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Old 06-22-2015, 08:20 AM   #1
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Electrical Issues

This is a follow up problem I have from my previous battery hookup problem. I may have hooked up the battery backwards (white on positive, black and green on negative) and damaged my electrical system. When I hookup to 30 amp power the power comes on for a few seconds and then shuts off. The only thing that remains on is the microwave. Is this an easy fix or should I take it to the dealer? I have no electrical experience.


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Old 06-22-2015, 08:33 AM   #2
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The 12V power converter is shutting down.

You'll find your 110V outlets providing power when you are pugged into shore power as well.

If your have zero electrical experience, then your are definitely looking at a trip to the dealer.

Running the converter with and without the battery would be the next level of testing. Then seeing what might be overloading the converter.

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Old 06-22-2015, 11:14 AM   #3
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How is your battery connected right now?
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Old 06-22-2015, 03:46 PM   #4
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Currently the white wire is connected to the negative and the black and green wires to the positive. This is how the shop foreman at Camping World hooked it up.
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Old 06-22-2015, 03:51 PM   #5
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Check all your fuses, circuit breakers and the GFI in the bathroom. Most of the outlets are connected to the GFI, The microwave will be connected to its own breaker.

If you connected the battery up backwards you probably blow the fuse for reversed polarity, you will find that fuse in the main fuse panel. It is very wise to buy a spare pack or two of 15 and 30 amp fuses.
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Pull your main 30 amp fuse located by the battery and see if it does the same thing. If your batteries are real low, you may need to recharge them using a heavy duty battery charger for about an hour, just to get the battery voltage up a little.


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