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Old 06-23-2015, 07:58 AM   #1
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How do I stop the humming from my converter. It's driving my wife crazy and we are about to embark on our first multi day trip in quite a few years. I have a 71 Safari, everything works great, but the hum is quite loud. Any ideas?
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Old 06-23-2015, 08:06 AM   #2
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Purchase a new modern one and install it. See Randy at best converters.
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Old 06-23-2015, 09:35 AM   #3
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I agree with JKRU. My converter was a hummer when we bought the trailer, it was the first thing I replaced (easy job). Randy was very helpful when I purchased mine.

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If you replace the converter/charger go with a three stage charger not much more than the standard model and your batteries will be much happier. Good camping Rand
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How do I stop the humming from my converter. It's driving my wife crazy and we are about to embark on our first multi day trip in quite a few years. I have a 71 Safari, everything works great, but the hum is quite loud. Any ideas?
option 1: Unplug from shore power at the times it is bothering her.

option 2: If you are going somewhere it's hot, where the air conditioner will run a lot, let the AC fan run full time she most likely will not hear the humming over the noise of the fan.

option 3: Replace it as others have suggested. You and she will be happy!
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Replaced factory installed unit due to humming and squealing that made it hard to sleep. Now there's no sound from the converter.
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Old 06-30-2015, 10:05 PM   #7
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cord on converter??

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I agree with JKRU. My converter was a hummer when we bought the trailer, it was the first thing I replaced (easy job). Randy was very helpful when I purchased mine.

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Alden- I purchased a 60A boondocker per Randys suggestion from best converters- There is a cord with a 3 prong plug on it.....anyone have a clue on this-???

My old one HUMMMSSS....and it is nerve racking-
It does not have a cord, and the DC fuses are the new variety in their separate compartment.

The issue is that i do NOT have any elec box or supply nearby to plug this into -mayday
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