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Old 01-08-2011, 03:04 PM   #1
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12 volt acting up

Our 2004 Platinum Cardinal is having a problem! The electricity goes out and stays out for a few hours and then comes back on with no prompting! It is only certain things, such as the microwave, tv, and air conditioners! We are on shore power and our battery seems to be fine. The 55 amp converter is not blowing a fuse but we can not hear a fan blowing in it! I'm not sure if we should be able to or not. It says it is super quiet but I'm not sure it should be that quiet! Appreciate any help you may be able to give me!

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Old 01-09-2011, 09:28 AM   #2
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Sounds like it is only an AC problem and that the DC lights still work. Check your plug-in cord at the post. The end on those tends to melt down after a few years as they develop a poor connection. This can be intermittent for a while. It can also be a bad connection at the receptacle inside the post. You need a volt meter.

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If you have a converter you cannot be having a 12V issue with those appliances since they are 120VAC only. Bob is right, you need a test meter to locate the source of your problem
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Thanks, as you can see, I am new at this. I'll check it and let you know what happens!
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