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Old 07-11-2013, 05:57 AM   #1
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Just got a '72; plugged it in and nothing

Just bought a '72 Overlander 27' that hasn't moved in 12 years. When I got it home I plugged it in and nothing powers up. Can someone give me a quick checklist of where to begin this troubleshoot please?
Thanks tons, Ranchdog
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:03 AM   #2
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I wish I could help you but this sounds like it could be anything. My personal choice would be to take a look at the converter or Univolt first. I am sure that someone will jump in here soon enough with tons of help. Best of luck!
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:50 AM   #3
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When you say nothing do you truly mean NOTHING? As in no 110 or 12v? All the lighting (stock) is 12V. Crabbey1 is correct in that you should start with the converter. It takes the 110 power supplied and steps it down to 12V.

Grab a fan or a lamp and try out the 110V outlets to see if they work.
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Might try the breaker box first
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:13 AM   #5
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Might try the breaker box first
Absolutely, always go from the known good source down the line to where you finally loose power. Verify the outlet you are plugging in is good, then check the breaker box and make sure its on, then check outlets. If all that is good then go looking at the converter/charger and the battery itself. A cheap neon tester or a digital voltmeter are handy tools to have in the house and trailer.
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