You must hae your COACH batteries in your Rv and they must be kept fully charged. 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. 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'm afraid, you are in the position of having to figure the wiring our on your own. Without a set of good tires, your car will not run smoothly and your engine will use more gas than it should. Like others I’m having intermittent 12v power loss. 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. How do I find a short in these wires that run willy nilly with different color wires? Clean the plug and socket with a special cleaner. Is there any damage to the cord or any oxidation on the contacts? You hae a breaker panel in your Rv that has breakers that turn ON/OFF 120-VAC to a number of electrical equipment in your RV. So, from your symptoms, I would first check your wiring at your home and that it is wired properly for your Rv to be connected to. To protect the RV and you the owner from harm if an appliance or other electrical device or an electrical line fails and draws too much current. This is the top problem for most RV's with interior electrical equipment. Off I turn on my ac everything works lights, fridge,outlets, but when I shut it off everything goes out !! I'm saving it for a resource in the future. Answer: Your water pump runs on your Coach 12-VDC system. The size of a wire chosen in designing electrical circuits, which determines the current it can handle with minimal resistance. I have a Cyclone Toy Hauler 5th wheel, in the garage I have 3 lights that will not work and everytime I try to put a fuse in, it immediately blows. So, if you do not have power at your Fridge receptacle then either your Inverter is bad, or the battery is not fully charged. The voltage in your home is AC voltage, in the US typically 115V AC. One thing I can recommend is to change the GFCI master receptacle in the hopes that yours is bad. Check that these switches are in the proper positions. As to your Microwave clock? Here’s a few easy RV heater troubleshooting tips and basic repairs, to give you a helping hand. It might be necessary to use an attachment to properly test the system. I changed the headlight switch and now the dash lights work but my headlights and turn signals still do not work. Answer: Check your COACH batteries. Most RVs have a master switch for disconnecting your RV's power during storage. I lost all power on the riders side, when plugged into outside power (50amp) but everything works with the generator. The original wiring has two wires that were connected to make a single wire and then connected into the 12v connections on the back of the fridge. You can make a profit of $1000 or more on a car if you know what to look for and how to drive down the price when buying. Spray the connector with an electrical contact cleaner and use a fine wire brush to clean the contact pins. Question: I have a 1992 Prowler. That way you can decide when and where to use your appliances so that the flow of electricity stays within the bounds your system can handle. 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. Answer: I would first reset the breakers in the campsite power panel. If you do not keep good fully charged batteries in your Rv then things will have to run on the Converter alone. I already flipped the fuses. We had it plugged into our home, (No batteries are connected). Is your RV a motorhome or a trailer/fifth wheel design? Less powerful hair dryers might be better for RV use. Problems in the DC system can also cause lights or appliances to go on and off. "Inverter" is actually the name for another device most RVs have that changes 12-volt DC power to 115-volt AC for use in televisions and such. It will be a lot simpler to get that battery in there and running than wiring in a 12-VDC power supply. There is a 15 amp fuse coming off the battery(its the only one I can find) it was blown but I replaced and it hasn't blown again. So, I would suspect your battery and then if it is OK, the Converter. So, every few days, you must plug your camper into a 110-VAC source and recharge your COACH batteries. I have searched for a diagram of the electrical underneath but cannot find one. So, back to your "HOT" common wire on your COACH fuse panel. We have a 1993 holiday rambler free spirit 5th wheel. 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