Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-24-2014, 09:41 PM   #1
Borderbuster's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NW Washington State
Posts: 73
Unknown Switched Device

Okay, I give up. I thought I knew everything but this has me stumped. Maybe another Hawkins motorcoach owner will chime in.

Last year I bought a 93 Hawkins from an estate. Needless to say the previous owner was not very helpful in showing me the intricacies of this particular coach.

Here's my problem: Right above the refrigerator is a lone rocker switch, always on, momentary off. Any idea what this switch is for? Unknown where the wires go, no access without tearing something apart.

The reefer is a Norcold 3 way. Also according to the maintenance records there is a fridgemate fan installed somewhere but I haven't located it or the switch for it yet (unless it is the aforementioned rocker switch).

Thanks in advance, I will post results if it gets figured out.

Randy, Karen and a couple of mangy cats
93 Hawkins 36DP, 03 Explorer
Borderbuster is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 06-24-2014, 10:08 PM   #2
Community Moderator
"007"'s Avatar

Nor'easters Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
iRV2 No Limits Club
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 27,902
There is a couple of links in this post that might get you the answers you need for your coach.
This page may have your answer also.
Here is a Owners Manual same section.
You may just have to trace out the wiring for switch, switch may pop out of paneling.

98KSCA, 99MACA, 03 KSCA-3740- 8.1 Chev-- ALLISON Trans, now in good hands
"007" is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2014, 11:31 PM   #3
Borderbuster's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NW Washington State
Posts: 73
thanks 007, I actually have most of the HMC club info. Previous owner of my Hawkins was a very active member and officer of the club. (and I got most of his Hawkins literature and manuals with the MH).
I am only guessing that this switch has something to do with the reefer. The previous two owners made many modifications and this could be part of one.
Randy, Karen and a couple of mangy cats
93 Hawkins 36DP, 03 Explorer
Borderbuster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2014, 06:31 AM   #4
Senior Member
joemcgin's Avatar
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Franklin, Mass.
Posts: 204
I am the second owner of my Winnebago Adventurer & had an unknown switch above my microwave in the 12V breaker cabinet. Fortunately I was able to contact the original owner & found out that he had installed a cooling fan from a computer in the vent area behind the refrigerator.
Joe & Kathy
2000 Winnebago Adventurer 32V Workhorse Chassis
joemcgin is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Test Report: Absorption Refrigeration Protection (ARP) device Gary RVRoamer iRV2.com General Discussion 67 04-01-2018 09:59 PM
New 5 Star Tune Device ! 5star Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 61 07-14-2015 05:27 AM
Building your own WiFi Capture Device Jack Mayer Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 21 11-02-2014 08:21 PM
Fuel saving device FLYING BUTCH iRV2.com General Discussion 42 02-26-2014 06:56 PM
adding device to hotspot? buck454 Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 8 02-24-2014 08:41 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.