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Old 07-14-2012, 01:50 PM   #1
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Full charge on all 3 batteries, no power inside. HELP

I just bought a 1983 Fleetwood Southwind. When I bought it, the gentleman turned on the generator to show that it worked, and while it was running, showed me that everything worked. I got it home, and have started getting ready for my first RV trip and nothing works off of the battery power. Everything works fine off of the gennie, and alternatively, I can get everything but the water heater to work from shore power. Have full charge on all 3 batteries, checked all of the fuses I could find and nothing....also, could not find a cut off switch. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:54 PM   #2
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Usually the 'cutoff' switches, or the 'Saleman's' switches are located near the entrance door.
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:48 PM   #3
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Solved. Didn't realize the 40 amp fuse was broken. It wasn't fried, it was literally broken from the post.
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:52 PM   #4
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That is a good feeling when the problem is found and is minor. Now enjoy your camping trip
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:53 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum!

Glad your first problem turned out to be a simple one.

As for getting your water heater to work, are you sure it is intended to operate on AC and not just propane?

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