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Old 07-27-2012, 07:28 AM   #1
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Battery disconnect relay cycles on/off

The battery disconnect relay on my 02 Damon Escaper occasionally cycles on/off about every 15 seconds. Has anyone had this problem? My Intellitec BD1 display only shows a charge of 10.1. It cycles both with shore power and without.

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Old 07-27-2012, 07:37 AM   #2
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Sounds like intermittent power to the +12v terminal on the relay.

Is 10.1 the voltage? If so, the batteries are dead for all practical purposes. Probably the charging system isn't working.

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Old 07-28-2012, 01:57 PM   #3
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Check your GFI's because many converters are wired into that type of 120Vac circuit. And, check that your converter is getting 120V.
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:27 PM   #4
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Is your converter fan cycling?

On my Thor, Four Winds, 06 Hurricane, the interior lights would dim and bright about every 10 seconds. When they brightened, I could here the fan on the converter come on. Then when the lights dimmed, the fan would go off. Changed my converter. Fixed the problem.
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