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Old 12-28-2019, 09:18 AM   #1
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Need help finding a fuse

I needed to replace the co/propane detector. Long story short... I think I blew a fuse, because now there's no power to the detector or the slides. I've checked all of the fuses (both coach and truck) and circuit breakers, and everything is good. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 2017 Coachmen leprechaun 317sa. Thanks
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Old 12-28-2019, 09:33 AM   #2
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Lights? Fridge? Other DC loads? Hard to believe the detector and slides are on the same fuse which would be on the RV distribution/fuse panel. If no DC to anything look for a DC breaker near the batteries with the flag out. Push the flag in to reset it.

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Old 12-28-2019, 09:38 AM   #3
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Look for circuit breaker above near battery possible.
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Old 12-28-2019, 09:53 AM   #4
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You should find a couple of free hanging fuses going to the house battery positive post. Usually the steps, propane detector. That way they function regardless of the state of the main battery disconnect.

Slides usually have their own high amperage breaker as another poster has shown. Should be on the frame in the battery compartment.
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You should include the model and make of rv you have in your post or in your signature. In my motor home there are fuses in 3 basement bays, in the bedroom and a few near the dash.
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Check the battery switch near the entrance door.
Some referred to it as the
Salesman switch???
Or the solinoid that the switch goes through.
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Start at the house battery bank POS Post/cable and check the Individual smaller wires for in-line fuses/DC circuit breakers
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You should include the model and make of rv you have in your post or in your signature. In my motor home there are fuses in 3 basement bays, in the bedroom and a few near the dash.
He did.
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I have a 2014 year of the same model RV and just tested to see if the salesman switch kills the co/propane and slides - it does not. They seem to be directly wired to the batteries. However, fwiw - there are no fuses or circuit breakers in the battery box. Suspect there is a inline fuse or circuit breaker somewhere hidden. Iíll look around the underside and will post if I see anything. Ironically, my co/propane detector is at the end of its life and I canít stop the end of life warning beep anymore by resetting it - so I am curious to find out how to kill the power before installing the replacement
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I have a 2014 year of the same model RV and just tested to see if the salesman switch kills the co/propane and slides - it does not. They seem to be directly wired to the batteries. However, fwiw - there are no fuses or circuit breakers in the battery box. Suspect there is a inline fuse or circuit breaker somewhere hidden. Iíll look around the underside and will post if I see anything. Ironically, my co/propane detector is at the end of its life and I canít stop the end of life warning beep anymore by resetting it - so I am curious to find out how to kill the power before installing the replacement
I'm afraid that's what I did. I couldn't find a way to secure the power for it and evidently shorted the circuit when I swapped out the old one.
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I have a 2014 year of the same model RV and just tested to see if the salesman switch kills the co/propane and slides - it does not. They seem to be directly wired to the batteries. However, fwiw - there are no fuses or circuit breakers in the battery box. Suspect there is a inline fuse or circuit breaker somewhere hidden. Iíll look around the underside and will post if I see anything. Ironically, my co/propane detector is at the end of its life and I canít stop the end of life warning beep anymore by resetting it - so I am curious to find out how to kill the power before installing the replacement

Lift the negative battery lead?
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Lift the negative battery lead?

I agree - but the OP needs to find out where the fuse is so he can solve his problem. Itís easier to pull a fuse than to unbolt the negative terminal in my humble opinion.
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He did.
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I needed to replace the co/propane detector. Long story short... I think I blew a fuse, because now there's no power to the detector or the slides. I've checked all of the fuses (both coach and truck) and circuit breakers, and everything is good. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 2017 Coachmen leprechaun 317sa. Thanks
When multiple things don't work, that should be on separate circuits, I would start looking at the common ground post. It's usually under the coach, somewhere along the frame. The terminals get corroded and no longer conduct the current.
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