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Old 10-02-2014, 06:14 PM   #1
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12 volt power problems to porch and back bedroom lights Seaview 2000

I have no power to porch or bedroom side lights. where do I start?
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Old 10-02-2014, 06:40 PM   #2
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Check the fuses on the 12 VDC distribution panel..... Rook
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If you have a multimeter, check each wire at the light against ground. Your fuse panel distributes 12 (+) and the ground (-) is connected to the metal frame of the RV. If you haven't cut or damaged any wires, it very likely could be a bad ground connection.
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Old 10-02-2014, 07:05 PM   #4
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I will try and remember what we did on one of our previous rigs when this problem was there.

The two lights by bedside & porch light had to have inverter turn on (I THINK) for these two switches to work. The control panel switch.

I hope I remembered this correctly. It would be very easy to turn control switch on and then bed lights. I used to forget to turn that switch on before bed light switches.

If this is not correct,I tried to remember!
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Old 10-02-2014, 07:22 PM   #5
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Your porch light is 12 v and probably the lights in the bedroom. Check the bulbs to be sure. No inverter needed to power 12 v DC lights, only 120 v AC.
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Check all of your GFI recepticles to see of one has been tripped. They can cause problems like this too.

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GFI is for 120 volts AC. The lights in question are 12 volt DC.
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Oh Yeah, Huh...

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GFI is for 120 volts AC. The lights in question are 12 volt DC.
You' Correct

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