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Old 01-27-2014, 04:00 PM   #1
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Transformer Disconnect/Access

How do you access the transformer to replace or just to disconnect? Its under the front couch. I have a 1978 trade wind , 25 ft. Only an air vent outside.
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Old 01-28-2014, 08:18 AM   #2
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Probably have to take out the gaucho.

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How do you access the transformer to replace or just to disconnect? Its under the front couch. I have a 1978 trade wind , 25 ft. Only an air vent outside.
I assume your trailer has a front gaucho. If it does, see my signature blog on how to remove the gaucho. I installed a 110 electric switch just rearward of the curb side window. This switch controls the 110 receptacle I installed adjacent to the new 12 volt unit in the front curbside corner of the trailer.

This is the switch as installed - see post #17 here:


The above mentioned switch controls this receptacle in the area of 12 volt converter behind the old gaucho.


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