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Old 06-02-2014, 01:11 AM   #11
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Oh, and the running lights were easily fixed. It was a blown fuse on my truck. I thought I was checking the right fuses, but, I wasn't.

So, the running lights are working fine now also. I am good for the season... now just to find some free weekends to get out and about!
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Old 06-02-2014, 08:59 AM   #12
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I was going to suggest the same thing about increasing the amperage to 45AMPS. It should be the same amperage as your converter/charger is capable of producing.

Each battery in your bank will want to draw 18-20AMPS of DC Current when you hit them with your BULK CHARGING voltage (14.4VDC).

If you have two batteries in your battery bank then your on-board converter/charger should be the 45AMP model and of course should also be a SMART MODE type charger system. The SMART MODE 45AMP Converter/Charger model will re-charge your two batteries in a quick three hour charge time.

replacing the in-line fuse with a auto reset circuit breaker is a great idea. Most new trailers come out with auto reset breakers now it seems...

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Old 06-04-2014, 06:50 AM   #13
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So far so good! Bottom line is that it could have been a little low on some battery fluid, but more than likely I was just under-protected with the 30 amp fuse and probably should have had at least a 40 amp to handle the startup load that the generator was pushing???

We shall see...
If the start spec is 30 amp then you could either have a bad starter or a loose or dirty connection somewhere if it is drawing more than it's supposed to.
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Old 10-09-2015, 04:53 PM   #14
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Oh, and the running lights were easily fixed. It was a blown fuse on my truck. I thought I was checking the right fuses, but, I wasn't.

So, the running lights are working fine now also. I am good for the season... now just to find some free weekends to get out and about!
I have the same issue exactly, on my T24Z OCTANE 2014....not everytime, but most of the time I use my onboard generator, it blows the fuse near my batteries. it seems to do so when it shuts off. then absolutely nothing works even with generator power, until I replace that fuse. it does not charge the battery when this is happening...sometimes everything works great...it is a mystery for sure and my local dealer put new batteries in it, 2 weeks later, I fire up the generator, then turn it off, and bam blown fuse again.

I am intrigued by the auto-resetting 40amp breaker, it just seems as though sometimes, there is a surge after the generator is shut off, sometimes there is not.
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Just curious, did this fix your issue? I have a brand new 2016 Octane SL that I literally just towed home, and the inline fuse blows instantly. Even without being plugged in or without any outside input. Super frustrating! Off to the dealer!
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Power problems

Mine seemed to be a pretty straightforward fix, the converter is shorted out. Thankful for the warranty!
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