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Old 10-08-2013, 04:20 PM   #1
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Power Step problem on Fleetwood

Have my 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 36S stored in an enclosed storage since last november. I have the land line hooked up to AC power to maintain the house batteries, I have the chassic battery hookup to a float charger to keep it up. I go up to it every week to check the batteries and run the generator. I did not make it up to the RV for the last two weeks. When I went up this week the house batteries where very low (11.6 V). The steps whould not come out. I charged up the house batteries (They are new), the batteries are ok (12,5 V). But the steps will not come out. I have checked the Power step fuse (20 amp), and the power step relay fuse (3 amp) in the battery control center box located in the compartment above the propane tank, both fuses are good. I have a light under the RV by the steps that comes on when I activate the steps this light does not come on now, so I think it may be a relay or fuse that is effecting them. I am at a loss for where to look now? Could sure use some help!
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:47 PM   #2
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My steps operate off the engine battery.

If it gets low my steps won't work.
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First of all , your converter will charge both house and chassis batteries. I'm guessing you hit the battery disconnect and therefore your batteries are not charging.
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:19 PM   #4
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Check the water in your batteries and be sure you have enough voltage to crank you MH. If it will crank, let it run for a few minutes and then try your steps.
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I have checked the water in the batteries, and everything is fine. The power to my land line was cut off, I believe because of bad weather power outage in the area that first week. I also started the engine and ran the engine for a while and kept the engine running but still no success.
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:55 AM   #6
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google seach kwikee step troubleshooting. select support.powergearus
you will get wiring diagram and trouble shooting . It's PDF format , so it's easy to download good luck
make sure your entry step switch is in the proper position.which is step
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First of all , your converter will charge both house and chassis batteries. I'm guessing you hit the battery disconnect and therefore your batteries are not charging.
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Make sure your disconnect is not tripped....
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