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Old 11-28-2019, 09:16 AM   #1
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If I have power to converter but no power to breaker panel does that mean converter is bad? 40 amp fuses on converter not blown. 65 amp converter wfco
Iím new to rving and I fear I messed up hooking up to bad power supply. I now have new 50 amp dedicated supply. But keeps draining battery

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Old 11-28-2019, 09:41 AM   #2
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A converter shouldn't drain the battery. The converter converts AC pored to 12vDC when you are plugged in. It handles the changeover from batteries to converted shore power and also charges the batteries when on shore power only.

If I worked on any wiring my first assumption would be that I had mistakenly put it back wrong. That would include wiring to batteries. I'd disconnect it from the batteries and try it on shore power only to see if it runs that way.

How old is the converter? If it is an older model and it turns out to be not working then you might be ready for an upgrade.

Please let us know if it works when disconnected from the batteries and we can go from there.
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