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Old 09-01-2013, 12:57 PM   #29
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My jack is wired into hot that goes to breakaway switch, this is way wired original 1976, never had prob.

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Old 09-01-2013, 01:16 PM   #30
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Mine is wired directly to the battery....but it will work if the battery is dead if trailer is plugged to the tow vehicle.

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Old 09-01-2013, 07:42 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by goshawks00 View Post
So still trying to figure this electric jack out.

Hooked to TV 12v electric jack works. (This is w/o shore power)
Unplugged from TV and with main 110 breaker off jack doesn't work

Afterwords I plugged in the shore power and turned the main break back on and unhooked the TV ..jacks worked.

Unhooked shore power but left the main break on... jack doesn't work.
Arrrrrg! Trying to avoid running yet another line to the battery but it's looking like I may have to.
Had btthe same symtoms on my 76 ovelander it was the ground fuse corroded. Sprayed with contact cleaner and removed/reinstalled several times, has worked since.
It could be the battery ground connection too.

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