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Old 08-07-2012, 03:15 PM   #1
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Running lights not working

On our way down to Florida in a '93 Georgie Boy, just realized running lights aren't working, were working this morning....any suggestions before sundown would be greatly appreciated! All other lights are working.
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Old 08-07-2012, 03:26 PM   #2
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Check the 12 volt fuse box first. If the fuse to those lights is burned try replacing it. If it is not you may just have a loose connection
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Old 08-07-2012, 03:32 PM   #3
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Since it is getting close to 5 pm, I would call the manufacturer. They might be able to help narrow it down. I would look at the fuses first. I would ask the manufacturer if the lights are wired in a way that they all go out if one burns out. Probably not wired that way, but I would ask since they all went out. I doubt all the bulbs would burn out at the same time, but you never know.

I would also check the switch which turns them on. It might have gone bad. I am thinking you may have lost the ground for the lights. Without knowing how it's wired - these are some things I would check.

Good Luck, and safe travels.
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Already done, first thing we tried...already tried all the basic stuff, thanks though! Keep them coming, would hate to have to stop for nightfall!
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[QUOTE="TGR"]Since it is getting close to 5 pm, I would call the manufacturer. They might be able to help narrow it down. I would look at the fuses first. I would ask the manufacturer if the lights are wired in a way that they all go out if one burns out. Probably not wired that way, but I would ask since they all went out. I doubt all the bulbs would burn out at the same time, but you never know.

I would also check the switch which turns them on. It might have gone bad. I am thinking you may have lost the ground for the lights. Without knowing how it's wired - these are some things I would check.

Good Luck, and safe travels.[/QUOTE
I'm pretty sure Georgie Boy is no longer around, was bought out by another company...we already checked all the basic/obvious solutions without success, and we're (actually HE is,lol!)very mechanically inclined, thanks for your help though!
Anybody else? Really want to be sitting on that beach by 12:00pm, hate to lose so many driving hours, Lol!
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Probably Headlight switch. I had a problem with mine recently. They are usaully just an automotive type switch and plug.

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Probably Headlight switch. I had a problem with mine recently. They are usaully just an automotive type switch and plug.

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Wouldn't that affect headlights too?
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Wouldn't that affect headlights too?
Most, if not all, light switches pull out to a first position that turns on the running lights. Then next position turns on the head lights. So, a bad switch or disconnected connector or a broken wire could cause one or the other to go out.
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Georgoe Boy was manufactured in Edwardsburg, MI. until they were bough out by Coachmen. I th9nk they built for a year or so in Mich. before mov9ing everyth9iing South of the border.
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:58 PM   #10
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Thanks all! Running lights back on! Problem solved for now...not fixed, but solved, at least till we get to the campground & he can see what's causing the problem
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Please let us know what the problem turns out to be. We love happy endings with the solution shared for all to remember. HarveyP
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