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Old 08-31-2012, 11:00 PM   #29
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:32 PM   #30
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Are there any black wires connected to any of the connections where the red or white wires are connected. I am referring to the charge line wire from the TV. If it is not connected correctly it would take the fuses out on the converter.
Do you have any automotive type fuses of the type that goes in the converter. Any thing under 40 amps will work.
Again, these fuses only blow when there is reversed polarity. So I think there are some wires crossed somewhere.
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There are no black wires going anywhere. I'm about to snatch some fuses out of the rover. So would a grounding or crossing of the battery have done it? The battery wasn't bolted down when I left the last tech 300 miles later I found it bounced around.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:54 PM   #32
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Are you boondocking in Louisiana?
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:14 AM   #33
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Where does the positive wire from the converter go? You said a red wire goes from the battery to the fuse block. How is the converter connected to the battery?
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:18 AM   #34
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Yep boon docking in la. Weathered my first hurricane in an airstream Looks like a red wire comes off the fuse block to the converter can't quite tell as it all runs under and around the shower basin
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:34 AM   #35
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Do you have tools? Can you disconnect all of the wires except the two (red and white) that go from the converter to the battery? If so, I would do that. Then unplug the converter from the AC power and if you have a couple of fuses from your truck. 20 amp would work. Replace the fuses in the converter, then plug it back in and see if they hold.
But before you do that, let's try this first. Disconnect the red and white wires from the converter. Then replace the fuses in the converter and see if they hold. If they don't, there is something wrong in the converter. If they hold, then disconnect the wires mentioned above and only connect the wires to the battery. Make sure the converter is unplugged when you disconnect and reconnect any wiring.
It's 11:30 PM here, so I will sign off for now. Will check in on you in the AM.
If the fuses hold with only the battery connected to the converter and you can power the trailer with the generator, you may be able to get the battery charged up and we can go from there.
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I would be very careful with electrical problems as you could have a short leading to overheated wires or worse a fire.
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You weren't in a lightning storm by chance? Or have a power surge while plugged in to shore power?
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I turned all the power off for the duration of the storm. Also I have no access to a computer. Checked the battery it is bad.
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