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Old 08-23-2015, 07:54 PM   #1
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Converter location in 1997 Airstream Land Yacht 33 motorhome

My house batteries only charge when the engine is running. Neither city power or generator power have any effect on the 12V circuits. There is no AC power at what appears to be the converter outlet. If this is correct, then the converter is not getting power so would not produce an output.

The problem is, I cannot find the converter. I have only had the Airstream for about ten days, so have not looked everywhere. Given where the AC diagrams show the position of the converter outlet and assuming that the converter would be near the house batteries, I do not see anything that looks like a converter. This motorhome was originally built with a Todd Engineering 75 amp converter. It could have been changed out over the last 18 years.

So, where is it?

Thanks in advance for any thoughts or answers.

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Old 08-23-2015, 10:18 PM   #2
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Unless someone here has an answer I would consider contacting Airstream directly (though I have found that they do not seem to know a ton about the Motorhomes (I have a 396XL)). The better option may be to call one of the older Mega Dealers... I would start with Colonial in NJ.

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Old 08-24-2015, 07:13 AM   #3
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Thanks, Wobster. I am very new to RVing and any help is appreciated.
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