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trm3650

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Posted: 10/01/20 12:06pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

thank you jerry

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ok sorry it takes me awhile, the camper is way out of town. i will go tomorrow depending on wife , and try to get better info and better pictures

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ok i will get back to this post

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rockylarson wrote:

My converter only charges my batteries. From there the 12 volts are sent wherever it is needed. The fuses on my converter protect it from miswiring and/or reverse polarity from the incoming 120.volt system.
Good Luck and stay safe.


The fuses have absolutely NOTHING to do with the 120 system. They are for the 12 volt systems exactly like your car. There are many fuses on your converter. They are protecting the wire going to the devices, not the devices. There are in fact two reverse polarity fuses to protect from back-feeding a miswired battery. The converter provides the 12 volts when the battery is dead or missing.


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trm3650 wrote:

hello, newbie here. say i am working on my jayco, i keep blowing a 15 amp fuse at the convertor, it goes to the A/C unit and the furnace, and of course the wall thermostat.as soon as i put in a new fuse it pops real fast, sometimes it will work for a bit when we put a fuse in it. would anyone have any ideas on where to start


The fuse you are blowing is for the control circuit of those items and probably more like the WH and the fridge.

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One trick you can use involves a license plate lamp socket (The kind with two leads) and a Dash indicator lamp that will fit in the socket.

Put "Tab" type connectors (The flat type) on the ends of the leads and plug int lamp in in place of the fuse.

Now you can hook and unhook stuff till you find out what is shorted.


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good idea

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