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Old 06-05-2017, 11:09 AM   #1
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Check your battery cables

I have a 2015 Thor Pallazo. The male end of the battery cable cable fell out of the fitting at the battery disconnect switch. Everything electrical quit on the chassis side of the coach immediately. Engine and all. Not even emergency flashers of course. This could be extremely dangerous - one can imagine terrible scenarios. Stoops's Freightliner in Indianapolis did a fine job getting me going ( over Memorial Day no less). The battery cable fitting had been crimped but the cable had not been inserted into the fitting far enough to allow the crimping to be effective. The tech described this cable as "Thor junk" as they put some of their own cables on in the battery compartment during construction.
Consider taking a good look in the battery compartment and satisfy yourself all connections are sold. The tech said a serious fire erupting in the battery compartment is very possible depending on how cables fall apart in there.
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My cables loosen up over time due to vibration. I go and snug them every so often. But not out of the terminal!
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