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Old 07-31-2014, 03:34 PM   #1
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Solar panel fuse

On my 2013 AI Ext, I am reading zero amps from my solar panel. Have been for some time now. Batt voltage is below 12.6.
Sitting in full sun all day....no amps. There is a fuse between the panel and the control module.....anyone have a clue where it might be? Or any other suggestions?


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Old 07-31-2014, 09:10 PM   #2
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Mine was located under the rear lounge/bed. IIRC, it was an inline fuse on the curbside near the BIM. Don't recall what size it was. I'd check but the AI is packed for departure. You do have to remove the "wall" under the bed to access it.
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Old 07-31-2014, 09:40 PM   #3
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Yes the inline fuse for the solar panel is in compartment under the lounge/bed. You have to remove rear panel under bed to get access to than fuse.


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Old 08-01-2014, 06:18 AM   #4
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Thanks folks....I have been that compartment several times lately, trying to troubleshoot the new battery monitor. I am surprised I did not see the solar fuse......probably because I was not looking for it. It is supposed to be a 10 amp fuse.


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Old 08-01-2014, 11:24 AM   #5
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Well.....I may not have seen the solar panel fuse for a good reason. Apparently my unit has the fuse "in the solar panel". There was no inline fuse in the wiring to the solar control module....or anywhere in the solar wiring under the lounge. Looks like I get to add this to the list for the shop. I am going to call them to see just where this fuse may be.....and is it easily accessed....
I vaguely remember someone found theirs in the wiring harness above the wardrobe.....might just look. If I have a day of nothing to do.


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More evidence that Airstream wires units from same year differently.


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I guess the fuse has not blown after all. We are seeing output from the panel now!!!! Left off shore power with refrig running for a few days! Just not used to seeing batteries with a full charge and how well they can perform when properly charged. 😊😊


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