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Old 07-07-2015, 03:11 PM   #1
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Check your ground. Just do it

This is so simple and can save you money and grief. In another thread I questioned and finally figured out why I fried my converter and then lost all DC power.
It was because my ground connection was never tightened on the frame from the factory.
Just look at yours, wiggle the wires and make sure everything is tight and there's no signs of corrosion. It could save you a whole lot of trouble.
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Old 07-07-2015, 03:54 PM   #2
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I just looked at mine yesterday! It wasn't preventative unfortunately, I think I might be having an intermittent problem.

But now that you said it, I'm probably going to look again, closer this time.
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Old 07-07-2015, 04:07 PM   #3
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Take it apart. Clean the crimp connections and tighten it all back tight.
It's a little job that might save your a problem in the future.
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Old 07-07-2015, 05:14 PM   #4
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Yup. I can attest to the importance of the ground. On an older Class A I had I would get shocked if holding the awning support arms and the garden hose nozzle from the house.
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Old 07-07-2015, 07:10 PM   #5
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Good info for all of us and in 2 years I never checked it.
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Old 07-08-2015, 05:18 AM   #6
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Where is it located? Under the TT?
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Where is it located? Under the TT?
Mine is up front on the tongue, bolted to the inside of the curb side of the A frame.
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Yes, just follow the white wire from the battery. It will be attached to the tongue.
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We totally redid ours when we put the new batteries on and added heavier gauge wiring in anticipation of an upcoming project. The factory wiring was really sloppy and just bugged me every time I looked at it. Now its all tidy and I KNOW it's right.
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Re-doing all of the undercarriage wiring is on my list. Thanks for the info.
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