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Old 07-06-2010, 09:23 PM   #1
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we have a 1973 sovereign the lights went off the other day and i cant get them to come back on the ac works as well as the fridge and outlets i only see one fuse box with bus fuses but i dont see one that is blown is there another fuse box or is there a reset on the inverter i think it is a simple fix i just dont know were to look any help would be great thanks b2b
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Old 07-07-2010, 05:30 AM   #2
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Electricity you have to chase. Start with the converter. Make sure it is getting power, then make sure it is putting out power. The AC and fridge are 110 volt and the lights are 12 volt. They are two different systems.
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:57 AM   #3
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do you have 12v at the battery?
do you have 12v at the fuse panel?
since all the lights went out, i'd guess that you would find the problem somewhere near the battery/fuse panel. sometimes the fuse holder ends get corroded or the fuse goes bad at the metal ends where you can't see it.
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:32 AM   #4
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we have a battery and a fuse panel is there a reset on the converter anywhere any ideas on what to clean the fuse terminal with thanks b2b
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:45 AM   #5
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There are circuit breakers for the 12 volt systems at the control center. they may have gone bad. I had that happen in my safari
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it would depend on which converter is in there. there should be fuses on the positive and negative 12v side. i've used fine sandpaper or a fine file to scrape the terminals. disconnecting the battery and unplugging the converter first, is advised.
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Thanks for all the tips going to try to work on it tomorrow night where is the control center is that where the clock and water pump switch is thanks
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Yes its where the clock and switches are. On mine there were something like 3 circuit breakers attached to a copper strap then I think to separate wires going to differen lights
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