Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-18-2014, 08:38 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Valencia
Posts: 2
Electrical Problem


Just recently, my inside lights and slide out stopped operating when connected to the batteries. Although the batteries are new and operate the electric tongue jack. For my interior lights and slide out to work, I must connect the trailer either to my towing vehicle or to land power. Any suggestions?



momsfudge59 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 09:40 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Aurora CO
Posts: 2,336
Fuse or battery disconnect switch between battery bank and inside power panel ( or fuse on power distribution box between battery supply and interior equipment load )

Toung jack is probably wired to battery bank ahead of fuse ( or it's own fuse )

Jim & Kim from Colorado

2014 Eagle 30.5 RLS
2015 Dodge 3500HD SRW 6.7L
Click on my profile for Mods and notes
Jmooney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 09:48 PM   #3
Moderator Emeritus
Rustic Eagle's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 7,371
Check battery ground wire for corrosion. As mentioned by Jmooney, check the 30amp fuse at the battery (recommend carrying a spare).

Electric tongue jack also has it's own ground.


2016 GM 2500HD 6.0L/4.10
2018 Jay Flight 24RBS
2005 Jayco Eagle 278FBS (retired)
1999 Jayco Eagle 246FB (retired)
Reese HP Dual Cam (integrated sway control)
Rustic Eagle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2014, 09:59 AM   #4
Senior Member
RoyBraddy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: King George
Posts: 2,397
Have you removed your batteries recently - You may have reconnected them in REVERSE POLARITY or sparked the leads coming from the converter/charger unit.

Check for an IN-LINE fuse very close to the battery terminals and also check on the 12VDC FUSE PANEL for two fuses labeled REVERSE POLARITY. These two fuses are usually off the them self.

If the tongue jack is working which is directly connected to the battery terminal then there is a DISCONNECT (Blown FUSE) somewhere between the batteries and the 12VDC FUSE PANEL

Roy Ken
Roy and Carolyn
I claim Horse Creek Country in Southern Ill - Momabear is from North Texas
We live in King George VA

"We're burning daylight" - John Wayne
2008 STARCRAFT 14RT OFF-ROAD POPUP with PD9260C and three 85AH 12VDC batteries
2010 F150 FX4 5.4 GAS with 3.73 gears - Super Cab - Towing Package - 2KW Honda EU2000i Gen
K9PHT (since 1957) 146.52Mhz
"We always have a PLAN B"
RoyBraddy is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:31 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.